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Tips and advice to help you help your child to develop their vocabulary, spelling, grammar, punctuation, handwriting and creative writing.

Grammar & punctuation tips

Grammar & punctuation

All you need to know to help your child with grammar.
Grammar support >

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Vocabulary

A good knowledge of words is essential for success at school.
How to develop your child's vocabulary >

Handwriting tips

Handwriting

Advice, video tips and activities to support your child's handwriting at home.
Handwriting at home >

Writing at primary school

Creative writing

Good writing gives children a voice to share their ideas with the world.
Creative writing >

Video help with grammar

Video help

Help with grammar homework and fun literacy activities to try at home.
Oxford Owl videos >

How to choose a children's dictionary

Blog: Choosing a dictionary

Find out how to choose the right dictionary for your child.
How to choose a dictionary >


Featured videos

You'll find more support including storyteller videos, grammar tips, maths 'how to' animations, and fun learning ideas to try at home in the Oxford Owl video library.

What are fronted adverbials?
A short animation to help you know how and when to use adverbials.

Make handwriting fun
Fun ways to practice handwriting, from Isabel Thomas.

Playlist: Grammar games
Watch Emily and her family as they explore grammar through games.


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