Resources to borrow
We have a variety of resources to borrow free of charge to Bradford District settings/Schools. Please contact us on 01274 439393 if we can help with any of the following:
School information DVDs for families
New (2016) Education Today DVD - Information about schools for parents and carers in English, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian, Arabic & Urdu
This DVD (free to Bradford District Settings/Schools) was produced to give information about the education system in the Bradford District. it is designed for parents/carers to watch in their homes and for use by settings and schools. If you need a copy
of this DVD then please contact 01274 439393.
DVD - Information about Early Years education for parents and carers
This DVD (free to Bradford District Settings/Schools) was produced to promote the importance of Early Years education. It is designed for parents to watch in their homes or for the use of settings and schools. It is available in English, Polish, Swahili,
Urdu, Slovak, Russian and Hungarian. If you need a copy of this DVD or Early Years information please contact Jeanette on 01274 439393.
New to English resources
Rochdale Borough Council has produced three useful documents for working with families new to English - translations of quick feedback you may wish to make 'at the school gate' when an interpreter is not available, a parent survey and a guide to supporting
parents to read in English with children.
Quick feedback for the school gate
Translations of parent survey
Guide to supporting parents to read in English with their children
If you are working with a New to English child or young person then the following downloads may be useful in helping you settle them into your setting. We have words and phrases in many different languages all common to the Bradford district.
Basic words and phrases in Bulgarian Basic
words and phrases in Czech
Basic words and phrases in Greek
Basic words and phrases in Hungarian
Basic words and phrases in Lithuanian Basic
words and phrases in Polish
Basic words and phrases in Portuguese Basic
words and phrases in Romanian
Basic words and phrases in Russian Basic
words and phrases in Slovakian Roma
Basic words and phrases in Slovakian Basic
words and phrases in Slovenian
Basic words and phrases in Spanish
Basic words and phrases in Swahili
The following booklets can be given to help children/young people who can read in their first language to help settle into your school/setting
Student booklet in Czech Student
booklet in Hungarian
Student booklet in Polish
Student booklet in Portuguese
Student booklet in Russian
Student booklet in Slovakian
Student booklet in Spanish
For a free CD of Polish sound files of over 100 useful words please contact us on 01274 439393.
School calendar 2016-17
for an editable school calendar available in Czech, Slovak, Hungarian and Polish.
Further information and links
The BBC also have language pages - click on the links below.
BBC Slovak -
BBC Polish -
BBC Czech -
BBC Latvian -
BBC Lithuanian -
BBC Slovene -
BBC Russian -
BBC Romanian -
The British Council have resources for children who are new to English