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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 […]

What Is Happening To The Childcare Voucher Scheme?

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
What is the new childcare voucher scheme?

        What is happening to the Childcare Voucher Scheme? During 2017 a new government childcare voucher scheme is being rolled out gradually across the UK. It offers another way for some parents to claim reductions on OFSTED registered childcare. The new childcare voucher scheme will eventually replace the current employer scheme administered […]

Fiction vs Non-fiction: Comparing the two types of literature

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

How Useful Are The Times Tables?

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Maths tutoring in Godalming and Cranleigh

        The days when teachers could simply answer “you won’t have a calculator everywhere you go” are firmly behind us. It is more than likely that you will have an electronic device around to solve maths problems whether it be a phone, tablet or laptop. In the past, the reasons for knowing […]

What’s New in Education?

| December 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tuition - girl writing at the centre in Godalming and Cranleigh

  Here at Smithbrook Tuition we like to keep our fingers on the pulse of all things ‘education.’ This might be at a local level involving schools in Cranleigh, Godalming and surrounding areas; or at a national level.     Assessment or Asstressment? Nationally, today is the day that the Education Select Committee are meeting […]

Smithbrook Kilns: Businesses You Don’t Know About At Smithbrook Kilns

| December 7, 2016 | 1 Comments
Smithbrook Kilns interesting businesses and craft

        Built from the derelict brickworks, Smithbrook Kilns is a thriving local business centre with unique atmosphere and services on offer. Smithbrook Kilns, situated on the A281 between Guildford and Horsham, is bursting with craft and bespoke shopping options. There is everything from glassblowing to mountain biking. Take some time, either with you children […]

Christmas Presents: Educational Christmas Gifts For Children

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
The best educational Christmas presents for children.

Find the best educational Christmas presents for your children. Smithbrook Tuition have been up and down Surrey’s high streets this week picking our favourite educational gifts this Christmas.   We have tried to find a little something for everyone, and with these ideas you can make learning about numbers, shapes, colours and words fun. For the hands on […]

Is Your Child Learning The Right Computer Skills?

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Touch Typing Lessons at Smithbrook Tuition cranleigh

Computer literacy can be a forgotten part of education, despite becoming a necessity to function efficiently at school, university and the wider world. Many parents struggle to find a healthy lifestyle balance for their children; keeping them outdoors and active whilst also incorporating the abundance of technology around us. Where should you be starting? What […]


| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Starting in October 2015, we are pleased to offer one-to-one A level Biology tuition. Our tutor is an experienced teacher with an honour degree in Applied Biology. He has worked for several years as a private tutor and is also an examiner for Cambridge International Examinations. Email or telephone Sue for more information. […]