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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.

Functional Skills Level 2

We are pleased to be a Partner with Pass Functional Skills, as this offers our learners  so 10% off all exams, courses and revision products, using our code. This offers the chance to achieve the entry qualifications needed. We offer a 10% discount on the Pass Functional Skills materials and can provide a tutor to help you with the Level 2 course. The Level 2 course is accepted by Universities...

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Exam Strategy and Time Management

  Students often ask our tutors many questions about what their exams will be like. The idea of putting all the knowledge learnt in class into a few exams can be daunting, however, it doesn’t have to be. In this blog we will discuss some exam strategies and how students can manage their time in the exam and achieve the best results available to them.   How much should students wr...

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Studying During the Winter Break

  With the Christmas just around the corner, it’s a good idea to have a plan for the winter school break. In this blog we will be discussing how to use the school winter break productively, while still having a fun and restful time, and how to work on aspects such as healthy eating and fitness that can have positive impacts on your children’s learning and wellbeing.   It is ...

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How To Revise

  The school year is well under way which means exams and tests are being mentioned more and more to students – especially those in Year 10 and onwards. Preparing for exams usually means revising, however, not every student will be confident nor willing to start doing extra schoolwork at home. In this blog we will cover a few various tips and strategies for revision.   Mind Maps...

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What Is The Value Of Tutoring?

  While many children do well in school without the extra support of personal tutors there are many that greatly benefit from having a personal tutor. In this blog we will be discussing the value that a Cardiff and Vale Tutor can bring to your child’s personal and academic life. Caring for Students Our tutors not only deeply care for their students’ academic progress but they also ca...

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What Is Wellbeing?

It is often said that wellbeing is having a bubble bath and an evening off to watch TV, and while that can be a part of wellbeing there really is more to it – especially for young people. Here are a few strategies to support your child’s wellbeing – in a more cohesive way. Routine Routines can be difficult to establish, however, they often are the foundation of wellbeing. To begin a new r...

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Back To School

  After a fairly rainy few weeks, September is just around the corner which of course brings the return to school. This is especially daunting for Year 7s across the country as they will be starting at high school but all pupils might find September a difficult time. Over the summer they fall out of good routines of waking up early and working hard and it can take a bit of time to get back...

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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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