Dual language resources for bilingual children and parents
and for the multi-lingual classroom
How Schools Work
It can be very confusing when you arrive at a new school to know where things are and how they are done. New arrivals and their parents can use PENpal to touch the various areas on the poster and hear explanations how an English primary school works. Simply touch the language you want to hear and then the topic, and you’ll hear an explanation of the curriculum, school routines, homework, and much more. You can choose either English or your home language.
Areas covered are: Assessment, Different Year Groups and Key Stages, Curriculum, Reports, Rewards, School Clubs, Homework, Uniforms, Parents Meetings, Getting Involved, Type of School.
Also if you touch any of the areas on the picture you will hear an explanation of that are, for example touch the white board and you will hear how a white board is used in the language of your choice.
With your PENpal you can hear How Schools Work in Albanian, Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, English, Farsi, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Malayalam, Mandarin, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Somali, Spanish, Sylheti, Turkish and Urdu.
Now you can also have the poster customised with your school name and logo, and mounted on tactile weatherproof board.
Please contact us for details.
How school works poster
Sound Enabled : Yes