The more you as a parent are involved in your childs learning at school, the more benefit he or she will derive from their time at school. Of course its not always clear how you might best go about being involved in your childs school and their learning.
Talking to your children about what they do at school is important - so is letting school know if there are any issues about which you want further guidance. Here are some links that will help with getting invloved.
This is a great resource for making stories an important part of life - great for building literacy skills!