11-year-old Siobhán from Dublin entered a story writing competition through her library, having been inspired by the stories contained within the Kumon English Programme, and gained first place in her category.
Kumon Buckhurst Hill Instructor Ken MacLeod hosted a story writing and illustration event at Buckhurst Hill Library with special guest Karin Littlewood, to inspire their enthusiasm for books.
The Kumon Harborne Study Centre will be holding an open event on 5 October 2013, with special guest John Edgar who will be holding a storytelling workshop to inspire children to read.
After ten months as the Kumon Bury Instructor, Fran Healey says it has exceeded all of her expectations, and that the best thing is being part of helping students achieve their ambitions.
Nantwich Public Library hosted a special Kumon Nantwich Time To Read Together event, at which author DM Rivers read to the children whilst parents learnt more about the Kumon Method of Learning.
In May 2013, Kumon UK ran a competition for children to win £400 for their favourite hobby. Three lucky children have now been able to pursue their hobbies in cycling, skiing and photography.
At a Kumon awards ceremony in Reading, Headteacher Richard Kearsey from Prospect School spoke about the benefits of Kumon and the importance of year-round study, before presenting awards to students.
Through various events and activities, Kumon UK have raised almost £3,000 for Francis House, a Manchester-based charity that provides care for children and young adults with life threatening conditions.
Inspirational Kumon student Mia Shanks has shaved her head, raising thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK. Her parents and Kumon Instructor are incredibly proud of Mia for undertaking this incredible act for charity.
Local author Becky Donovan will be supporting the Kumon Sale Study Centre open day on Saturday 13 July, reading and signing her books and encouraging children to read.