Project ID - TIS001235
English - The tutor will be assisting in the teaching of English to newcomer pupils.

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Newry High School
BT34 1QN


Jennifer Patterson

Student Skills

Teaching/language students. Students with a positive attitude who will work under the direction of a teacher and use initiative and implement strategies to teach English to newcomer pupils in small group setting.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Raised self-esteem and self-confidence. Will have a greater vocabulary. Will have a more positive attitude to school. Will improve their ability to understand and respond in English in oral and written communication.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Tutor will become aware of strategies to support newcomer children. Tutor will gain confidence in working with newcomer children. Tutor will gain experience in using strategies to teach English to newcomer pupils. Tutor will become familiar with Planning for Inclusion and Diversity toolkit.

Extra Information

Newry High School is an all ability school which has had a recent increase in newcomer pupils who have little or no English. These pupils are currently withdrawn for ESOL English support. The tutor will be assisting in the teaching of English to these pupils.

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