Assessment

Stage of English Fluency

Lambeth schools need to assess the stage of EAL fluency using the Lambeth Proficiency in English Stages

Below is a document offering guidance on making the assessments and a link to the EYFS, KS1 & 2 scale documents.  

Guidance Document

Initial assessment 

Always check materials to ensure they are for initial assessment, not for use when special needs are suspected.  Materials to support the latter are under the Identifying Special Needs tab.

Lambeth schools need to use the Lambeth Proficiency in English Stages for both an initial and ongoing assessment of English fluency.

The materials below offer suggestions for making a baseline assessment on new arrivals.