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Bilingual learners not achieving their potential

* Bilingual learners are not achieving their potential because of a lack of support at school, Ofsted warned this week.

It said pupils from other cultures whose spoken English is indistinguishable from their classmates are not given the help they need to improve their English writing.

Letters 22 Implementing Languages Entitlement in Primary School: an Evaluation of Progress in 10 Pathfinder LEAs; and Could They Do Even Better? The Writing of Advanced Bilingual Learners of English at Key Stage 2 are available from www.ofsted.gov.ukl jon.slater@tes.co.uk

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