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It is a lovely school with a welcoming feel and a positive atmosphere. Much more visible leadership team. A feeling of pride in the school. As parents we feel really proud that our son comes to such a great school, which we knew was fabulous whether OFSTED told us or not! The trips that Mrs Glover & Mrs Sear have been putting together are a fantastic idea and hope they continue. I am extremely happy with Daniel's progress since starting at the Pre-School. He seems to have made a lovely group of friends and enjoys coming in every day. I can't wait to see him progress further. Senior & middle leaders know the strengths of their staff & deploy them accordingly. More tailored support for different groups of learners has been a really big & positive change. Thank you! The Headteacher has a clear vision for the school & her ambition for it to continue to make improvements is shared by her senior team & staff.

Language Ambassadors

Some of our children are acting as Language Ambassadors to help build first language supportive networks in our school community including helping new families to Cliftonville Primary and Pre-School.  

 

We are very lucky, and so proud, of the children in our school who speak more than one language. We have families in our school who come from all over the world including Russia, Slovakia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Poland, Albania, Sweden, Barbados, Portugal, Romania, Latvia, Sudan, China, South America, the Phillipines, India, the Czech Republic, Greece and Vietnam. 

 

This amazing diversity means that we can often offer children arriving from overseas a friend who can communicate with them and help them to settle into school life. Language Ambassadors have formed an integral part of the everyday lives of many pupils at Cliftonville Primary and Pre-School. Each year, children who demonstrate the right qualities, and who speak more than one language fluently, are selected to provide help and support to new pupils who arrive here with difficulties in speaking English.

 

Our Language Ambassadors for 2018 - 2019 can help with...

Tagalog, Latvian, Bengali, Slovak, Czech, Turkish, Greek, Polish, Chinese, Russian, Dari & Farsi Persian, Portuguese, and Lithuanian.

 

Please see Ms McAvoy for more information.

 

 

 

 

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