English as an Additional Language (EAL)

  • To help young people with English as an Additional Language overcome barriers to learning.
Who is it for?:
  • Young people who have recently arrived to Holyrood from another country and are new to learning English
  • Young people in Holyrood who have always lived in Glasgow but use a language other than English at home.
Types of support given:
  • Support in mainstream class (co-op teaching)
  • Curricular Support (plan with class teacher)
  • Consultative support for class teachers about a range of additional support needs
  • Assign an EAL support worker
  • Additional arrangements in SQA exams
  • Study Support and Exam technique seminars for upper school.

Please find Literacy Support PDF’s below – available in English, Romanian, Urdu and Punjabi. 

English – Literacy Learning English[1]

Romanian – Literacy Learning – Romanian[1]

Urdu – Literacy Learning Urdu [1]

Punjabi – Literacy Learning Punjabi[1]