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Southwark Diocesan Board of EducationWe are proud to support 106 schools and academies, colleges and universities across our diverse and vibrant Diocese.

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How to Help Your Child

We believe education is a cooperative effort between parents and school. Your support and encouragement is vital to your child's success. 

The following websites provide advice and information on the education system and what you can do to help your child:

Parents Page (BBC Bitesize)


For advice on how to help your child when reading at home: 

1. Key Stage 1:

Reading with your child PresentationReading with your Child Poster

Question Prompts for Parents



For advice on helping your child with their spelling:

Spelling at Home Presentation

Spelling at Home Strategies



Mathematics Resources

These Leaflets explain the targets your child should achieve by the end of each year and give ideas for games and activities you can play together to help towards that.

Maths Targets Year 1

Maths Targets Year 2

Maths Targets Year 3

Maths Targets Year 4

Maths Targets Year 5

Maths Targets Year 6