The objective of the EAL program is to facilitate the inclusion of non-native English speaking students in their mainstream classes.
We strive to provide quality EAL support for our students. Although students are required to have a certain level of English proficiency according to the year level they are applying to enter, we work with our EAL team and homeroom teachers to enable the EAL students’ transition into the mainstream class.
We adapt ‘ESL in the Mainstream’ in our curriculum and track student progress with our EAL Scope and Scales (starting from the date they are screened for admissions purposes till they are included in the mainstream class).
There are mainly two types of EAL support provided at HJIS: