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Time and time again, research shows that learning to read - and to love to read - is directly linked to children's success at school and beyond. So how can you best support your child at home? We can help, from explaining how children are taught to read using phonics to tips for encouraging reluctant readers, and book recommendations for every age group. And don't miss our free eBook library of eBooks for children aged 3 - 11!

Phonics made easy

Phonics made easy

Find out how children are taught to read using phonics.

Struggling reader?

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Jean Gross CBE on what to do if you think your child is a struggling reader.

Age 3–4

Fun reading tips for children aged 3-4

Fun and easy ways to help get your child ready to read.

Age 4–5

Fun reading tips for children aged 3-4

Tips to help you support your child as they start to read.

Age 5–6

Fun

Useful tips for helping your child build reading skills.

Age 6–7

Fun reading tips for children aged 6-7

How to help your child read with confidence.

Age 7–9

Fun reading tips for children aged 7-9

Tips to encourage your child to read independently.

Age 9–11

Fun reading tips for children aged 9-11

How to encourage your child to read for pleasure.

Phonics at home

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Tips to support your child with phonics at home.

Reluctant readers

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Five ideas to encourage reluctant readers.

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