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'A strong foundation of knowledge gained in the earliest years of education is such an important asset for children, sparking their imagination and providing the cornerstone for their future learning. I welcome the aim of the Core Knowledge books to do just that and I am sure that they will be valued by many parents wishing to help their children do well at school.' - Munira Mirza, Deputy Mayor for Education and Culture 'Creativity, the arts and design are crucial to the environment and life of every citizen. They should occupy a central place in the curriculum at both primary and secondary levels. The new series published by Civitas, giving examples of how the arts and creativity can play a part in the education of every child, is a real contribution to the teaching of these subjects in all our schools.' - Sir Nicholas Serota, Director, Tate Britain
I am using this to prepare my son who is in Reception and it is good to see what all he will learn in the next year!Published on 22 April 2013 by Smiti Bajoria
Beautifully illustrated throughout and neatly arranged into six chapters, these books outline essential knowledge and skills in English language and literature, history and... Read morePublished on 6 Jan. 2013 by yan
What Your Year 1 Child Needs to Know: Preparing Your Child for a Lifetime of Learning (Core Knowledge UK)
A book written with a product in mind, i.e. Read more
As a parent, I was always interested to know what my child had been learning at school. As a teacher, I was able to share my knowledge and excitement for learning to the children... Read morePublished on 30 May 2012 by MAW
The whole premise of this book is misguided. Hirsch has gained many converts to his doctrine that learning is all about knowledge and caused a great deal of counter-productive... Read morePublished on 10 April 2012 by DF UK
What a useful book this would be......if every child in year one was the same. If each of them were interested in the same things, excited by the same experiences and whose... Read morePublished on 16 Mar. 2012 by E Richards
As a parent of young children and an experienced primary school teacher I turely hope this is not the way forward for our education system! Read morePublished on 15 Mar. 2012 by J Ashman