Literacy and Language Resources for Parents

There are loads of opportunities for helping children to learn every day. Below are a number of advice sheets and links to other useful resources. Have a look and share them with others!

For general tips on helping your child's learning:

Helping your child's learning 0-5 years 

Helping your child's learn ing 5-8 years

Helping your child's learning 9-13 years 


For advice on reading with your child:

Storytime with your Child 

Paired Reading with your Child


For advice on getting the most from TV and internet:

Tips for Watching TV with my Children 

Online Children's Books

Online Literacy Games


For supporting children making the transition from primary to secondary school

Transition from Primary to Secondary School: 

- Before moving to Secondary School

- During First Year in Secondary School