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English as an Additional Language (EAL)

We support pupils learning English as an Additional Language in fulfilling their academic potential.

English as an Additional Language (EAL) is taught by specialists, providing a range of English courses to international pupils via small-group classes. The emphasis is on building confidence with the language whilst ensuring students can successfully access all curriculum areas. When needed, additional 1:1 lessons are also arranged.

Students in the sixth-form attend IELTS lessons in preparation for university entrance. Groups are very small to ensure intensive teaching of academic language. IELTS is designed to be studied over one year, culminating in an exam, the EAL department thoroughly prepares students for this exam and organises all testing arrangements.

Latest News

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Devizes to Westminster 2022

This Easter, three crews from the Blundell’s Kayak Racing Squad were able to take part in the world famous Devizes to Westminster canoe race.

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Brilliant Blundellians

We have had a great deal of success in our Sciences this term, with many pupils achieving high in a number of national challenges.

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Two pupils awarded the Blundell’s White Blazer

White blazers are awarded to pupils who achieve Full Colours in three areas of the school.

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Blundell's fundraising activities

All four of our school charities provide us with excellent examples of what it means to care for others in practical ways and we are privileged to partner with them and learn from them.

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Blundell's in Space Spring Concert

Wednesday 16 Feb saw the extraordinary Blundell’s in Space Concert.

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Pupil Profile: Molly

Blundell’s pupil wins a place at Cambridge University to study Law.

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The Exeter Chiefs England Rugby Academy

Congratulations to Dan, Ben and Will who have been selected for the Exeter Chiefs DPP U18 Academy Programme. It's great to see our strong connections with Exeter Chiefs continue.

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Pupil Profile: Kabir

Blundell’s pupil wins a place at USA Ivy League University Dartmouth College

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Exeter Cathedral Carol Service

The carol service in Exeter Cathedral is always one of the highlights of the school calendar and this year certainly did not disappoint.

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