Students with a limited vocabulary – or word gap – struggle to understand what is being taught at school. Find out how you can help your child at home.
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Whatever the weather this Christmas, you’ll find an activity here to suit your child. Wrap up warm and go out for a winter scavenger hunt, or stay inside and play party games with our range of festive activity ideas.
Reading for pleasure is so important in developing vocabulary. Use these ideas to inspire your child to keep on reading as they get older.
One of the most valuable skills we can give our children is the ability to communicate well. Read top tips on how to develop communication skills.
Headteacher Tracey Smith shares her ideas for fun and easy games you can play to build your child’s vocabulary and boost their confidence with words.
Find out how using dictionaries and thesauruses can expand your child’s vocabulary and help them enjoy learning.
A recent report highlights the link between children’s early language skills and their life chances. We look at simple everyday activities to boost your child’s communication, language and reading skills.
A rich vocabulary allows a child to enjoy their reading, to express themselves and to learn about the world. James Clements offers tips on how to help your child’s vocabulary develop.
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