Supporting my child's learning

A key aspect of involvement in education is to support your child's learning. But what does this involve? Well - it can include anything from helping them with their homework to setting up an environment that suits learning. Sometimes, just knowing that you are interested will help to motivate a child to try their best.

Here are some more specific examples of how you can support your child:

Supporting Homework

Not only does homework support what your child is learning about at school, it also gives you a chance to become involved in that learning process.

Choosing a primary school
Choosing a primary school

Does your child starts primary school next year? Our guide explains the admissions process, plus what to look out for and what to ask on school visits, to help you pick the right school for your child.

Choosing a secondary school

Autumn marks the start of secondary school visits in England. We explain school progress tables, what Ofsted reports really tell you about a school and what to look for and ask at open days.

Preparing to move to secondary

Whether your child has a year or days to go, the prospect of starting secondary school is charged with excitement and perhaps a little trepidation. We have some top tips here to help.