EAL and multilingual teaching staff

As well as fully supporting children who have English as an additional language (EAL) across our sites, we boast 4 teachers who can speak additional languages too.

Ellen McCartney – Our Wood Lane site manager Ellen is both French and Italian speaking . She has helped many of our French and Italian speaking families to feel part of our Preschool Community.

Joanna Sapeta – Polish speaking . Joanna has helped many polish speaking children settle into our preschools.

Lourdes Romero –   teaches Spanish to the children who attend our Burton Crescent site , she achieves this by embedding her home language into our daily routines.


Shehnaz Shah – our finance manager is fluent in Urdu and Punjabi. Shehnaz loves to support families who need help with translation.

Michelle Sanderson-  is  Makaon trained and enjoys teaching the children new signs every week.

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