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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quickfire Guide to Snapchat Safety

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Snapchat safety Cranleigh and Godalming =

Schools issue warnings over Snapchat Safety             Schools are raising concerns about online safety for children with particular reference to the new location and map features that Snapchat have introduced. Many smartphone apps utilise location pinpointing as an everyday part of their service. Snapchat raises particular concern for parents due […]

What is the difference between ADD and ADHD?

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

                ADD – Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder   People often refer to ADD and ADHD as the same thing which is, in part, correct but the two terms ADD and ADHD do apply to different symptoms. ADHD is a form of ADD with […]

How School Budget Cuts Affect Your Child

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
How School Budget Cuts affect children Surrey

          The budget for education and schools is a far-reaching topic, coming under increased scrutiny over the past year, during political changes through the UK and Europe. Spending on education appears to steadily fall and The Institute for Fiscal Studies predicts that spending is set to drop 6.5% by 2020. Head […]

What’s New In Education?

| May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
What's new in education

Smithbrook Tuition always keeps a close eye on what’s new and the wider spectrum of education in the UK to make sure we can provide the best tuition possible for our students and help to advise parents on schools and subjects.           Four and a half day week The National Association […]