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5 Things You Need to Know About the Special Needs System

Gary Lockwood, our Primary tutor who specialises in supporting pupils with Additional Needs has written our latest blog. Gary wants to help parents understand the SEN System, its complicated jargon and outlines 5 important points: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Special Needs System Having been a primary school teacher and a SENCo (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator) I...


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Why Study English?

Why Study English? English is the second most spoken language in the world and so being a native speaker definitely has its advantages. But why stop there? Extra tuition with Cardiff & Vale Tutors can give you the opportunity to master English in a way that many native speakers cannot. Understand why we speak the way we do. Delve into English literature discovering the works of...


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Lifestyle tips to improve your child’s performance in school

It’s only natural for parents to fret about their child’s performance in school. You may have noticed signs that your son or daughter is falling behind and will now be looking for ways to help them keep up with their education. A private tutor is certainly one option because this will ensure that your child is receiving regular one-on-one assistance. However, there are a number of...


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How Treating Literacy as an Art Can Help Motivate Children with Dyslexia

Our specialist SEN tutor argues for the importance of Literacy: How treating literacy as an art can help motivate children with dyslexia In the Oxford Dictionaries the definition of art is “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination … producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.” Literature has always been...


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Do your children have music lessons? If the school can’t help, one of our music tutors can

Does your child struggle to understand maths? Do you watch them hesitate to talk to new friends, or to participate in group activities? When tackling homework, do they merely aim to do the bare minimum to pass? They might benefit from music tuition outside of school, which is widely recognised as a great way to improve these (and more) skills at any age. Studies have shown that early...


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