We understand the dilemma. On one hand you’re thinking “Maybe I’ll just wait and see how things work out”. And then your mind does an about-turn and thinks “If we don’t do something soon, it’ll become a bigger problem”.
If you really want to find out if your child needs tuition services, you need to consult an expert educator. You can do this for no cost by booking a free assessment with us. It doesn’t cost a thing and you’ll get a clear picture of how your child is doing compared to other children of the same age. You’ll also get specific information about weaknesses and strengths, as well as an indication of how tuition could make a difference. With this information on board, you’ll be in a better position to make a good decision.
I was concerned about gaps in my children's learning. NumberWorks'nWords identified the weaknesses and made plans to address them.
Has no more hassles with homework since coming to NumberWorks'nWords. She now understands the work and is happy to do homework on her own.
Enjoying her daughter's new found confidence and "I can do it" attitude
NumberWorks’nWords was established in 1984 and is one of the world’s most experienced tuition providers. Educational professionals Maurice and Anne Smith, the people behind NumberWorks’nWords, are passionate about providing an essential service for students who are struggling, as well as those who need extension.
Thousands of children have benefited from our after-school tutoring programs. And they all add up to a truckload of evidence that the programs really work. Because the world never stops changing, fine-tuning is happening all the time to accommodate new topics, curriculum changes and new information about how children learn.
To be effective, a tutoring plan must begin with a comprehensive assessment. After the assessment, which takes up to half an hour, your child will work with a tutor on some of our learning programs while we give you a clear picture of how your child is doing. The assessment is free and there’s no obligation to sign up for tutoring.
The goals are based on what we find from the assessment and what you and your child would like to achieve.
Once we know the goals, a customised learning plan is put together. The plan will target areas of weakness and/or opportunity, as well as consolidation of fundamental skills.
Is your investment paying off? You have a right to know! The centre manager will regularly let you know how things are going with your child. Plus you’re welcome to ask questions whenever you’re dropping off or picking up from the centre.
Tutors are always on hand to give individual instruction and help when needed. Importantly, students are also given time to work things through independently, knowing there is help available when required.
Our studies show that students work best when they concentrate in ‘bursts’, with little breaks in between, and when their progress is regularly acknowledged. Our proven in-session reward system ticks both these boxes.
Successful learning requires your child’s full cooperation, and that’s only going to happen if the NumberWorks’nWords experience is enjoyable. For younger students, we make sure learning is fun - entertainment is built into all our primary learning modules. For older students, it’s less about fun and more about keeping things stimulating and interesting.
The experts who develop our learning programs closely monitor what’s happening in the primary and secondary education sector. At a classroom level, they know the current maths and English curriculum inside out. At a professional level, they follow new trends in teaching and recognise the impacts of government initiatives, such as national standards. You can be confident that the learning your child does at NumberWorks’nWords will dovetail perfectly with what’s happening at school.
Our programs have been developed over many years by qualified maths and English experts. They are continually being updated, to allow for curriculum changes and new learning discoveries. You can be confident that our teaching methods are completely compatible with those used in schools.
If you’re still unsure whether your child needs a English or maths tutor, or whether we’re the right provider, we recommend you book a free assessment. It costs nothing to find out where your child stands, and at the same time you can get a good look around one of our centres. Then you’ll be better equipped to make the best decision for your child.