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What is forest school?
What is forest school?
Taking children out of the classroom and into the great outdoors, forest school is growing in popularity – but what does it actually involve?
Child holding the world
Talking to your child about politics
Every child is a future voter, so it's important that they learn about politics. Lucy Dimbylow takes a look at where to begin.
Children learning through singing
Best learning songs
Could songs and music help your child learn and remember English, maths and science facts? We pick our favourite learning songs, covering everything...
Child using a dictionary
Best reference books for children
Reference books and dictionaries offer us information that's accurate, well researched and beautifully presented and are invaluable when you...
Child playing computer games
Positive screen time for children
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...
BBC Micro:bit
What is the BBC micro:bit?
All children in Year 7 will now be given their own BBC micro:bit computer coding device. We explain what it’s all about – and put it to the test.
Charles Dickens Museum © Siobhan Doran
Museums reviewed by parents: Dickens Museum
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...
Anatomy for kids
Learning about the body in primary school
At primary school children learn about the senses, the human skeleton, teeth and their function, the digestive system, puberty, the circulatory...
African elephants in a savannah habitat
What is a habitat?
Children are introduced to all kinds of habitats in primary school, from arid deserts to lush rainforests and vast oceans. Find out what your child...
Learning through LEGO
Learning through LEGO
Is your child obsessed with LEGO? Here’s how it could give their learning a boost.

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