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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 2019

Each year in May, school children in Wales in Years 2-9 will sit national tests in Literacy and Numeracy.  We have collated some 'Frequently Asked Questions' from the Welsh Government's website for you (below) to hopefully give you all the information you need.  If...

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

The Oxford Reading Tree is a reading scheme which has been developed to help children learn to read between the ages of 4 and 11.  It comprises over 800 books which have been graded according to their difficulty into 20 'Oxford Levels' and 17 'Colour Bands'. ...

Using YouTube for Maths

It's a well known fact that we all learn in different ways. We need to embrace this as parents and do all we can to help our children. As soon as they hit Year Nine the pressure really builds up. Listen to them about what works for them. For many students doing lots...

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National Reading and Numeracy Tests

I am sure you are aware that the National Reading and Numeracy tests are almost upon us. They will take place between 27th April and 10th May for years 7-9 and from 3rd to 10th May for years 2 -6. The purpose of the tests is to enable teachers and parents to assess...

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Get the grades and study Medicine in Cardiff

Do you dream about studying at Cardiff School of Medicine? Many of our students come to Inspire Tuition because they are aiming high. They want those A* grades. We can help you on your journey, whether that is medicine at Cardiff University or aiming for Oxbridge....

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Muhammad Ali

At Inspire Tuition we've got a number of posters on the walls in our centre to make our students think and hopefully be inspired! They show various figures from all aspects of life - from sport to business to politics. One of the posters uses a quote from Muhammad...

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