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Getting ready for school

Doing Homework


Did you know that you are your child's first and most important educator? Supporting your child with their learning at home has a really positive impact. Read more about getting your child ready for nursery or school.

It can be tricky to know how best to help your child when they bring home some phonics or maths in their school bag, so we've put together some useful resources and links to helpful websites to get you started.

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

This includes children from birth to the end of Reception year. 

The Department for Education has published a new guide for parents that will help you find out more about your child’s learning and development in the EYFS, along with ideas of how you can help.


What to Expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Girls in Classrom

If you find yourself scratching your head over tens or multiplication and wondering what on earth numicon is, you're definitely not alone! Here are some handy guides and videos to make it all clear.


Parent's guide to Numicon


Stoke-on-Trent Mathematics Excellence Partnership

White Rose Maths: Maths with Michael

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