reading

Telling stories is not always easy. To tell a story you need to: tell who the story is about, where and when it happened; put the story in the right order - beginning, middle, end; give details about what happened first, next, at the end; suggest why the events happened; tell how the characters felt and why (more difficult for young children); use Read more

Apple’s iPad is one of the growing number of touch screen based electronic devices hitting our stores. With an appearance like laptop computers without a keyboard, the devices offer wonderful opportunities for entertainment and learning and have captured the imaginations of children and adults worldwide. The iPad can certainly entertain; you can watch movies, read books and magazines, share Read more

Dyslexia is one of the most common reading and literacy learning difficulty and yet it presents so many questions, primarily what is Dyslexia? We have attempted to answer the most common questions, and squash the myths, Read more

Being a parent means you're your child's first teacher - it also means you can help your child to read! Learning to read is closely linked with language growth and the best way to develop your child’s language and reading abilities is to develop an interest and a positive attitude to reading in a relaxed home environment. It is important not to place any demands on a child to develop any Read more

Adults like reading groups - meeting to talk about a book, eat sticky buns and gossiping. This might come as a surprise but kids love reading groups even more, they simply might not even know it. A book group for kids is a party, but a party with a purpose - the sort of party you remember long after any memory of jumping castles, ice cream cake and face paint has faded. Book Groups for Read more

How we can support your school As a not-for-profit charitable organisation with almost 50 years' experience in helping kids learn Learning Links can assist your school to effectively support children, young people and their families to overcome learning difficulties. We work collaboratively with your school, to help children and young people learn and reach their full potential. We Read more

At Learning Links, we know that school can be very challenging for some children, particularly those with learning difficulties and disabilities. Our experienced teachers understand that every child is unique, with their own goals, strengths and challenges. That’s why we work collaboratively with children, and their families, to identify exactly where the gaps are in their learning. We then Read more