What does EAL mean?
‘Pupils with English as an Additional
Language (EAL), may also be
referred to as bilingual. The term
‘bilingual’ refers to pupils who have
regular access to more than one
language. This group includes a
wide range of experiences, from
Newly Arrived to more advanced
learners of English.’
Taken from EMA Network guidance ‘Supporting Pupils with English as an Additional Language’.