Intervention Groups: Supporting Secondary EAL Learners Beyond the Classroom (Webinar)

This webinar launches new guidance on how to use The Bell Foundation’s classroom guidance and strategies to support secondary EAL learners in intervention groups.

We are excited to launch brand new guidance around planning and running intervention programmes for learners who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). The webinar will be suitable for staff who plan and organise intervention programmes as well as for the EAL specialists, classroom/subject teachers and support staff who run the interventions. The webinar will provide an overview of how our classroom guidance and strategies to support EAL learners can be used to inform intervention sessions as well as in-class support.

Areas of focus will include:

  • An overview of the guidance; 
  • Suggestions on how to use it; 
  • Examples of case studies at different key stages and with learners at different stages of English language proficiency; 
  • Opportunities for questions.

Ahead of the webinar:

To make the most of this webinar, you may wish to familiarise yourself with the secondary version of our classroom guidance and strategies to support EAL learners. 

Part of the webinar will be allocated to a Q&A session. If you have any questions related to the webinar topic which you would like answered during the live session, please send them to:

Who should register for the webinar

School staff working at secondary level, including: 

  • Subject teachers;  
  • EAL teachers; 
  • Teaching assistants; 
  • EAL coordinators; 
  • Anyone with responsibility for EAL; 
  • Inclusion leads; 
  • Anyone with responsibility for planning intervention.

Why you should register for the webinar

  • One-hour intensive session with Q&A; 
  • Access to session recording; 
  • First to hear about future webinars and how to sign up.

If the webinar is full, please complete the wait list form and you will be contacted if a place becomes available. Everyone on the wait list will be sent a copy of the webinar recording.

The webinar URL will be issued 90 minutes before the session. When you receive the webinar URL, please check that it takes you to the event room, if not, please email Please note that you will not be able to log in to the webinar event room in advance. Please check your ‘junk’ folder if you have not received this information one hour before the event.  

Ticket sales end at 12:00pm (UK time) on 16 May.

Your trainer, Sarah

Sarah Moodie joined The Bell Foundation as a trainer in 2021. She has 30+ years of experience in a range of settings including language schools, secondary schools, local education authorities and a UK university. She has been a mainstream English/drama teacher. Sarah has an MA in Applied Linguistics, an ESOL focused PGCE (secondary) and 2 postgraduate diplomas. Recently, Sarah has been engaged in writing the new Guidance and Strategies to support learners with EAL. 

Your trainer, Karen

Karen Warwick joined The Bell Foundation in November 2020 as a trainer. She has worked as an EAL specialist teacher for local authorities and independently. Before this, Karen was a primary class teacher. Karen has an MA in Education and a CELTA qualification. Her work with the Foundation includes delivering online training, webinars and resource development.  

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