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The Books That Helped My Son Enjoy Reading

A couple of years ago, my son like many boys his age was a ‘reluctant reader’.  Here I explain how his attitude to books and enjoyment of reading vastly improved.  If you are concerned about your child’s reading level and trying to improve his attitude to reading,...

New 2017 WJEC GCSE Maths Revision Guides

If your child is in years 9-11, I am sure you are very well aware of the demands of the new Numeracy GCSE and the changes to the Mathematics GCSE. There are now three tiers of entry: Foundation, Intermediate and Higher. But, more importantly the style of the questions...

National Tests in Wales 2018

Each year, school children in Wales in Years 2-9 will sit national tests in Literacy and Numeracy.  The dates for the 2019 Wales National Tests have been set and are listed below: Secondary Schools - Monday 29th April to Tuesday 14th May 2019 Primary Schools - Tuesday...

GCSE English Revision Pack

If your child is facing GCSE English this summer, we’ve put together some resources relevant to the Welsh WJEC exam board that would be a worthwhile purchase (currently £5-£6 each) to help with their revision. These are excellent GCSE English guides for: An Inspector...

A Parents Guide to the Oxford Reading Tree

Here is our ‘All you need to know about the Oxford Reading Tree’ parents' guide to help you understand their system and to see if your child is at about the right reading level. Many mums call me to discuss their child's reading level. They worry that their child's...

The Books That Helped My Son Enjoy Reading

A couple of years ago, my son like many boys his age was a ‘reluctant reader’.  Here I explain how his attitude to books and enjoyment of reading vastly improved.  If you are concerned about your child’s reading level and trying to improve his attitude to reading,...

read more

New 2017 WJEC GCSE Maths Revision Guides

If your child is in years 9-11, I am sure you are very well aware of the demands of the new Numeracy GCSE and the changes to the Mathematics GCSE. There are now three tiers of entry: Foundation, Intermediate and Higher. But, more importantly the style of the questions...

read more

National Tests in Wales 2018

Each year, school children in Wales in Years 2-9 will sit national tests in Literacy and Numeracy.  The dates for the 2019 Wales National Tests have been set and are listed below: Secondary Schools - Monday 29th April to Tuesday 14th May 2019 Primary Schools - Tuesday...

read more

GCSE English Revision Pack

If your child is facing GCSE English this summer, we’ve put together some resources relevant to the Welsh WJEC exam board that would be a worthwhile purchase (currently £5-£6 each) to help with their revision. These are excellent GCSE English guides for: An Inspector...

read more

Michelle Obama

We just had to share this speech from Mrs Obama at the recent Democratic Convention.  It was in support of Hillary Clinton for President, but touched on her aspirations for her daughters in a way that really resonated with me as a mum. It's well worth watching...

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Common Writing Errors Video 3

For the third in our series on maximising exam marks, we tackle..yes we know you've been waiting for it...'there, their and they're" To recap, not everyone is a perfect writer, but in exams it’s important to cut out as many of those small and silly mistakes as you...

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Welsh Schools Test Report Explanation Video

If your child is in Year 2-9, you will shortly be receiving a National Reading and Numeracy Test report.  It contains a lot of useful information on where your child sits in comparison to their peers, and to help parents the Welsh Government has produced a short video...

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