English as an additional language

A learner of English as an additional language (EAL) is a pupil whose first language is other than English. First language is the language to which the child was initially exposed to during early development and continues to use this language in the home and community. This measure is the percentage of pupils (primary and secondary) for whom English is an additional language.

 

Number of school pupils for whom English is not their first language

Area 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
South Hams 008C # # 0 # 0 0
Q3 - Average 623 681 718 797 913 877
South Hams 173 177 168 188 218 185
Devon 2,549 2,808 2,972 3,315 3,698 3,770
Western Locality 144 138 144 171 191 171

# = less than 5

 

Percentage of school pupils for whom English is not their first language

Area 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
South Hams 008C # # 0% # 0% 0%
Q3 - Average 2.1% 2.3% 2.4% 2.7% 3.0% 2.9%
South Hams 1.7% 1.7% 1.7% 1.9% 2.2% 1.8%
Devon 2.7% 3.0% 3.2% 3.5% 3.9% 3.9%
Western Locality 1.4% 1.4% 1.4% 1.7% 1.9% 1.7%

 

Percentage trend of school pupils for whom English is not their first language

 

Percentage of school pupils for whom English is not their first language

 

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