Reading in our modern world is more important than ever. When your children see you reading and writing in everyday life – reading for pleasure, sharing a story with them, using a recipe, making a shopping list, writing a birthday card, reading street signs, or reading and writing emails – it teaches them that reading and writing are useful skills.

Reading with your child at home will help them in all learning areas at school. We have therefore included a range of questions that you can ask them during your reading time.