How Mindfull Tutoring Works
Each student is tested using professional New Zealand Curriculum testing tools.
The information from these tests helps to identify any gaps in your child’s learning. We then tailor lessons to meet your child’s needs and take them to the next level.
Assessments for literacy and/or mathematics cost $100 each and are required for Years 1-8 students. Specialist assessments for Multisensory Structured Literacy (MSL) cost $150 and are required for MSL lessons for neurodiverse and remedial literacy students. Senior students' lessons mirror the standards they are doing at school. However, there can be exceptions to this. Please enquire if you are unsure.
We maintain regular contact with families. If appropriate, our tutors will contact your child’s classroom teacher to align the learning that students are experiencing at school with tutoring lessons.
At the end of Term 1 and 3, a formal Progress Report can be requested to allow you to understand both the learning that has taken place in tutoring, future goals for your child and how you are best able to support your child’s learning at home. During other times of the year teachers are happy to provide feedback on learning via email.
A wide range of materials are used in mathematics to represent key concepts to the children in a visual manner. This aligns with the principles of the Numeracy Project which is the preferred method of teaching in New Zealand schools.
Lessons are offered from 9:00am until 7:40pm from Monday - Thursday,
and from 3:30pm - 6:40pm on Friday.
Lessons run during state school term times and there is an optional holiday programme of classes available during one week of the school holidays.
Occasionally, there are reasons why students cannot attend their lessons such as sickness, school camps and family celebrations. If the student cannot attend the lesson the first absence for the term is charged at half price.
Paired lessons cost:
$62 for Years 1-8,
$65 for Years 9-10, and
$70 for Years 11-13.
All lessons run for 55 minutes. There are two students to one tutor to ensure they are immediately available to help while avoiding the unnecessary anxiety of someone looking over their shoulder.
Available for all year levels from 1-13, private lessons are $95 per hour with one student to one tutor. All prices are inclusive of GST.
Private lessons are predominantly available between 9am and 3pm.
- Personalised learning advice
- Ongoing monitoring of progress
- Feedback and feedforward for your child
- Access to Mindfull Tutoring’s individualised learning programmes
Our daughter was not a 'numbers person' and struggled when it came to maths and calculus as she moved through high school. Thanks to the caring support and guidance her tutor at Mindfull Tutoring provided, she performed better than she expected to on all of her assessments and ended up feeling more confident in her own abilities to not only retain the information but to apply what she was learning to real-world situations.
2023 Term Dates
These dates have been chosen to accommodate most school start dates in the area. Should your child's term dates fall outside of the ones stated below, and you are on family holiday, please let us know - we will be happy to arrange zoom lessons until school starts.
Term 1: 1 Feb – 6 April
Term 2: 24 April – 30 June
Term 3: 17 Jul – 22 Sep
Term 4: 9 Oct – 8 Dec
NB: Year 9 and 10 will finish on the 1st of December. Yr 11 – 13 students finish the week of their external exams in accordance to the published NCEA Exam Timetable.
All term dates are subject to change due to government announcements.
Mindfull Tutoring is closed on all public holidays, there are no charges for these days.