Northam school provides several program options for all students.
English Only students are given instruction only in English.
English Language Students:
1. Receive instruction in English. Through a Structured English Immersion Program (SEI) beginning, early intermediate and intermediate English learners are provided with the following strategies:
- Daily English Language Development class
- Specially Designated Academic Instruction in English to support language needs.
- May use primary language support if needed.
English Language Development instruction is explicit, systematic oral language and literacy development to increase content vocabulary that is provided by an authorized, trained teacher. Teachers use Specially Designed Academic Instruction (SDAIE) in English strategies in all content areas that are taught at the student's language ability level.