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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.

Choosing The Right Sixth Form

Our latest blog gives advice with the decisions to make when choosing the next stage of your child's school career. Choosing the Right Sixth Form College The time is upon us where students will be leaving their secondary school behind in order to head to sixth form college. This is where the question comes in ''which one is right for my child?''. There are numerous factors we need to look at ...

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Stop Procrastinating and Get in the Zone!!

In our February blog we look how to use the best of your time with the work in front of you... Procrastination ‘The action of delaying or postponing something.’ Procrastinating is one of the common words used in line with studying as it seems we love to do just about anything to avoid the task at hand. This can affect school marks which in turn, can lead to suffering exam results. The ...

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UCAS: Good Preparation And Personal Statements

We have a new specialist tutor joining our team this week. Amy is an Employability Adviser who can advise students with their UCAS  Personal Statements for entry to UK universities  In our latest blog, Amy explains the support she can give to prospective university or college students with the UCAS process ..  UCAS: good preparation and personal statements The process of applying for u...

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Experienced WJEC GCSE Examiner Support

Our aim is to achieve "Better Results Together". For the first time we are offering support for the GCSE Science Practical Assessment.In this blog our experienced WJEC Examiner sets out why our online Science tuition offer is too good to miss.. What if there was one way to have a massive impact on your child’s grade in Science GCSE? Would you take it? There’s no coursework in Science G...

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Helping Your Child With Preparation For The 11+ Examination

Virtually all independent schools set entrance exams for students wishing to join. The most infamous is the 11-plus, aimed at students joining for the start of their secondary school career, in Year 7. However, as the sector grows increasingly competitive, admissions have become increasingly complex, and there are often multiple different types of test a student will need to pass. Naturally, the p...

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How To Write a Great ‘A’ Level English Essay

Great advice here from our Oxford English graduate tutor, Barney ... An English essay can be a scary thing. Sometimes it’s easy to forget what essays actually are, because we get so used to completing them for homework or trying to write them quickly in exams. The word ‘essay’ comes from French, and its root means ‘to attempt’. I think this is useful to remember. When writing an Engli...

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Proofreading: New Service With Cardiff & Vale Tutors

In this blog we introduce the background and skills of our Proofreader, Tracy. Tracy specialises in proofreading academic texts and has specific experience working with International Students and specifically those for who English is not their first language. I spent the majority of my childhood with my head in a book, escaping to fantastical lands and always knowing that doing something differen...

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Home Schooling With Cardiff & Vale Tutors

We think our Tuition brings success and diverse benefits for Home Schooled students. Here we set out our reasons why we think Cardiff & Vale is an excellent partner to choose for home schooled students. One of the greatest advantages of private tuition is its flexibility and specificity. Cardiff & Vale tutors can fit in with your schedule, and they can tailor their service to your require...

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How A Private Tutor Helps Support Mental Health

There’s alot of truth in the old maxim, that reading is for the mind what exercise is for the body. Actually it goes for most forms of mental stimulation – whether you’re doing sums, painting pictures or writing essays. And just as an athlete learns to rest and relax their body in order to improve their physical strength, so a good student can learn to take care of their mental health. This ...

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Helping develop your child’s curiosity

  It can be immensely rewarding and useful to encourage curiosity in your child outside of traditional scholastic structures, particularly if they aren’t naturally drawn to the structured kind of learning offered there. Schools can’t always cater to every child’s particular interests and needs – a Cardiff and Vale tutor can provide the flexibility and knowledge to take your child’s...

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