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If you’ve got a child at Primary School, this is a great place to find out what they are learning in English and what you can do to help at home.

Get some fresh ideas for practising the weekly spelling words, check out some ways to improve your child’s vocabulary and learn how to put it all together with different writing ideas.

There’s also a handy glossary of useful words for Primary English to help you work out your grammar and punctuation terms.

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How spelling is taught at school, and how you can help at home.

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Grammar & punctuation

All you need to know to help your child with grammar.

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Building a good vocabulary is essential for you child’s success at school.

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Advice, video tips, and activities to support your child’s handwriting at home.

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Find out how you can support your child’s writing (or composition) at home.

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Grammar & literacy glossary

Need a refresher on fronted adverbials or the passive voice? Get to know what your child is learning at school with our guide to common terms and phrases used in schools.

Books to build English skills


Browse our children’s dictionaries fot the best support in spelling, vocabulary and more.

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Activity books

Browse our English activity books for ages 3–11, covering grammar, spelling and more.

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Test preparation

Prepare for Key Stage 2 SATs and the 11 plus with a range of handy workbooks from Bond.

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Creative writing books

Inspiration for young writers from Christopher Edge and Roald Dahl.

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From Oxford University Press