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At Kumon, we aim to nurture a generation of confident, independent children who can contribute to the global community. We too take our commitment to the community very seriously and strive to be a force for good throughout the UK. This section of our website is dedicated to our community news, including the expansion of Kumon, community events and our work with charities and partners.

Reading together: The Gruffalo

7 September, 2017

Taking the time to sit with your child and delve into a fun book is not only a great way to bond and share enjoyment of an activity together, but is also a great way to encourage the habit of reading.

September is nearly upon us, which means it is time to start preparing your child to go back to school. We’ve shared some handy tips on how you can best do this, so their new school year gets off to a flying start.

GCSE exam results 2017

25 August, 2017

GCSE exam results 2017

Yesterday pupils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland received their GCSE results in what was of course the first year of the new ‘tougher’ exams.

The earlier children learn, the better

Introducing learning to your child at a young age will be invaluable to their future. We’ve explored some fun and engaging activites you can do together to encourage this.

Year 6 SATs results released earlier this week show a growth in attainment for students leaving primary school in the core subjects of maths and English.

Ensuring your child continues educational activities, such as Kumon study, throughout the summer holidays can mean they are confident, equipped and ready to tackle new work when they go back to school.

13-year-old Aren, an English student at the Kumon Rush Green Study Centre, gives his impressions of J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls.

Since enrolling onto the Kumon programmes aged four, Charlie has made fantastic progress, having developed the work skills and academic ability to thrive at school.

According to new research by the National Literacy Trust, more children than ever are reading for enjoyment.

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Kumon opens two new centres in Cambodia, bringing the number of countries and regions currently learning through Kumon to an impressive 50.