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.

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Can we help your parents?

As you know, EMAS is a TPRC we have produced this document to help parents understand how EMAS staff can help them report hate in the community. Third Party Reporting Service

Third Party Reporting Centre

EMAS is a ‘Third Party Reporting Centre’ (TPRC) for hate crime. This means that all of our staff have received training about hate crime and are able to support parents (in first language, if available), and to report any incidents in the community to the police, either with or for them. This can always be […]

Welcome to a new school year!

EMAS are working in schools as normal, with a full range of training, assessment and support opportunities. Contact Karen Thomas for more details.

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