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Blog posts for: At school

Why does your child need a dictionary?

Why does your child need a dictionary?

Dictionaries are great for developing your child’s vocabulary, but not just any will do. Publisher Sam Armstrong explains how Oxford Children’s Dictionaries can support your child.

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Non-verbal reasoning

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?

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The word gap: How to build your child’s vocabulary at home

The word gap: How to build your child’s vocabulary at home

Oxford University Press surveyed over 1,300 teachers who reported that the word gap is not only affecting children’s achievement at school but also that it can have a damaging impact on self-esteem and children’s ability to make friends. Find out what you can do to encourage language development at home.
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Countdown to the KS2 SATs: week one

Countdown to the KS2 SATs: week one

Advice from James Clements about how you can help your child to do their very best in the KS2 national tests, and how the assessments can be approached so that they’re a positive experience for everyone involved.

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Back to school BINGO

Back to school BINGO

Frustrated by single-word answers from your child about the first few weeks at school? Get the conversation started with our Back to school BINGO card.

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