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Help your child learn: Age 7–8

Fun learning ideas

Simple games and activities to do with your 7–8-year-old child. Have fun together while developing skills!

What to expect in Year 3

In Year 3, your child will build upon their independence and empathy. Find out exactly what to expect and how you can support your child at home.

What happens in Year 3?

Grammar and literacy glossary

Need a refresher on fronted adverbials or perplexed by the passive voice? Get to know the common terms and phrases your child learns at school.

Browse the glossary

Reading skills

Find out how to help your child at home as they grow in reading confidence.

Reading: Age 7–8

English skills

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

English: Age 7–8

Maths skills

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

Maths: Age 7–8

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Picture books for older readers

A collection of spellbinding illustrated books to introduce older children to big ideas.

Recommended books

Children's fiction

Browse our books, from Isadora Moon to Reeve & McIntyre’s madcap adventures.

Browse our fiction titles

Help with times tables

Learning times tables makes mental maths easier and boosts your child’s confidence.

Tips and activities to learn times tables

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