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EAL Information

 

EMTAS (Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service)

Please ring us on our help lines below (term time only) for information and support with home-school communication or if you have any questions relating to your child’s education or well-being. All our assistants speak English so, if you can use even a little English, you can call at any of the times listed below.

 

If you need an interpreter for any other language, you can contact EMTAS by calling: 01256 330195 or emailing: emtas@hants.gov.uk with your contact details and the language you speak and we will do our best to help you.

 

Arabic: ask for Zein Ahmed

  • Monday 12.30pm–2.30pm
  • 023 9244 1508
  • EMTAS Base: Havant

 

Bulgarian: ask for Iliana Kocheva

  • Friday 2pm–4pm
  • 01256 330195
  • EMTAS Base: Basingstoke

 

Chinese Mandarin: Ask for Shelley Clarke

  • Tuesday 1pm-3pm
  • 01256 330195
  • EMTAS Base: Basingstoke

 

Nepali: ask for Sudhir Lama

  • Friday 12.30pm–2.30pm
  • 01256 330195
  • EMTAS Base: Basingstoke

 

Polish: ask for Katarzyna Tokarska or Magdalena Raeburn

  • Monday 2pm–4pm
  • 01256 330195
  • EMTAS Base: Basingstoke

 

Portuguese: ask for Catarina Martins

  • Friday 1pm–3pm
  • 01256 330195
  • EMTAS Base: Basingstoke

 

Romanian: ask for Ildiko Ordog

  • Thursday 10:00am–12:00
  • 01256 330195
  • EMTAS Base: Basingstoke

 

Spanish: ask for Fiona McKenzie

  • Wednesday, 2.30pm–4.30pm
  • 023 9244 1531
  • EMTAS Base: Havant

 

Turkish: ask for Ozgul Springett or Kadriye Francis

  • Wednesday 1pm–3pm
  • 023 9244 1450
  • EMTAS Base: Havant

 

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller phone line
EMTAS telephone advice service for schools and parents/carers to answer questions relating to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils and to discuss any concerns.

To speak with one of our dedicated Traveller team:

  • Phone 01256 330195
  • Ask for the Traveller phone line
  • Monday 11.30am–1.30pm (term time only)

 
Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) phone line
EMTAS telephone advice service for schools and parents/carers to discuss concerns and get advice in relation to the Emotional Literacy Support needs of pupils from black and minority ethnic groups (including Travellers).

To speak with our trained ELSA team member, Julie Curtis:

  • Phone 02392 441 450
  • Ask for the ELSA phone line
  • Thursday 09.30am–12.00pm (term time only)