Despairing of how much time your child spends glued to their laptop, tablet or phone? Here's how to help them get the most out of their screen time
A brilliant way to make KS2 learning about life in Victorian times come to life for your primary-school child, the London home where Charles Dickens lived for two years is no Bleak House, rather an Old Curiosity Shop of memorabilia that all the family will love.
Are you ready to expand your horizons? It's time to journey to the centre of the earth, travel back in time with Marty McFly's DeLorean and even take a trip to Venus... just a few of the 101 amazing educational family activities on offer in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland this Easter.
They're meant to be fun, but they can be anything but – especially if you're the host parent!
From the parts of a plant to the seed cycle, water transportation and photosynthesis, children learn lots about the living things around us in primary school. Find out what is taught when in the primary classroom in our parents' guide.
As the transition from the Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 approaches, how can you help your child adjust to the new pace of Year 1?
Carnivores, herbivores and omnivores; vertebrates and invertebrates. Your child will learn about animals and their classification in primary school. We explain what they will find out about amphibians, birds, fish, mammals and reptiles.
At primary school children learn about the senses, the human skeleton, teeth and their function, the digestive system, puberty, the circulatory system and more. Find out what they'll be discussing in the classroom when and how you can support their learning at home.
Spring is springing and it's a great time to get out and about with the family. Here's our pick of the best kid-friendly learning events happening across the country this March.
Do you know the difference between the subject and the subjunctive? Can you identify a relative clause or find a phrase? From active voice to verb tense, TheSchoolRun's primary-school grammar glossary offers a complete guide to all the grammatical concepts children are taught in EYFS, KS1 and KS2 English. As well as basic definitions we offer more detailed explanations, teachers' tips and examples for each grammar term.