One Year to 2 and a Half Years

Child Development

There is lots of information on how your child will develop over this time.


How your child will grow


Speech and Language

The following links provide lots of information on helping your child with their speech:

Video: When will my child start talking?

Help your child learn to talk

Ican is the children’s communication charity and has lots of advice

Talking Point has useful information on how speech develops


School Readiness

Learing and Playing

Steps to Starting School


Playing with your child

One of the most important things your child will learn is how to make friends, click here for how you can support this and the importance of playgroups, pre-schools and nurseries.