Useful websites for times tables
Times tablesPractice all your times tables here through games and worksheets
Hit the ButtonA firm favourite practicing any times tables
Multiplication and Division ActivitiesBuild up your knowledge gradually through these multiplication and division games.
ArcademicsRegular 'grand prix' multiplication challenges plus many other excellent games to choose from
What is phonics?
Get a definition of phonics and understand the key aspects of learning to read using phonics. Learn more about key terms such as 'phonemes', 'blending' and '...
Phonics: How to pronounce pure sounds
Learn how to pronounce all 44 phonics sounds, or phonemes, used in the English language with these helpful examples from Suzy Ditchburn and her daughter.Find...
Phonics: How to blend sounds to read words
Suzy Ditchburn explains how letter sounds can be blended to read words, and gives tips on how to practise phonics with your child.Find more phonics help on O...
What is comprehension?
Get a definition of reading comprehension, exploring how children build their understanding of a text using a combination of background knowledge, vocabulary...
Tiny Little PeopleTips for parents with younger children
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