The best way to help children aged 7 to 11 learn is to:
To check if they are learning try to:
Ask children to talk through what they have learned during the day and find time to talk with them more generally.
Talk to your child about what they are reading. This will help them understand what they have read and encourage them to read for fun.
Ask your child questions about what they are reading. For example:
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Try to help children practise their writing. Work from school may be sent digitally, but using pen and paper will help children be ready for when they go back to school.
Year 6 children (aged 10 to 11) should continue doing any work set for them by their school.
To prepare for going to secondary school this can be a good time for them to follow their own interests. For example, for:
Ask your primary school about how you can help your child prepare for moving up to secondary school.