The phrase ‘word gap’ describes how young people with a limited vocabulary are disadvantaged in many ways. Created in collaboration with Oxford University Press, ‘Closing the word gap: KS2-3 transition support’ focuses on how parents and carers can support vocabulary development at home by encouraging reading for pleasure and finding ways to talk more together.
Free and family-friendly support schools can share
This collection of ideas and activities aims to get families talking and reading more with a range of practical, engaging, and parent-friendly approaches. Close the word gap in your school by increasing parents’ engagement with their children’s vocabulary development.