Summer Holiday Fun

| August 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

            The summer holidays can be a great opportunity to spend lots of quality time with your family but you can quickly run out of ideas to entertain them. It is very easy to turn to television or video games in the long weeks ahead. So why not think outside […]

Smithbrook Tuition’s Top Test Tips

| June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

          Like clockwork, the exam season is upon us again and there is advise everywhere on all aspects of exams from how to revise properly right to how much time you spend on each part of your test. It can get a little overwhelming so we have put together three top tips […]

Smithbrook Tuition’s Hunt For Delicious Easter Treats

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

            Easter is always such a fun time of year but here at Smithbrook Tuition we have been inspired by the incredible chocolate sculpture of a hotel in France, to hunt down some more imaginative Easter treats you can find locally! If you are looking for chocolate to tantalise your taste […]

7 Reasons To Give Your Child Pocket Money

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
Should you give children pocket money?

                Giving a child pocket money is much more than just a nice gesture or spoiling your kids. There are important life lessons to be learnt from a young age in a society that relies on money to function. You must be careful about providing money for your children, […]

Quickfire Homework Tips To Help Your Child

| January 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Homework hints

                1. Continuity is key Create an area free of distractions that is the same every day. Try to make the designated homework area somewhere you are available if they need help; this is important for pre-teens. The end of the kitchen table, with no tech, is a great […]

Educational Christmas Gifts for your Children

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

                Each year Smithbrook Tuition searches high and low for the very best educational Christmas gifts. As with all of our tuition we like to make learning fun especially during the festive period. With the help of centre director Sue, we found a treasure trove of exciting presents […]

Christmas Activities: Family Friendly Events

| November 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Surrey Christmas events

            Christmas at Kew Kew Gardens lights up its beautiful gardens to create a fantastic trail and display. All you need is your warm clothing and the whole family can experience the twilight magic. A fantastical world will entertain you with added bonuses of fairground rides and festive food and […]

How Do Fireworks Get Their Colours?

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
How do fireworks get their colours

    Remember, remember, the 5th of November, Gunpowder treason and plot.         The fireworks we enjoy on bonfire night are a historical representation of the gunpowder used by Guy Fawkes in his 1605 plot to blow up parliament. The shows you will see around the 5th November have been refined over the […]

Does Your Child Need to Prepare for Common Entrance?

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Common Entrance preparation

                Preparing your child for Common Entrance Children take Common Entrance exams when applying to join independent schools at the age of 11 or 13. They are standardised tests set by the Independent Schools Examinations Board. As a parent or student, you may be unsure as to what the tests […]

Is Your Child Actually Getting Enough Exercise?

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Children aren't exercising enough

Is your child getting enough exercise?               Surveys show that many children continue to fall below the recommended physical activity and exercise guidelines.  The government recommend that children between the ages of 5 and 18 should be doing 1 hour minimum of exercise every single day. This should include […]