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Orchard Academy EAL statistics 2016

 

This year at Orchard Academy we have 161 (53%) children who speak English as an additional language at home. Across the school there are 22 different languages spoken from around the world:

 

We ensure that the school learning environment, teaching and learning and communication with all is as visual, interesting, engaging and informative as possible. Children’s competency in the English language is assessed and monitored during their time in our school. Where appropriate, additional strategies, support and interventions will be implemented to ensure that all children achieve their potential.

Home Language Spoken

Number of Children

Tamil

35

Polish

23

Akan/Twi-Fante

18

Somali

15

Swahili/Kiwahili

12

Urdu

6

Bengali

6

Spanish

6

Arabic

5

Telugu

4

French

3

Igbo

3

Panjabi

3

Dutch/Flemish

2

German

2

Gujarati

2

Hindi

2

Italian

2

Portuguese

2

Yoruba

2

Sinhala

1

Persian/Farsi

1

 

September 2016

Contact Us

  • Orchard Academy,
  • Springfield Boulevard,
  • Springfield, Milton Keynes,
  • Buckinghamshire, MK6 3HW,
  • 01908 670681
  • Email: school@orchardmk.org.uk
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