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Special offers for Next Term

One on board with our special offers on English and maths tuition from primary to gcse. Sign up for next term and receive a free lesson Refer us to a friend and claim your 5% discount when they commence tuition Sign up for 2 lessons per week and receive 2 FREE lessons Only one offer […]

Dyslexia and Autism support lacking in schools

Following a current report, ( as per Channel 5 news), schools are finding it very difficult to offer Dyslexia support and the challenges of neurodiversity. Lack of staff training and funding for specialist teachers, mean that many students are suffering from the correct teaching and missing out on basic educational needs.The waiting time for assessments […]

Tips and activities for brain breaks 2

Here are some ideas and tips  for brain breaks and focused activities for you to try with your class or group. Some are for children and some can be tweaked for adult groups. 1.Move,met is crucial to learning – try playing a track that students can toe tap and arm move to – I use […]

The characteristics of Successful Dyslexic Adults

In a research report by the BDA ( taken from Self Fulfilment with Dyslexia 2017 by Margaret Malpass BDA  ),  it was found from the respondents questioned that the skill of ‘ seeing the whole Picture’ was a key characteristic of success in their workplace careers.Determination was another key component, but the most interesting response […]

New! Video online lessons available

During the Covid 19 pandemic we would like to reassure our customers that we are still providing high quality tutorial lessons via our video links This has been proving very successful and students have been working to the same level. We are now including online tuition into our bespoke services. Assessments will still be carried […]

New programmes for literacy and numeracy

We are adding a new range of programmes to our literacy and numeracy tuition   Both of which will incorporate Important but often neglected qwerty keyboard skills. Students are finding that it takes more time to write essays on a computer without the necessary touch typing skills. The programmes are suitable for both the dyslexic […]

The importance of Brain Breaks- articles and tips 1.

Here at LTS  since our inception in 1996 as  the only tuition centre in Wolverhampton then, we have always used brain breaks with our students. We were then, ahead of the game as they say- Now neuroscience articles shows us through imaging and research, that our  brain is wired for novelty,  not routine. In fact our […]

Visual Stress and Dyslexia

What is Visual Stress? Visual Stress is also known as Meares-Irlen, named after the two researchers who first discovered the connection between white page “glare” and reading difficulties in the early 1980s. It is also called Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome, although scientifically it has now been shown that this is not a very accurate term, as […]

EXAM FEVER OR HAY FEVER? Try our mock exam solutions

Hay fever season may be on us , but it’s time to knuckle down to some serious 11+ revision if you are thinking of entering your child for 2018entry. Booking now  for next year means that your child will be professionally tutored, and well prepared, both in subject and technique- many of the grammar schools […]