ADDRESS

Level 1 Meadowbank Shopping Centre
35 St Johns Rd, Meadowbank, Auckland

PHONE

0800-024362

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Course Info

  • Individualised programmes designed to maximise your child’s learning.
  • Free initial assessment and ongoing written reports for all students up to Year 8.
  • A maximum 1:4 tutor/student ratio.
  • Weekly 75 minute sessions
  • A balance of computer and written work provided in each session.
  • Set homework to consolidate new learning.
  • Incentive and reward systems to encourage learning and success.
  • A recognised provider for Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund’ subsidy.

Session Times:

Monday – Friday     3:30pm – 4:45pm                    4:45pm – 6:00pm

Late nights:          Monday and Wednesday          6:00pm – 7:15pm

Saturday:               9:00am – 10:15am                  10:15am – 11:30am

 

Cost:

$50.00 per 75 minutes

 

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Mathematics and Statistics

By gaining knowledge through the study of mathematics and statistics, students develop the ability to think critically, creatively, strategically and logically.

In today’s world mathematics has become an integral part of the many career paths available for students when leaving school.

Confidence, self belief and a sound knowledge base are all important components in ensuring success. Whether it be learning basic facts at a junior level or algebraic equations at a senior level, Straight A’s is able to make a difference.

Our programmes and resources cater for those students that find mathematics difficult through to the students who are gifted in this area.

Primary and Intermediate Mathematics Programmes:

Assessments using Ministry of Education approved assessment tools

Tests to measure against the ‘National Standards’

Programmes to support the ‘National Standard’ process

Individualised programme written weekly to support learning needs and topics being covered at school

Weekly homework worksheets

All students reassessed every six months with a written report sent to parents/guardian

Numeracy programme

New Zealand Curriculum

Optional Cambridge curriculum for Years 8,9 and 10

Extension programmes for gifted students

Secondary Mathematics Programmes:

Individualised programme directed at the student’s areas of need

Preparation for NCEA and Cambridge examinations

Extension programmes for gifted students

Consolidation of current learning at school

Six monthly review reports for all Year 9 and 10 students

Years 9,10,11 and 12 curriculum

Year 13 calculus curriculum

Year 13 statistics curriculum

Cambridge curriculum

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English

Literacy in English gives students access to the understanding, knowledge and skills they need to participate fully in today’s world. Success in literacy means being effective oral, written and visual communicators.

At  Straight A’s we are able to teach skills in the following areas to ensure our students achieve success in literacy:

Primary and Intermediate Level

Reading comprehension

Listening comprehension

Oral reading

Word attack strategies

Story writing and structures

Punctuation

Proof reading/editing

Genre writing

Speech writing

Spelling rules

Secondary Level

  • Unfamiliar texts (comprehension)
  • Essay writing – formal, creative, film, extended text(novel), short stories/poetry, visual text(film)
  • Summarising
  • Grammar
  • Spelling
  • Oral presentation
  • Research
  • Media/Dramatic presentations
  • Respond critically to a variety of texts
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The Sciences

Science is a way of investigating, understanding, and explaining our natural physical world and the wider universe.

At Straight A’s we have tutors that specialise in the three main areas of science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology). We are able to offer tuition in these subjects at the secondary school level.

Science tutoring covers topics in the following areas:

  • General Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
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