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Reading: Age 5–6 (Year 1)

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.

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Bookshop

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.

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Bookfinder

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...

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Reading: Age 6–7 (Year 2)

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.

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Numicon guide for parents

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.

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Comprehension

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.

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What is phonics?

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.

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Spelling

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.

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Struggling readers

Struggling readers

Worried about your child’s reading? Help is at hand! Jean Gross CBE gives her expert advice on how to support children who struggle with reading.

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Times tables tips

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.

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Picture books for older readers

Picture books for older readers

Who says we have to leave picture books behind in KS1? These wonderful books use spellbinding illustrations to introduce children to big ideas. Includes FArTHER and The Man Who Walked Between Towers.

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Supporting 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.

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Read with Oxford Stage 6

Read with Oxford Stage 6

Read with Oxford Stage 6 is for children who read confidently, silently and independently. They will feel comfortable tackling longer books. Take a look at our Stage 6 books and activities.

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Money, money, money

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.

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Top 8 books about starting school

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.

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Help with times tables

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.

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Geometry & shapes in Year 4 (age 8–9)

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.

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Multiplication & division

Multiplication & division

All you need to know about how multiplication and division are taught in primary school. Help your child learn at home with our activities and advice.

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Addition & subtraction

Addition & subtraction

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.

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Writing

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.

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Read with Oxford Stage 5

Read with Oxford Stage 5

Read with Oxford is an exciting range of levelled books to build reading confidence at home. Use Stage 5 help your child become an independent reader.

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The 11+

The 11+

Considering applying for your local grammar or independent school? Find out more about the 11+ exam and how you can help your child prepare at home.

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Number & place value

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.

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Phonics screening check

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.

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