A Word A Day – Sight Word Calendar

One of the hardest things as a teacher or a parent is to motivate your child to learn by rote. By this I mean things like sight words, times tables or number bonds. Children are usually interested initially, but then get bored. The thing with these little facts is...

Fun ways to learn to read sight words

If you have a child in Reception, they will no doubt have come home with a big list of high frequency words to learn by the end of the year. Some children are very keen to do homework, others are very reluctant. One thing is sure: learning by rote can get very boring....