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Help your child learn: Age 6–7

Fun learning ideas

Simple games and activities to do with your 6–7-year-old child. Have fun together while developing skills!

What to expect in Year 2

Your child will focus on improving their language and maths skills in Year 2. Find out exactly what to expect and how you can support them at home.

What happens in Year 2?

Key Stage 1 SATs

SATs don’t have to be scary! Find answers to parents’ most common questions about SATs, and explore example questions from each paper.

Find out about KS1 SATs

Reading skills

Find out about comprehension skills and phonics as your child learns to read.

Reading: Age 6–7

English skills

Find out how your child’s reading, writing, and speaking develops at school and how to help.

English: Age 6–7

Maths skills

Discover the maths skills your child learns at school and ideas for helping at home.

Maths: Age 6–7

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Choosing a book

Children’s librarian Greta Paterson shares her 5 top tips for choosing books for 3–7 year olds.

How to pick a book

Common reading issues

Is your child a struggling or reluctant reader? Get expert advice on how to help.

Encouraging children to read

Learn mental arithmetic

Use these simple ideas to help your child do maths in their head.

How to help your child with mental arithmetic