About Us

A quick history

NumberWorks'nWords was established in 1984 and is one of the world's longest-running tuition providers. From New Zealand, the franchise operation has expanded to include Australia in 1989, England in 1999 and Singapore in 2013.

Today NumberWorks'nWords is part of Crimson Education, an innovative service that helps students to discover and explore their interests, while also providing them with the academic, extracurricular and career-building support required to realise their ambitions. The tuition model caters for 11 levels of the school curriculum and NumberWorks'nWords centres collectively deliver more than 120,000 lessons every term. Our non-stop support systems ensure that every centre operates smoothly.

Our mission

  • To put the fun back into maths and English
  • To be specialists in maths tuition and English tuition
  • To treat children as individuals with individual needs
  • To complement the maths and English they are learning at school
  • To help build children's confidence and show them that they can conquer maths and read for pleasure

Company values

Our values are fundamental to our success. They are the foundation of our company and define who we are. They underlie our vision of the future, our business strategies and our decisions, actions and behaviours.

  • A passion for teaching and a love of children
  • A sense of fun that encourages personality and character
  • Team spirit
  • Knowledge and competence
  • Flexibility and a willingness to change and learn
  • Integrity, trustworthiness and high standards - moral and ethical
  • Business acumen, vision and focus
  • Ambition to grow