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It is estimated that over 60,000 children in the UK are currently home-educated.

This means that there are a growing number of resources available online to support home learning. And the good news for families of young children – home-educated or not! – is that some of them are free!

So if you’re looking to fit in a little summer learning, check out these resources:

Many home-educating parents in search of reading curriculum, whether for beginner readers or strugglers, have found big improvements through the Easyread visual phonics system. The programme offers short, fun daily lessons to do at home, and struggling readers have been shown to gain 2 years of reading age in an average of 120 lessons (4-6 months). You can get a free trial here.

Sarah Forrest is a Reading Specialist for the Easyread System, an innovative online platform that delivers daily lessons for struggling learners and dyslexics.