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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 2017

Each year, school children in Wales in Years 2-9 will sit national tests in Literacy and Numeracy.  The dates for the 2017 Wales National Tests have been set and are listed below: Secondary Schools - 26th April to 10th May 2017 Primary Schools - 3rd May to 10th May...

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...

GCSE Maths Revision Pack

It really is time to focus on this Summer's Maths GCSEs. With that in mind, we've put together some resources relevant to the Welsh WJEC exam board that would be a worthwhile purchase if your child is approaching GCSE. GCSE Maths - Higher GCSE Maths WJEC Exam Practice...

A Parents Guide to the Oxford Reading Tree

Are you worried about your child's reading level? As a mum I can recall my kids running out from school at 3.30 and handing me their reading book.  I can also recall worrying when their friends had a different colour book.  Does this ring a bell with you?  If so, read...

GCSE English Controlled Assessment Romeo and Juliet

Attention all Year 10 and 11 parents. Is your child doing the controlled assessment this 1/2 term for English Literature? Many of our students are doing theirs in the next week or so. It is worth 12.5% of the English Literature GCSE. If your child is analysing Tybalt...

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...

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National Tests in Wales 2017

Each year, school children in Wales in Years 2-9 will sit national tests in Literacy and Numeracy.  The dates for the 2017 Wales National Tests have been set and are listed below: Secondary Schools - 26th April to 10th May 2017 Primary Schools - 3rd May to 10th May...

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

GCSE Maths Revision Pack

It really is time to focus on this Summer's Maths GCSEs. With that in mind, we've put together some resources relevant to the Welsh WJEC exam board that would be a worthwhile purchase if your child is approaching GCSE. GCSE Maths - Higher GCSE Maths WJEC Exam Practice...

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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“Don’t be afraid to have dreams, because four years ago I was as far away from this as you can imagine and look what’s happened. If you work hard enough and you’re not afraid to dream and you are not afraid to fail….. Everybody fails, I’ve had more failures than I’ve had success but I’m not afraid to fail.”

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Dream

"Don't be afraid to have dreams, because four years ago I was as far away from this as you can imagine and look what's happened. If you work hard enough and you're not afraid to dream and you are not afraid to fail..... Everybody fails, I've had more failures than...

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