Helping at Home

Know how to support your child's education and school work at home, including home schooling.

  • How to help with primary reading, maths, homeworkFather and son reading © 'Olga Lyubkina - Fotolia.com'Reading with your child is vital. Research shows that it's the single most important thing you can do to help your child's education. It's best to read...
  • Educating your child at homeHome studyHome education is when a child is educated at home rather than at school. It's perfectly legal in the UK to educate your child at home and you don't need...
  • Holiday activitiesA mum and her children doing arts and craft together © Jandrie Lombard @ Fotolia.comSchool holidays don’t have to mean that your child puts their learning on hold while they’re away from the classroom. In fact, educational days out can...
  • Supporting your child at secondary schoolSecondary school studentsThe beginning of the school day can be a rush for everyone. Your child will need to be far more organized at secondary school than he or she was at primary...
  • Supporting your child's sex educationTeensSex and Relationships Education (SRE) is taught as part of Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) under the National Curriculum.
  • Helping your child through examsExamsThe secret to doing well in exams lies in planning. You can help your child to create a clear revision plan and method of studying that will make them...
  • GCSE results dayGCSE results dayIn past years, most GCSE results have come out on the last Thursday in August. But this year the date has changed - and they will be available on Tuesday...
  • A/AS-level results dayStudents looking at results © 'Laurence Gough - Fotolia.com'A and AS-level results day is Thursday August 19 2010. Exam results are sent to schools and colleges, and your son or daughter will collect an envelope...

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