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What is education?

Well - there is the dictionary definition ...

Taken from Dictionary.com

The act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life.

The act or process of imparting or acquiring particular knowledge or skills, as for a profession.

A degree, level, or kind of schooling: A university education.

The result produced by instruction, training, or study: to show one's education.

The science or art of teaching; pedagogics.

And there is the more simple version ...

To learn something new

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Reception Years

Ages 4 to 5

Starting school, or being homed schooled, this is a very big milestone in your child's life.

At this time all of your child's skills are developing at a rapid rate. They are learning many new words and they are beginning to speak more clearly. And ask a lot of questions...

Sensory Play

Sensory play has an important role in development. When you talk about the senses, most kids over a certain age can rattle them off without problem: sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste. Any and all of these can be incorporated into sensory play...

National Curriculum Literacy

This page is a shortened version of the National Curriculum for Literacy (England).

This will be your easy reference guide to the next steps to take in Literacy for your child's learning.

Homeschooling

Am I able to homeschool my child? Will my child benefit from being taught at home? How do I start?

Just some questions you might want answers to.

Pretend Play

Or Role-Play, Imaginative Play, Small World Play, Make-Believe Play, Fantasy Play or Adventure Play --- whatever you call it, it's still a crucial and fun part of child development.

Play and Learning

THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY IN LEARNING

What is play?

Is play something that only children do?

Does play help with learning?


WHY PLAY?

National Curriculum Maths

This page is a shortened version of the National Curriculum for Maths (England). 

This will be your easy reference guide to the next steps to take in Numeracy for your child's learning.

Maths Fun

It's easier than you think to make maths fun. Games and Math go really well together, although a lot of people don't make that connection.

Phonics

All you need to know about phonics, with some fantastic links to help you on your way.

National Curriculum England

The National Curriculum documents can be a little overwhelming. I have put together a shortened version to make it easier. This page covers Science, History, Geography and Computing from years 1 to 6.