Tutoring in Burnside

Burnside Maths and English Tutoring Experts

If you're searching for a maths or English tutor in Christchurch, come and check out our Burnside tuition centre. We offer the quality tutoring Christchurch parents understand and value.

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Unit 4/45 Merrin St
Christchurch, 8084

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Individual tuition programmes

Our curriculum-linked programmes are designed by experts to deliver the results your child needs (catch-up, extension or exam prep), while also building confidence and increasing love of learning. We teach children aged 5 to 16 and regular reports show how your child is improving. Every student has an individualised programme and works towards agreed personal goals. Results are celebrated.

Maths tutoring

Effective and engaging maths tuition will ensure your child has the numeracy knowledge and thinking skills required for improved maths performance. We help children who struggle with maths, as well as those who are gifted.

English tutoring

Whether your child is a reluctant reader and writer or an aspiring novelist, we can prescribe a needs-based English tuition programme. Our tutoring complements schoolwork and follows the New Zealand curriculum.

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A NumberWorks’nWords assessment for English and/or Maths will provide you with valuable insight into how your child is progressing.

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Meet the Owner: Ross Moultrie

Ross Moultrie
Hi, my name is Ross, and I now call Christchurch home again after 6 years in Melbourne, Australia. As the new owner of NumberWorks'nWords Burnside, I am looking forward to getting to know the parents and children who are part of the community at NumberWorks'nWords Burnside. I value the importance of learning and achievement in the modern world, and my expert tutors and I are committed to playing an important part in your child's academic development.

In my spare time I enjoy cycling, skiing and hiking, which are so accessible from this fabulous city, especially with my 6 year old son, Sam. Do not hesitate to get in touch, really looking forward to chatting soon!

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Excellent tuition provider. Kids love their tutors and mix of computer games and fun activities. I recommend the tutoring as an excellent way of extending, plugging the gaps, or just for enjoyment.

— I. Leary

My son has attended NumberWord'nWorks and before coming along he really struggled with the basics, avoiding maths if he could. He now has increased confidence, enthusiasm and loves to tackle his maths problems. He has improved numeracy skills. Ross and the tutors have been so supportive, organised, and very caring. They keep him on task, the program is enjoyable and I am kept up to date. I recommend this program if your child is struggling with numeracy.

— J. Pratt

My son was not getting good results in English at the beginning of the year. After starting tuition at NumberWorks'nWords, he was getting Merit and Excellence.

— K. Anderson

The main thing we wanted was for our son's maths confidence to improve. NumberWorks'nWords did that and more. Our son now loves maths, he is getting great results and he approaches problems with a can-do attitude. He enjoys the classes and says the tutors always take their time to explain things, no matter how many times he asks. Thanks, NumberWorks'nWords!

— M. King

NumberWorks'nWords supports their learners by helping them enhance their knowledge and confidence in English and maths.

— R. Newton

Good curriculum and a good tutor to student ratio. They pay good attention to the student during the sessions and the games and rewards make it fun!

— F. Priddy

Our Daughters confidence in her own abilities has improved dramatically since she started with Number Works n Words. The Team at Pennant Hills has been amazing, using teacher feedback and reports to provide a more targeted approach to learning. We would highly recommend this service to all parents.

— J. Walker

It was a good experience for my daughter. Being there restored her confidence in herself to learn and understand maths. The instant feedback of answers, the interactive learning, and having a tutor right there with her to see how she worked and help her make connections turned her around.

— A. Sullivan

My grandson has been attending NumberWorks'nWords for two and a half years. We have found it has improved his confidence and ability in learning mathematical concepts. The friendliness, personalised learning, and great communication are the reasons for continuing with NumberWorks'nWords.

— J. Davis

Wonderful tutoring so well organised and a great setup. My 12-year-old daughter had developed a fear of math and was falling well behind at school but after the first few sessions her confidence returned and she has come along leaps and bounds.

— W. Iller

New Zealand term dates 2023

  • Term 1
  • Monday 30th January - Thursday 6th April 
  • Holidays:
  • Monday 6th February - Waitangi Day
  • Friday 7th April - Monday 10th April - Easter 
  • Term 2
  • Monday 24th April - Friday 30th June
  • Holidays:
  • Tuesday 25th April - ANZAC Day
  • Monday 5th June – King's Birthday
  • Friday 14th July - Matariki 
  • Term 3
  • Monday 17th July - Friday 22nd September
  • Term 4
  • Monday 9th October - Friday 15th December
  • Holidays:
  • Monday 23rd October - Labour Day