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Smithbrook Tuition’s Alternative Easter

| April 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the past couple of years we have written about interesting, different and fun Easter eggs and treats that we have found in the local area: SBTs Easter Egg Hunt and SBTs Favourite Easter Treats. This year we thought we would find some alternative options that do not involve the usual sickly sweet confectionary.   […]

Common Questions GCSE students ask about revision

| March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

  I interviewed our center director Sue to find out the most popular questions GCSE students ask her and she had three questions which come up time and time again!       Q: How do I organise my revision to get the most from the time I have? A: Whether you are a last […]

How does cursive handwriting affect the brain?

| March 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the advent of technology, we have all been using computers more and more and handwriting less and less. Apart from the fact that handwriting is very important when technology fails or cannot do the task at hand, there is a significant reason why children should still be taught how to write cursively, i.e. “joined-up”. The […]

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 […]

Half Term Activities: Smithbrook Tuition’s Top Places To Visit

| February 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

        Little Street, Rudgwick Newly opened and already a hot favourite with local families this play centre is an ideal way to spend a couple of hours with your little ones. Little Street offers ‘a high quality experience by operating predefined play sessions and keeping the numbers attending “little”’ seven days a week, […]

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 […]

Educational Christmas Gifts 2018

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
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We’re back once again in 2018 with our favourite educational Christmas gifts available in the local shops. As with all of our tuition we like to make learning fun especially during the festive period. Plus Smithbrook Tuition is promoting amazing local businesses for everyone to benefit this Christmas.     Centre director Sue is in […]

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 | 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, […]

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 […]