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* 1. Please enter your name

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* 2. If you are responding on behalf of an organisation, please enter the name of the organisation

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* 3. If you want to, you can tell us in the box below why you are interested in this consultation. For example, you might like to tell us that you are a pupil, a parent, a teacher, or explain your interest for any other reason.

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* 4. How could the current policy be improved to ensure that Newcomer pupils receive effective and timely support to achieve their full potential?

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* 5. What additional support services should be available to schools with Newcomer pupils?

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* 6. How could schools best be supported and encouraged to embrace and share best practice in supporting Newcomer pupils?

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* 7. In your experience, are Newcomer pupils given opportunities to maintain their home language(s) in school? What are the difficulties / challenges in facilitating this?

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* 8. Should schools be required to report on how they use their Newcomer funding? If so, how do we ensure this reporting remains proportionate to the amount of funding received?

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* 9. Should there be different levels of funding depending on whether the pupil is at primary school or post-primary school? Should there be additional funding provided to help support pupils who have experienced disruption to their education (i.e. those pupils who have been out of school for a long time or who have never been to school before)?

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* 10. Should there be a limit on the maximum amount of total Newcomer funding a school can receive? Should there be a minimum amount of total Newcomer funding that a school can receive (this could benefit schools with very low numbers of Newcomer pupils)?

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* 11. Should there be a limit to the number of years that a pupil is eligible for Newcomer funding? What would be reasonable and how could ongoing need be assessed / shown?

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* 12. Do you have any additional comments?

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