Multiply Maths and ESOL

September saw the start of our Multiply maths and ESOL classes. Our Entry level students learned about prices and budgeting, all underpinned with ongoing English language skills. This was such a success that, as part of our curriculum, the students budgeted for our...

Settling into a new community and learning English!

This month’s blog is concentrating on our pre-entry group and those who are new to English. They have navigated themselves to English class and are now attending regularly.  Post Covid we are seeing cracks in communication and the right help and guidance being...

Articles from an ESOL perspective

This month we are looking at the composition of articles and how they are taught to ESOL students.  An article often appears as an exam question for their assessment.  Students have been taught to plan and draft their ideas. One particular challenge for ESOL learners...

December 2022 Update.

Well a rather long and overdue blog at the end of a busy term. The first and last of 2022! As we return to the classroom fully, demand for classes remains high. In this blog we will look at our well attended pre-entry class. The class has a mixture of new arrivals and...

Pandemic Pressure

Using the technology in blog two helped us in the lockdown and most learners started to use Zoom for the first time. They worked well at connecting each week to have their English lessons. Google Classroom helped them to show their homework to their teachers and...
Technology in the Class Room

Technology in the Class Room

So we have managed a whole term in classes with a blended learning approach and there are still some real challenges.  Our focus this month is on technology in the classroom. In our classes we always  include technology so that lessons are interactive. COVID-19 has...