Mother Tongue

Mother-tongue is a child's first or native language and Dwight School London aims to inform parents in the maintenance and development of both mother-tongue language and literacy skills.
Such support includes:

  • The provision of mother-tongue classes within the curriculum (including the School
  • Activities Programme)
  • Providing parents with information regarding the different mother-tongue programmes
  • available
  • Recognising and celebrating the various mother-tongue languages within the school
  • Extending mother-tongue recources in the library
  • Providing bilingual dictionaries in the EAL department for those students whose mother-tongue is not English.

The provision of mother-tongue language support may incur an additional fee.