How children learn

Girl writing in notebook

It’s no surprise that all children learn differently and if you can discover how to inspire and engage your child, you’ll be boosting their chance of success.

In this section you’ll find lots of great information to help you nurture your child’s unique learning style, including why boys learn differently from girls, what multi-sensory learning is, how technology is changing the way children learn and how you can motivate your child to learn.


Mum reading a book with her son
What is a learning style?
Find out how your child develops a learning style and how you can use it to support their education.
Letters in sand
How multi-sensory learning works
Multi-sensory learning is a not only a great way to help children develop their literacy skills, it's also great fun. Author of Spelling Made Magic, Clare Winstanley, explores the technique.
Study skills for kids
How to help your child develop study skills
Learning how to study, complete homework projects and revise is essential as your child moves towards the end of primary school. We asked the experts for their advice on getting into good work habits. By Lucy Dimbylow
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What type of learner is your child?

Everyone learns in a different way and helping your child discover their own unique learning style will really boost their chances of success at school. Have a look through these articles and see if you can recognise your child's learning style:

How children learn