Hampshire Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS)
Asylum seeker and refugee support - advice for schools
Hampshire EMTAS can:
provide detailed guidance on asylum seeker/refugee issues including immigration, admission to schools/colleges, teaching and learning, pastoral advice, resources, useful contacts.
provide a bilingual assistant to translate or interpret.
give you practical teaching support, including an early profiling assessment of the pupil's previous education and current achievement levels to enable early and correct placement.
provide advice on the best course of action regarding GCSE choices/other courses when admitting pupils into Year 10 or Year 11.
provide in-class support for the child/young person.
provide training for school staff.
Please see Schools: new arrivals for information on making a referral to our service.
Asylum seekers and refugee children/young people in education: good practice guidelines 2mb (published September 2009) by Hampshire Inspection and Advisory Service (HIAS) offers detailed information and guidance to Hampshire schools.