Anxiety is the 2021 Oxford Children’s Word of the Year. Find out about children’s evolving use of language and analysis from Oxford University Press.
Blog posts for: Age 11+
Advice and guidance on how to start talking to your child or children about climate change at home, with practical ideas and suggestions.
A Parent’s perspective: Lionel Bolton shares his experience of navigating A Levels and GCSEs
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.
As your child starts studying for their GCSEs, Aaron Wilkes gives his advice on navigating the new exams and encouraging good study skills.
There are so many reasons to read with your children, this summer holiday and beyond. Read Mary Hamley’s tips on how to encourage a daily reading habit.
11+ tutor and writer Michellejoy Hughes explains how using the short Bond 10 Minute Tests can really help with structuring summer revision for the 11+
Get involved with National Numeracy Day 2021 and help your child’s confidence grow, with our top tips and free maths activities.
What can we do to help our children to make progress over the term ahead? James Clements shares his tips to help boost skills and knowledge.
Win a copy of Amber Undercover, a novel which sets out to challenge the way that adventure and intrigue are too often reserved for the boys. (April 2021)
How do you help build your child’s confidence and resilience? Teacher and child psychologist Jean Gross CBE shares her tips for helping children believe in themselves, and discusses how you can encourage them to be determined and enjoy challenges.
How to develop an understanding of money and healthy money habits in our children when there are fewer opportunities for them to see the real and physical exchange of cash.