This is a good general site for parents who would like to know about the reading process. It addresses reading jargon used in schools, struggling readers and how parents can help and also answers many frequently asked questions. It also has a list of links to famous authors, suitable for all primary aged children, from Eric Carle to Jacqueline Wilson.
Topmarks Education developed a free website which would help others to use the Internet effectively for learning. It is aimed specially at pupils, teachers and parents. Among other articles there are tips on hearing your child read, learning through sand and water play, helping your child with homework and a guide to starting secondary school.
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Provided by the DfES and QCA, this site is designed to support you in helping your child with their school work. It explains why your child is learning about that particular topic and what they will learn. There are also activities to support your child's learning.
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Dave Godfrey came into school and worked with our children from Foundation through to Year 6. All the children had an interesting and stimulating day using music as an enjoyable way to learn maths. Why not have a look at Dave’s website. You can order Number Fun songs for Foundation and Key Stage 1.
There are so many wonderful books, but how do you know which ones to choose? How do you know whether they’re the right level, or if they’ll suit your child? Whether you’re looking for a book to share with your youngest child or something to keep your ten year old motivated, we’re here to help.
Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for children, with great online reading games and activities.