At the British International School of Washington, we embrace and celebrate our diverse and international community and support all students who join us; we offer English as a Second Language support to students who would benefit.
Assessing learning support needs
Students with English as an additional language are assessed by our ESL staff to identify the areas for support needed to access the curriculum.
How does our English as an additional language program work?
Our students are immersed in English constantly, but for added support they might receive continued support, with either one-to-one or small group support during modern language lessons. There are also academic vocabulary classes for students in the Secondary School.
Rapidly advancing your child’s language needs
Your child will be immersed in the language, with additional support where necessary, and you will be able to see them making visible regular progress.
Impact on other learning outcomes and approaches
Students will become proficient in English and will be supported to achieve in all areas of the curriculum. This will be through a range of group and individual activities. It sets out a path to success, and students who study English as an additional language here will be able to achieve an internationally recognized qualification in English as an additional language.