Research and analysis

Supporting bilingualism in young children

This publication was withdrawn on 23 February 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how the childminder only speaks Spanish to the children in her care to promote bilingualism.



The childminder works closely with parents from different home language backgrounds, including those who use English as an additional language, to foster the children’s language skills to an extremely high standard.