Young Interpreter Scheme

To support schools in setting up the scheme successfully whilst considering the well-being of all children and young people involved, Hampshire EMTAS offers:

  • Primary and Secondary online registration to Young Interpreter Scheme® Moodle which provides access to guidance and materials to train pupils

  • A yearly subscription page on Moodle which offers trained Young Interpreters a range of exciting activities aimed to develop their skills

Cost: £70 per school registration including unlimited access to either Primary or Secondary Moodle and one year’s access to subscription page (worth £25)

One registration per school. Download the order form to complete your registration.

Branded badges, certificates, stickers and other items are available to purchase for a small additional cost. See order form for details.

More information about the scheme

Visit the Young Interpreter Scheme’s Moodle

View the Young Interpreter Scheme’s content on the London Grid for Learning portal

New Arrival Ambassador Scheme

All the materials you need to select and train your New Arrival Ambassadors. Once trained, these pupils will be able to support the integration of pupils arriving in-year eg Looked After Children and Traveller children. Primary and Secondary versions available. Related merchandise includes badges.

More information about the scheme

Order form Microsoft Word 251kB

Conversation Cards

A set of high-quality, Q and A cards focusing on aspects of EAL (English as an Additional Language) practice and provision. Designed to support staff training. Include additional online content.

More information and a sample

Order form Microsoft Word 149kB

EAL e-learning

A suite of online EAL (English as an Additional Language) focused e-learning modules that can be used for continuing personal development (CPD) for staff.

More information and a free taster unit

Contact lizzie.jenner@hants.gov.uk to register

Bespoke support and training

Members of the Hampshire EMTAS team are available to deliver training, to interpret at meetings with parents, to work with school-based colleagues to develop practice and provision for EAL (English as an Additional Language), BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) and GRT (Gypsy, Roma and Traveller) learners and for assessment visits to review the progress of an individual pupil. Prices available on request.

Contact sarah.c.coles@hants.gov.uk to discuss your requirements.

For GRT-specific requests, contact graham.ellwood@hants.gov.uk

Positive Parenting Course  

A session for parents from ethnic minority backgrounds which provides an opportunity to address key issues relating to bringing up children in two cultures. £110 a session. Additional charge of £90 if bilingual support is needed. Note that there will be an additional charge for sessions scheduled outside of Hampshire.

Contact Kamaljit.dulai@hants.gov.uk for more information and to book

Heritage Language GCSEs

Various packages available to prepare pupils for their Heritage Language GCSE and administer the speaking test. Available in a range of languages. Note that there may be an additional charge for schools outside of Hampshire.

More information about the packages

Dual language Story telling Session

Story-telling in two languages, this session supports younger children to enjoy a shared experience of story and promotes cultural and linguistic diversity in your setting.

Contact Kamaljit.dulai@hants.gov.uk to discuss your needs and to book a session

Persona Doll Session

A powerful session to boost the self-esteem of EAL (English as an Additional Language) and Traveller children. Also useful for all children in raising their awareness of other cultures and languages in a positive way. EMTAS has Persona Dolls representing 12+ languages and countries, each with their own personality, likes, dislikes and life histories. Suitable for Key Stage 1.

More information about Persona Dolls

Contact Kamaljit.dulai@hants.gov.uk to discuss your needs and to book a session