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Beaconside C of E Primary School & Acorn Nursery

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New to English- Building up langauge and vocabulary


To support your child’s learning, below are links to website to build up their English vocabulary and activities for them to enjoy.



There are free resources on this website which allows your child to explore the English language. Activities such as the reading comprehension tasks will improve their knowledge of definitions. Snapshot maps are a good way of getting your child to use their imagination and explore different ways of describing pictures. Video stories have different picture books where children can begin to understand intonation and pace when reading.



The Bell Foundation

The Bell Foundation have lots of different ideas to improve your child’s English in speaking, reading and writing.




Twinkl is providing free access to their resources and they have many bilingual resources and resources for learning English.

Step 1: Go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer

Step 2: Enter the code CVDTWINKLHELPS

Step 3: Click on EAL

Find lots of reading and writing activities on Twinkl.


Flash Academy

Flash Academy have Free EAL Project Packs (app is also available)



Learn English Kids

British Council website has lots of activities for children as well as support for parents learning English too. learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org



Audio-visual stories to support understanding




Free resources to support learning of the English Language



Duolingo App


Setting prompts

Animals comprehension

Jungle barrier game 

Ramadan Eye Spy

Transport barrier game 

Countryside barrier game

Social scenes 

Farm barrier game 

Beach barrier game