The centre is for students of all ages and abilities. There are sessions twice a week and students attend at least one of these at a time slot agreed at enrolment.
Students are encouraged to work independently from the outset, although the Instructor and assistants are on hand to observe and guide them through the programmes and to give regular feedback. Good communication between home and the study centre is very important and whilst this is not possible during sessions, a message book is available for parents to request a meeting with or phone call from the Instructor. In addition there are regular meetings between the Instructor and parents to talk about each student’s progress and next steps.
The Kumon Hedge End Study Centre is located in the Hedge End Youth and Community Centre, which was the original school house in Hedge End. There is a waiting area for parents as well as a car park outside.
When students have completed their work they can visit the book corner while they wait for their sheets to be marked. For younger students there is also the opportunity to take the number board challenge in order to improve their number recognition, sequencing and motor skills.
Through daily study, both at the study centre and independently at home, Kumon goes further than traditional methods of tuition by ensuring students maintain a level of development every day.
The unique Kumon Maths and English Programmes pursue the potential of each child by developing confident, independent learners through individualised, advanced study.