How to keep summer catch-up going Every teacher talks about the summer learning dip, but what exactly is the summer learning dip? Very simply, the summer learning dip, otherwise known as the summer slide, is the decline in learning during the summer holidays when children are away from the classroom. Keeping your child engaged & motivated can
Even though World Book Day is going to look a little different (again), this year, that doesn't mean you can't discover the magic of reading at home. Encouraging an interest in books from a young age is beneficial for healthy brain development, growing a love of learning and boots self-confidence & creativity. We've got five
If you would like to help your child relish the joys of the festive season, then you will definitely find a gem in our list of books to read this Christmas for Year 6 pupils! We have gathered together timeless tales and modern enigmas to read during the break and unleash the Christmas spirit!
Maths for your 11-year-old can seem like such a challenge to overcome, and at times Reading can feel excessively laborious, too. With the SATs approaching quickly, and Secondary school applications knocking on the door, Year 6 can be a stressful and overwhelming period for your child. To help combat this, we've put together a
For many primary schools, budgets are increasingly tight. The focus remains on delivering high quality learning, but it can be difficult to make purchasing decisions to support this with the purse strings tightening. So why spend some of that budget on SATs Companion?, SATs Companion not only saves schools money long term, but also
5 best ways to help your child with SPAG KS2 SATs Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar is a key part of the Year 6 SATs. But how can you help your child with SPAG? All it takes is lots of practice and a bundle of SATs Companion! Help your child reach that 100 on their
Reading at Year 6 - what's the fuss? Most young kids love reading, but when the busy Year 6 starts, it can be challenging to find the time to encourage them to read for fun. It's important to remember, however, that the more kids read on their own time, the higher they tend to
It's Libraries Week! To celebrate the wonderful addition libraries make to our communities, here's some tips on making the most out of your local library. If you'd like to add your own ideas to this list, tweet us @Sats_companion or send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org. 1. More than just books! First of all libraries are