Vocabulary – How can we help at home?

The word gap: How to build your child’s vocabulary at home


An Oxford University Press report, Why the Word Gap Matters: Oxford Language Report, published this week reveals that both primary and secondary schools teachers are finding that an increasing number of children have a limited vocabulary – a word gap. Without enough words a child will not only find it difficult to understand instructions at school, but also to play and to communicate with others around them.


Please see the link below for practical things we can all do with our children to build their vocabulary and spark their interest to learn new words.