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Supporting Readers at Home



Parent video: 10 things to think about when you read to your child

A Guide to Writing with Children at Home


Book Chat Videos 

How to support your child's reading at home

One Fox (Ages 5+)

Book Chat: reading with your child.

House that Once Was (Ages 7+)

The Same Inside (Ages 9+)


Talk for Writing


Please read our Talk for Writing Parents' Guide for an overview of how we teach writing and some ideas for supporting writing at home.

There is more information on the teaching of reading and writing within the curriculum area of our website.


Rising Stars Parents Guides to Reading

Click below for the Rising Stars parents' guide to reading with your children at home. The guide is also available in a range of languages:


Click below for the Education Endowment Foundation Guides to reading with your child:













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