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## Geometry & shapes in Year 2 (age 6–7)

In Year 2, your child will learn to describe 2D and 3D shapes using accurate mathematical vocabulary. They will also learn to find 2D shapes in 3D shapes, to arrange shapes into patterns, and to talk about rotation.

## Non-verbal reasoning

Parents with children in Year 6 will probably hear about non-verbal reasoning a lot. But what exactly is non-verbal reasoning?

## Book of the Month: Roald Dahl Words of Magical Mischief

Celebrate Roald Dahl Story Day with Roald Dahl Words of Magical Mischief, a brand-new, wickedly mischievous guide to the magical words!

## Learn to read with phonics

What is phonics? Find out in our phonics guide for parents. Learn about Letters and Sounds, the phonics screening test, and how to practice phonics at home.

## A case for non-fiction:five reasons to read non-fiction with your child

Education expert James Clements outlines five benefits of reading non-fiction, and gives us his top non-fiction reads for ages 5–11.

## Numicon guide for parents

What is Numicon? Find out what Numicon is and discover activity sheets, videos, and kits to support your child as they learn maths with Numicon at home.

## Comprehension

Find out how reading comprehension is taught throughout primary school, and take a look at our books, advice, and free activities to help at home.

## Reading: Age 9–10 (Year 5)

In Year 5, your child will be encouraged to read widely. Find out how to encourage them at home as they discover different types of language and writing.

## Multiplication & division in Year 1 (age 5–6)

In Year 1, your child will learn to use ‘×’, ‘÷’, and ‘=’ signs, will use arrays, and will use grouping and sharing to divide. Find out how to help at home.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support: Week 10

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 29th June–2nd July.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support: Week 5

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 18th–22nd May.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support: Week 7

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 8th–11th June.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support: Week 8

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 15th–18th June.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support: Week 6

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 1st–4th June.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support: Week 4

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 11th–15th May.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support: Week 11

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 6th–9th July.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support: Week 9

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 22nd–25th June.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support: Week 3

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 4th–8th May.

## Reading: Age 5–6 (Year 1)

Children age 5–6 will have a growing knowledge of phonics and will be building up a range of reading skills. Find out how you can support them at home.

## Multiplication & division in Year 2 (age 6–7)

In Year 2, your child will learn the 2, 5, and 10 multiplication tables and will solve more complex problems. Help at home with our activities and advice.

## BBC Bitesize lesson support

Additional support for BBC Bitesize daily lessons, including free activities. For week 13th–16th July.

## Bookfinder

BookfinderUse the search or filters below to find the right books for your child. Search the shop: Search by keyword or ISBN number Age groups: Reading stage: Category: [facetwp...

## Reading: Age 6–7 (Year 2)

Children age 6–7 will continue to build up a range of reading skills. Find out what you can do at home to support your child’s reading development.

## Bookshop

Browse your favourite Oxford University Press series for reading at home, like Biff, Chip and Kipper and Isadora Moon, as well as dictionaries and activity books.

## Reading: Age 10–11 (Year 6)

By Year 6, your child will hopefully be reading independently at home and school. Find out how to encourage a love of reading in your child.

## Fractions in Year 6 (age 10–11)

In Year 6, your child will solve lots of problems involving fractions, decimals, and percentages. They will simplify and multiply fractions.

## Fractions in Year 5 (age 9–10)

In Year 5, your child will continue to learn about fractions as numbers, measures, and operators. They will learn about percentages and thousandths.

## Help with times tables

Learning times tables can be fun! Help your child learn their times tables with our free top tips, videos, quizzes and worksheets.

## Writing non-fiction for fun

As writing for pleasure becomes less popular with children, Isabel Thomas emphasises the importance of writing non-fiction for fun.

## Not your typical books for boys

An alternative list of recommended books for boys. Perfect for boys who are looking to read about something other than football or jokes about bottoms!

## Times tables tips

Our times tables top tips will provide some useful advice, ideas, and free activities to help you support your child in learning their times tables.

## Ordering and counting with Numicon

Early Years teacher and mother Sheila O’Reilly shows us how to use Numicon shapes to help your child learn to count and order numbers.

## Summer reading for kids: recommended books

From island adventures to stories about twin detectives, here’s our list of favourite children’s books to read this summer.

## Number & place value in Year 5 (age 9–10)

In Year 5, your child will know numbers up to 1,000,000, and Roman numerals up to 1000 (M). Help your child at home with our activities and advice.

