Oxford Owl for parents

Videos - fun learning ideas to try at home

Oxford Owl is packed with expert advice, top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.

year guides

Year by year guides

Want to know more about what's going on at school? Read our guide to what to expect in each year at school.

phonics guide

Phonics made easy

Find out how children learn to read using phonics, with audio and video tips.

free eBook library

Free eBook library

Help your young child learn to read, and love to read, with our 250 eBooks.

Encouraging reading

Encouraging reading

How to encourage your child to learn to read, and love reading.

fun maths

Fun maths at home

Fun ideas to help develop maths skills, from recognising numbers to calculating percentages.


Popular topics

Times tables >
Learning to tell the time >
Spelling homework >

About Oxford Reading Tree levels

Oxford Reading Tree levels

Find out all about Oxford Reading Tree and levels.

how to build our girl

Blog: How to build a girl

Books to inspire, encourage or just reassure your daughter.

Word detective

Be a word detective!

Help the University of Oxford's research with this fun quiz for 5 - 16 year olds.

From our YouTube channel:

NB: These embedded videos work best in Chrome. Having difficulty seeing them? Go to our YouTube channel.

Video: building confidence

How can you build resilience and confidence in your child?

Playlist: Outdoor fun

Fun learning activities to do outside.

Video: Cohesive devices

Watch this short animation to find out about cohesive devices.