Is your child starting school in September?

10 ways to develop your child's brain at half term in Newmarket

Some great ideas to help them (and you) prepare over the Summer on BBC bitesize

1. Help them take responsibility (encourage them to help tidy up, clear their own plate, find their shoes etc.)

2. Recognise their own name (write it down and stick it on the fridge or around the house

3. Encourage them to problem solve (you want to reach your toys, how can I help you?)

Problem solving and taking responsibility are all familiar on our programmes