Tag Archives: Reading

A Parent’s concern: “In reading, other children are doing better than mine. What can I do?

We have learnt that learning to read is NOT a race and parents must be careful not to get too competitive on their children’s behalf. Children will vary in how rapidly they take on reading almost like they vary in

READING FOR PLEASURE CONSIDERED MORE IMPORTANT TO A CHILD’S DEVELOPMENT THAN HOW EDUCATED THEIR PARENTS ARE:

A research suggests that “Children who read for pleasure are likely to do better in maths and English than those who rarely read in their free time.” The study, by the Institute of Education, London University, examined the reading habits

Does Your Child’s School Have a Library?

According to a news article that I read from the BBC Education section, The Libraries All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has suggested that Ofsted should examine school library provision when inspectors visit a school. The group says school libraries are vital

PHONICS SCREENING CHECKS (TEST) FOR YOUR YEAR 1 CHILD

To parents of Year 1 Pupils! Did you know that all Year 1 children now sit a test to assess how well they’re doing in phonics? The test is called the Phonics Screening Check and it takes place the week