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Smart Ed UK
South Drive

Mon: 4.30-9:30   Tue: 4:30-9:30   Wed: 4:30-9:30   Thu: 4:00-9:30   Fri: Closed   Sat: Closed   Sun: 10.30-4.30   
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Smart Ed UK is a well - established local tuition service and centre for AQA examinations, offering support in small groups of up to 4 and 1: 1 sessions for KS1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 /undergrad resits. Expert exam coaching to clients from around the South Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland / North Yorkshire localities, is a specific area of specialism. Centres are in Guisborough and Stokesley.
With a growing team of 10 staff; a team that includes highly skilled and experienced teachers, Smart Ed UK has a friendly, yet professional approach to teaching and learning. Tutors are committed to a high standard of achievement in English, Maths, Science, ESOL, Speech and Voice training (which includes Toddler Drama classes) for children and students at all levels.

The company is owned by Karen Ham-Ying, B. Ed M. A, who has worked in teaching for many years. She is pleased to be able to offer this kind of service to local families, having previously worked at a prestigious private college in Hertfordshire and two very successful local schools. She has also worked for over 10 years as an examiner for one of the leading examination boards.

9 customer reviews

14 Aug 2013
Smart Ed Uk provided me with such a supportive and caring atmosphere. I would like to thank Karen for helping me to achieve my grade A in my english gcse and couldn't have done it without her help and guidance.
Company response : Thank you Shravaree.

Your conscientious approach made you a model student and so it was a pleasure working with you!
Coulby Newham
3 Oct 2012
My encounter with Smart academics is through Karen. She is brilliant! She has been tutoring my two kids for about 2 years and she has been able to get the best out of them but they still enjoy her lesson. She has an individual approach to the kids; she try to understand their needs then teach them. That is a rare skill.
Company response : Thank you very much Rafah

I get so much job satisfaction from working with your very intelligent children. It's always a pleasure to work with learners who engage with their teachers, soak up the work and run with it! Ask any teacher...
6 Sep 2012
We believe that the tutoring provided by Smart Ed was instrumental in our daughter gaining the grade she needed to get to university. Karen and the team provided a very friendly and professional service.
Company response : Thank you, David

It was a great pleasure. We're delighted with her results and wish her every success at university.
25 Aug 2012
Smart ED provided a very professional and friendly service accommodating me as a private candidate. This helped me to achieve my Science GCSE.
Company response : Thank you Nicole

It was a great pleasure. Good luck with your future plans!
24 Aug 2012
I chose Smart Ed UK as an exam centre to re-sit GCSE Maths as a mature student. Karen was extremely welcoming, immediately put me at ease and offered kind words of support and encouragement. Smart Ed UK is an ideal choice for mature students uncomfortable with the idea of sitting exams in a school or college setting. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for an exam centre.
Company response : Thank you Michelle

It was an absolute pleasure - especially to send you your successful result!
Great Ayton
12 Jan 2012
Excellent tutor! Not only did Karen help our son to achieve a C in his English GCSE but she encouraged him and helped improve his self confidence and self esteem. Can't recommend her highly enough! Liz and Edward Bilcliffe
12 Jan 2012
My son has worked with Smart Ed tutors for different subjects and has been very happy. He has gained confidence as well as improving his skills. Very happy to recommend them to anyone else looking for tutors.
11 Jan 2012
I did my English GCSE with smart Ed UK and I have to say the tutors there are more than happy to help. I'd recommend them to anyone.
5 Jan 2012
Very happy with Smart Ed UK. They took me on very last Minute to sit my GCSE Science exam and if it wasn't for them I would not be at the current stage in my education. I fully recommend their extremely kind and very professional service to anyone.
Last Updated : 23 Aug 2012