Mumsnet Learning


Mother and child with a laptopMumsnet Learning is designed to help you support your child's learning at home.

Written by education experts from Pearson, it explains how and what your child will be taught in preschool and primary, with lots of resources for practising and playing at home. 


Young girl reading

How phonics is taught in schools and lots of ideas to support your early reader at home.

Reception year

Child writing

How to support your Reception child's reading, writing and maths at home, plus handy tips for when you ask your child what they did that day and they say, 'nothing'.

Primary national curriculum review


You may be aware that there is a major review of the curriculum that is taught in schools in England. Find more information here.

Parents' evening

Parents evening

Find out how to address specific concerns and how to get the most out of your 1:1 time with your child's class teacher.

Free home education resources

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Animations, printable worksheets, interactive activities and much more to help make learning at home fun for your child.

Visit the Pearson shop


Save up to 50% on books in the Pearson for Parents shop, including DK, Puffin, Penguin and more. Now with MNer reviews – look out for the sticker! 

The great outdoors

Outdoor learning

Find out all about Forest schools and ways to encourage outdoor learning plus activities linking sport and science.

How schools teach children to read

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Reading schemes, struggling readers, book band levels and supporting your child in becoming a lifelong reader – we've got it all covered.

What do schools mean by literacy?

Dad reading with son

Your child has a literacy lesson everyday, but what do they actually do? Find out what goes on.

Primary school maths

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Does modern maths leave you muddled? If so, gen up, so you can help your child master maths.

Assessment: what, how, why, when?

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Find out about the different methods of assessment primary schools use to keep track of your child's progress.

Science in primary schools

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Find out how it's taught and assessed, and how you can support your child at home.