Good to discuss the current situation and agree ways forward… a really useful and informative meeting!

Lovely, positive, engaging delivery of useful material. Your passion for EAL really shows and is inspiring.

Very professional and helpful – EMAS continue to offer excellent support.

Excellent service yet again! A really useful visit and Ofsted advice most welcome.

Overview

EAL Portsmouth (the home of Portsmouth's Ethnic Minority Achievement Service) are a team of highly experienced and well-respected Advisers and Bilingual Learning Assistants. We work with schools in Portsmouth and beyond, across all Key Stages (Nursery - KS5), to support pupils who have English as an Additional Language to make outstanding progress.

Our courses and consultancy are constantly reshaped to meet the particular needs of a school, group of schools or local authority. We also provide a range of pupil-support services, including diagnostic and holistic assessments.

Latest news

Additional information

Our EAL professional association, NALDIC, has collated a huge range of websites and resources to support pupils with home learning. The list has been published on the EAL journal blog here https://ealjournal.org/2020/03/20/resources-for-eal-learners-during-school-closures/ and there will be further ideas and blog entries added soon. We have also had information from Doctors of the World and the […]

Resource creation/translation for Portsmouth

Our team has limited access to emails at the moment, usually outside of office hours, but please do contact us if you have any resources that you need us to find in first language or to translate for you.

Interpreting support for Portsmouth

EMAS staff are all working remotely at the moment but please continue to contact us should you need any help with interpreting, especially in a safeguarding situation, using the EMAS mobile number 07769 368770.  We are offering phone or face to face support (depending on the individual levels of BLA self-isolation) in the following languages: […]

See all our news

Central training

Advisory support

Pupil assessments