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Guidance for Parents

Guidance for parents

Learning begins in the home. Parents and families are a child's first and most important teacher. Literacy is one of the most important skills when it comes to our personal growth, culture and development. It is even more important today because of how our economy and society are changing.

Research has shown that children’s motivation and achievement improve when their parents or carers are involved in their education. There are many everyday things parents can do to encourage literacy learning.

In this document you will find a range of ideas and strategies of how to support you child at home in developing their reading, writing and listening and speaking skills.   

Whole School Literacy-How to Support Your Child guidance