sam holmes

Sam works as a French teacher and EAL Coordinator at a secondary school in Lambeth. He has completed an MA in Education at Goldsmiths University focusing on the needs of bilingual learners which included researching the impact of creative writing in the home language with Portuguese-speaking pupils. He has delivered INSET on inclusion of EAL pupils both for Lambeth and London Challenge and created the Portuguese language course for Arsenal FC’s Double Club scheme. He is currently studying for a PhD at King’s College, London, researching the links between home language use and the development of academic English.