Publications for Parents

St Philip’s Marsh Nursery School has produced several booklets to help parents with their child’s learning at home:

Helping your child at home – Reading – Reading will help parents encourage and develop reading.

Helping your child at home – Phonics – Phonics is the cornerstone of literacy, the word comes from the Greek word, phone, meaning ‘voice’ or ‘sound’. It therefore indicates a method of learning to read and write English that concentrates on sounds, or, to be more precise, the sounds the letters make.

Helping your child at home – Maths contains a range of advice and ideas to help you to support your child with their mathematical language.

Helping your child at home – Mark making contains a range of advice and ideas to help you to support your child with their writing (mark making).

St Philip’s Marsh Nursery ESafety BOOKLET Guide for parents is a guide to E-safety for Early Years and Primary aged children to help you and your children stay safe when using computers or the internet.

Tips for getting your child ready for Nursery is a quick guide for parents with a child starting nursery.

Teaching your child the importance of good health and hygiene contains useful tips on how to teach the importance of good health and hygiene to your 3 year old.

Routine for a 3 to 4 year old is a useful resource for parents as children are more confident and happy if they have a regular pattern to their day.

Talking Tips contains speech and language advice and talking tips for 2 and 3 year olds.

Conflict Resolution helps self-confidence and self-awareness and aids managing feelings and behaviour in conflict resolution.

A guide to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage can be downloaded from the Department for Education here.