Archive for Godalming

What you need to know to excel at A level Biology

| March 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The current A level Biology exam is all about applying knowledge to the questions. The days have past when a student just needed to regurgitate facts. Although a good knowledge of the topics is crucial there is also a need to be able to interpret which areas of the curriculum are needed to answer the […]

SATs: Smithbrook Tuition’s Quickfire Questions

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

                What are SATs? SATs stands for Standard Assessment Tests They are assessments that monitor your child’s educational progress at the end of years 2 and 6 They usually take place in May   When should you/your child start preparing for SATs? At Smithbrook Tuition we offer support […]

How to Get Your Child To Read

| January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

            It is hugely beneficial for children to get in the habit of reading but sometimes its easier said than done. So just how do you actually get them to do this, especially if they are resistant or have leaning difficulties? We have put together our top ideas on how […]

Why Your Children Should Read For Fun

| September 29, 2018 | 2 Comments

                We do love books in this country and they are a major part of our children’s education and growing up. However with the advent of technology reading is becoming less popular and sadly this can lead to a negative effect on a child’s brain development. Reading is […]

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 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 | 1 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 […]