## Spelling

Everything you need to know about spelling at primary school, from early years to Year 6. Find out how you can help your child’s spelling at home.

## Supporting spelling at home

Mark Twain once observed, ‘anyone who can only think of one way to spell a word lacks imagination’. The government disagrees, so here are our top spelling tips.

## Top 8 books about starting school

Starting school is a big milestone in a child’s life – not to mention a parent/carer’s too! Here are eight engaging stories and picture books about starting school to share with your child, to gently prepare them for their first day.

## Money, money, money

Money isn’t everything, but being ‘good with money’ is undoubtedly a useful life skill. Read Fiona Lazenby’s top tips for practising using money with your child.

## Fractions in Year 4 (age 8–9)

In Year 4, your child will explore the link between fractions and multiplication/division. They will also use numbers with up to two decimal places.

## Fractions, decimals & percentages

Here are some simple things you can do at home to support your child’s developing understanding of fractions, decimals, and percentages.

## Time flies: helping your child learn to tell the time

Learning to tell the time using both analogue and digital clocks is still an important skill, but it’s something that children can find tricky to master. Louise Pennington shares ideas to support your child’s growing understanding of time.

## Great books to get boys reading

John Dougherty shares his top picks for books to encourage and inspire your son to read.

## What is phonics?

Education expert Laura Sharp breaks down what phonics is, how phonics is taught in schools, and why phonics is important and useful.

## Book of the Month: Kitty and the Twilight Trouble

To celebrate the publication of the brand-new Kitty book, we have a bundle of books to give away! (February 2020)

## How to write your best story ever!

Christopher Edge, author of ‘How to Write your Best Story Ever!’, shares his top 10 tips to help your child write amazing stories.

## Maths education glossary: M to Z

Find helpful explanations of maths terms, as well as activities, downloadable sheets, and videos for further support. From measurements to word problems.

## Geometry & shapes

Understanding geometry is essential to be able to understand and describe the world around us. Discover what your child will learn at school and how you can help at home.

## Learning at home: The tricky business of screen time

Keeping your child’s screen time manageable can be tricky, especially at the moment. Education expert James Clements gives us his top tips.

## Choosing a primary school

Education expert James Clements gives his advice on how to choose the right school for your child.

## Children’s dictionaries – how to find the right dictionary for your child

Find the right dictionary for your child with these four useful tips.

## The Year 4 multiplication tables check

Find out about the new times tables assessment for Year 4 students, starting in June 2020. Try our free activities and advice to support your child.

## Numicon at Home kits

What is Numicon? Find out what Numicon is and discover activity sheets, videos, and kits to support your child as they learn maths with Numicon at home.

## Oxford Reading Tree & Levels: parent guide

A parent guide to Oxford Reading Tree and Biff, Chip and Kipper. Use our reading level chart to discover what reading levels and book bands mean, and find out your child’s reading level.

## Geometry & shapes in Year 4 (age 8–9)

In Year 4, your child will learn about acute and obtuse angles. They will also be introduced to coordinates and will be able to describe translations, and will build upon their knowledge of shape properties.

## Learning at home: Learning to read

Education expert James Clements runs through everything you need to keep your child’s reading skills developing during the school lockdown.

## Addition & subtraction in Year 1 (age 5–6)

Learn how addition and subtraction is taught at primary school and find out to support your child at home, with lots of fun ideas and free activities.

If your child is being taught to read using Read Write Inc. Phonics at school, you’ll find these kits and flashcards invaluable in supporting their reading development at home

## Writing

Everything you need to know about how your child will learn to write in primary school, and how to help at home. Take a look at our advice and activities.

## Get number confident on National Numeracy Day

Get involved with National Numeracy Day 2021 and help your child’s confidence grow, with our top tips and free maths activities.

## Book of the Month: Roald Dahl Scrumptious & Delumptious Words

Win copies of a Roald Dahl book bundle, to broaden vocabulary and have fun with language (September 2021)

## Grammar & punctuation in Year 5 (age 9–10)

Learn how grammar and punctuation is taught in Year 5 and find out how to support your child at home, with lots of fun ideas and free activities.

## Number & place value

Understanding what numbers mean is essential for learning maths. Find out how your child will learn at primary school – and how you can help at home.

## Phonics screening check

Everything you need to know about the phonics screening check, taken by 6-year-olds in Year 1. Phonics advice for parents and activities to try at home.