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

Area201320142015201620172018
South Hams 001211519162018
Q4 - Below Average588597613729836832
South Hams173177168188218185
Devon2,5492,8082,9723,3153,6983,770
Western Locality144138144171191171

 

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

Area201320142015201620172018
South Hams 0013.7%2.8%3.7%3.0%3.8%3.5%
Q4 - Below Average2.6%2.6%2.7%3.2%3.6%3.5%
South Hams1.7%1.7%1.7%1.9%2.2%1.8%
Devon2.7%3.0%3.2%3.5%3.9%3.9%
Western Locality1.4%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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