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Tutoring in Invercargill

If you're searching for maths or English tutoring in Invercargill, come and check out our Kelvin Street tuition centre. We're part of a network of tutoring centres Invercargill parents review highly.

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80 Kelvin St
Invercargill, 9810

NumberWorks'nWords is conveniently centrally located for Southland families coming into town. We're in Kelvin Street just north of Westpac, near the Yarrow Street intersection – drop your child off by pulling into the carpark area. Metered parking is available on Kelvin and Yarrow Streets.

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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 15 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: Raewyn Hansen

Raewyn Invercargill

Hi, I’m Raewyn Hansen - the proud owner/manager of the world’s southernmost NumberWorks’nWords centre! We established the centre in the heart of Invercargill’s CBD in 2007, after teaching mainly in primary schools, for 30+ years.

Establishing meaningful, reciprocal relationships with parents and their children is at the heart of what we do. Our fabulous young tutors not only excel in their subject speciality, but are also open, friendly, and know how to make each child succeed and feel good about learning. We pride ourselves on knowing every child, finding out what makes them tick, and designing a specific, individualised program for each child, whether they need a confidence boost, to catch up, or for extension. We would love to chat with you soon.

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Exceptional reporting and general communication. Reports/updates are clear and allow parents to understand their child's progress easily.

— N. Steedman

My son learned a lot since he started at number works, doing English and mathematics hes really enjoying it. Keep up the awesome job you all doing

— Ngakitea

Loves attending
My son was lacking confidence in his maths ability but after attending NumberWorks'nWords even after the first week, he has gained confidence in his maths ability and loves attending the class each week.

— Sharon C

Super personal service with enthusiastic tutors, in a happy and fun environment

— Trina M

New Zealand term dates 2020

  • Term 1
  • Monday 27th January - Thursday 9th April
  • Holidays
  • Thursday 6th February - Waitangi Day
  • Term 2
  • Tuesday 28th April - Friday 3rd July
  • Holidays:
  • Monday 1st June – Queen's Birthday
  • Term 3
  • Monday 20th July - Friday 25th September
  • Term 4
  • Monday 12th October - Friday 18th December
  • Holidays:
  • Monday 26th October - Labour Day