As a parent you need to take some responsibility for your child’s education. They do learn a lot from school but often the pupils with input from home, go further. There are a number of ways in which you can help your child with their education. From a very young age you can start to read to them and as they start school, allow them to read words to you. Often in reception the majority of their homework is reading based. Reading helps children with other aspects of education such as spelling and grammar too.
As they get older they may be given more and more homework, often meaning they need to do it at least a few times week if not every night. Trying to fit, into an already busy evening can be hard and each family has to find a way that suits them. Often having a set time in which homework is done, helps children get