Amanda Gummer, our CEO, and a leading child psychologist, has put together a guide to help parents understand the typical development milestones for a child by age.
All children are different and those with special needs have particular challenges to overcome. We provide information on a range of conditions including:
Reading is a fundamental skill that we all use everyday, whether it be reading the bus timetable, a newspaper or a letter sent home from school. For people who can’t read life is very restrictive and difficult.
Children should be starting the basics in learning to read at Nursery school with recognising letters, the ABC and they may even be starting to recognise everyday brand names they see daily such as Waitrose, Sainsbury’s or WHSmiths.
The most important thing to help a child learn is…
Speech is one of the first ways a child can…
There’s a lot of pressure put on parents to help …
Counting is the basic skill underlying most …
Early Years Foundation Stage, is a UK government framework that sets out welfare and development goals for children aged five and under.
Key Stage 1 is the UK National Curriculum term that refers to Primary School Year 1 and Year 2 covering children from 5 – 7 years old.
Key Stage 2 is the UK National Curriculum term that refers to school Years 3 to Year 6, therefore relating to children from age 7 – 11.
Communication skills are paramount…
Many teaching practices are based on Vygotsky’s social constructivist model of child development as it highlights a child’s potential learning ability and demonstrates the importance of whole person development.
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