Next step for plan to teach English as second tongue at Leeds school

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EVERY teacher at a Leeds school has been trained to teach English as an additional language to all its pupils – even the native English speakers.

City of Leeds School attracted national publicity earlier this year with its radical plans to raise standards by delivering extra English lessons as a foreign language.

The school in Woodhouse, which will be renamed Leeds City Academy from September, has less than a quarter of pupils with English as a first language and the majority have arrived in the country in the last four years.

 

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