Year 6 English articles

Mum reading with her sons
Why it’s important to make time for reading
Reading with your child is a valuable part of their learning, and your relationship, but how do you make the time in busy family life?
Reading tips for dyslexic children
Top tips to help your dyslexic child enjoy reading
Reading might be difficult for some dyslexic children, but that doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy it. We have tips to help you inspire them to love books.
Mum and daughter giggling
How storytelling can boost learning
As a tool for developing speaking skills, literacy and bonding between parent and child, storytelling is unsurpassed. Phoebe Doyle investigates why...
Sisters writing together
Learning literacy at home
The everyday world provides a wealth of learning opportunities to get your child using their literacy skills outside school. Try these top tips to...
KS2 SATs English helper
SATs revision: your KS2 SATs English helper
Boost your child's confidence before the Y6 English assessments with these handy tips and literacy activities that you and your child can work...
Family playing spelling game
SATs advice: spelling strategies
During their time in primary school children learn to spell words accurately by a combination of approaches. Help boost your child's spelling...