English As An Additional Language Service
Additional Support For Learners
Type of Service:
Additional Support For Learners
Last Updated:
04/07/2019
Address:
EAL at Sunnybank,
Sunnybank School,
Sunnybank Road,
Aberdeen,AB24 3NJ
Telephone:
01224 261717
Age Groups:
5 years to 18 years
Service/Vacancy Details:
This peripatetic teaching service provides language and curriculum support for bilingual pupils in Aberdeen City Schools. Immediate response is offered to schools who should contact us on enrolment of a bilingual pupil. Free service, available to those pupils attending Aberdeen City Schools.
Availability:
Term Time Only
Costs:
Free
Further Info:
  • Accessibility?: Yes
    • Ramp entry, lift access to second floor.
  • Admission Policy: Yes
    • Your child is entitled to have his/her English learning needs assessed and the right level of support to be arranged. The EAL Service responds to referrals from schools by assessing the pupil, advising on materials and consulting and supporting staff. Primary and Secondary Beginner's Groups are taught twice a week either in their own school or at the EAL Service at Sunnybank Primary School. Pupils with basic and improved competence in English are taught in the classroom from P1 to S6. Staff may guide Secondary pupils to follow the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) qualifications route. 
  • Any Other Languages: Yes
    • We are the EAL Service for all Aberdeen City Schools.
  • Bus Routes?: Yes
    • Bus no. 19.
  • Other Information On Opening Times: Yes
    • Timetabled hours in schools and office hours as above.
  • Referral Policy: Yes
    • By Head Teacher of pupil's own school.