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.


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

EAL Portsmouth become ‘Inclusion Experts’ for the STA

The Advisory team at EAL Portsmouth has been successful in their applications for the role of Inclusion Experts for English as an Additional Language (EAL) for the Standards and Testing Agency (STA). We will be working with the DfE to ensure that Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 national curriculum tests, reception baseline assessments […]

26th NALDIC Conference – Leeds, 2018

EAL Portsmouth have been invited to present a workshop on creative approaches to EAL, in conjunction with Jane Andrews from the University of the West of England. Karen Thomas has been asked to talk at our EAL professional association NALDIC’s annual conference in Leeds at the end of the month, which is a really exciting prospect. She will be […]

Starting Out for UASC

Starting Out – Creating a co-ordinated approach to UASC’s access to education in Portsmouth   In June 2017, EAL Portsmouth began delivering a programme for UASC in Portsmouth, creating a series of eight roll-on, roll-off English language sessions for those young people awaiting permanent school or college placements in the city and beyond. In March 2018, […]

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