Name: Help your child's learning
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Help your child's learning

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Getting involved in your child's education will really help their learning and development, and chances of going on to do great things. Why not talk to your school about resources that may be useful to support your child's learning at home? Here you can find out about other ways to help your child's learning.

Libraries are excellent places for children's learning and development. There are nine libraries in Dartford with books for children of all ages, abilities and interests. Library cards are free, having one gives you access to a wide range of books and other resources. There's free computer access too, with free printing for children doing homework (up to 5 pages a day) and access to many online resources – everything from encyclopedias to study guides. If your child needs help with homework or a research project, the Ask a Kent Librarian Service is available 24/7. Libraries also offer lots of fun events such as Rhyme Times and the annual Summer Reading Challenge.

Dartford Museum offers a great opportunity for children to learn about the history of Dartford. Entry is free and it's packed with objects and information relating to the story of Dartford.

BBC Bitesize is a free online study support resource for learners aged 5 to 16+. 

National Archives has free online learning resources on various periods of history from medieval times to today.

Oxford Owl is a free online resource packed with expert top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.

Last Updated: 16th October 2020