English as an Additional Language

White Hills Primary School have a group of passionate educators to support students who have English as an Additional Language (EAL). 


Our EAL Staff 

Rachel Swinnerton co-ordinates the WHPS EAL program. The program includes many students with a Karen background, as well as students from other non-English speaking background. Rachel supports both the EAL students and their teachers.


Paw Gay and Htoo Bo are Karen support staff. They support students from a Karen background within the classroom as well as in focus groups. Htoo Bo is a qualified interpreters and is able to provide translation support for notes and events. Both Paw Gay and Htoo Bo provide a valuable link between WHPS and our Karen families. 


EAL Support Working Days

Rachel - Monday and Tuesday

Paws Gay - Monday and Tuesday

Htoo Bo works - Thursday and Friday


RVEAL Testing - https://test.linkitau.com