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Catch up on our latest news from Cardiff and Vale Tutors with our blogs. Our team offer practical solutions to help answer your education concerns. There are also useful tips to support your child’s progress with their academic journey.

How Tuition Can Be The Best Choice for ALN Students

If your child has ALN , one to one tuition could be the best choice for you. Many families are looking to the next academic year with apprehension – any school year can be daunting but the impact of Covid-19 on education could make things even harder. Out of a normal 190 school days, the average pupil in Wales has missed 66 days of learning due to disruption because of the virus. Exam boards ...

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How To Prepare For The Next Academic Year

There is much to look forward to this summer – The weather has been great and sports fans are enjoying the Euros– but it is important to spend at least some time preparing for the next academic year. This is particularly important for young people making the transition from primary school to secondary school, but everyone should use their free time to improve their chances of academic success....

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Find Out All About The Love Tutoring Festival

We interviewed Ludo Millar about the LOVE TUTORING FESTIVAL. From this interview we are delighted to share all the details about the upcoming online event. It's the first of it's kind and offers workshops and accredited CPD. In listening to the best in their field it can not  be missed! Open to all tutors and lots of  great content to be freely shared with you. Do check out  what all the excit...

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How to Prepare for Exams

With the return of in-person assessments on the distant horizon, many young people are starting to feel apprehensive about an exam season. Throughout the pandemic students have been evaluated through reference tests and in classroom assessments – many pupils have preferred this because they feel less nervous compared to exams. The truth is that examinations can be stressful, but with the right p...

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Our Nomination for Best Customer Service Award

Cardiff and Vale Tutors nominated for Customer Service award. The SME National Business Awards, which recognises the work of small and medium enterprises, has nominated Cardiff and Vale Tutors for the Best Customer Service award. The winner will be decided through a public vote and announced in a ceremony at Wembley Stadium on 3rd December. Cardiff and Vale Tutors needs your help to win this...

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What makes Cardiff and Vale Tutors Special

Cardiff and Vale Tutors is a highly prestigious company that has supported 2000 students to achieve better results. The company’s reputation means that parents and carers in the Cardiff area trust us to provide the best tuition possible for all learners. In today’s blog, we will discuss how CVT carefully chooses the tutors who work with us. We hope that this insight into our hiring process wil...

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The Benefits of Rest

The pressures of lockdown, the dark winter weather and increasing uncertainty about the new variants of Covid have haunted the start of 2021. Normally, the first two months of a year are full of optimism and new years resolutions, but I know I am not alone in finding the current isolation much harder than the previous lockdowns. It is important in situations like this to take time for self-care. F...

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How Teachers And Tutors Can Work Together To Help Pupils

  Over the past 12 months, lockdowns have led hundreds of parents and carers to turn to private tuition to help young people keep up with their academic pursuits. One-to-one tutors are in a unique position of being able to provide instant, individualised feedback to pupils and help prevent them from making mistakes. Many pupils find that they make more progress in a single one-to-one sessi...

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Christmas Learning Ideas

The summer setback is the phenomenon where students forget key information over the summer holidays and find the work in September challenging. This is especially noticeable for Year 6 pupils who often work less hard in the final term of primary school and can then find the first weeks of secondary school to be a huge shock to the system. Because children forget information very quickly, it is imp...

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How to Support Children with Special Educational Needs

  2020 has been difficult for all pupils at primary and secondary schools. The initial lockdown in March and the disrupted learning since September will have had a massive impact on their education and friendships with classmates. This is especially true for pupils with special educational needs who might have struggled to adjust to learning from home. In this blog post, I will outline som...

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