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Ways to help your child

How can I help my child at Key Stage 3?

  1. Encourage your child to read for at least 30 minutes 3 times a week.
  2. Discuss English homework with them.
  3. Ensure your child has the correct equipment and they are organised with their homework/planner.
  4. Encourage your child to check spelling, punctuation and grammar in every piece of work they do across all subjects.
  5. Encourage a positive attitude towards the subject.

How can I help my child at Key Stage 4?

  1. Ensure your child buys the appropriate revision guides from school (letters will be sent from the department at appropriate times).
  2. Help them carefully plan their revision before exams. Make sure they are answering questions and not just reading a revision book.
  3. Support their attendance at any revision sessions after school.
  4. Discuss relevant news items with your child, to further extend their knowledge and understanding of the topic.