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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 […]

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 […]