English as an additional language (EAL) Advisory Service

Early years providers can access advice, guidance and support relating to EAL families and children in Somerset. This service is provided by the Early Years Alliance – please visit their website to view the full offer.

‘Welcome to Somerset’ is a resource for parents of children with English as an additional language.

A new film clip has been produced which gives brief information about childcare options in Somerset, in English and 10 other languages. There is also a pack of information that early years providers can share with parents and carers whose first language is not English.

Please visit  – then find Welcome to Somerset’ to download the information.

If you need support helping Polish children with English please download the information on services provided by Diversity Voice from ‘Downloads’. There is more information about Diversity Voice on their website –