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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.

8-year-old excels with Kumon

Reading student Maximilian has managed to complete the English Programme, mastering advanced-level critique at just eight-years old!

“Every day is a learning day as a Kumon Instructor- you learn from the children, from the parents and that’s part of what makes the job so satisfying because you do keep learning all the way along.” Watch this video to hear from Kumon Ponteland Instructor Liz about why she loves running a Kumon Study Centre.

Having studied with Kumon since she was seven, and then worked at the Earlsfield Study Centre, 18-year-old Nicole is about to start the next step in her journey, at Oxford University. She told us how Kumon helped her get there.

Claire Papazidis, Instructor at Kumon Greenwich Study Centre

After six and a half years running the Kumon Greenwich Study Centre, Claire Papazidis shares with us why she still loves her job.

Kumon Wembley Central student Ashna achieves amazing results in her maths GCSE and IGCSE aged just 12 years old!

Instructor of the Kumon Upminster Study Centre has had a relationship with Kumon spanning 15 years having first opened and then sold the Grays Study Centre before returning to Upminster.

After 15 years as a Kumon Instructor, Debbie shares with us what she loves about her job. Now running two study centres, In Formby and Southport, she has great aspirations for the future.

Elbeth Clarke opened the Kumon Newry Study Centre in June 2015, offering Kumon’s individualised maths and English study programmes to local primary and secondary school aged children, and the centre is now an established part of the community.

Eight-year-old Kumon Lower Sydenham Student Michael shares his new found confidence at a recent awards ceremony.

Kumon parent Anitha has been supporting her sons through the maths programme for some time. She shared her experiences as a Kumon parent at a recent awards ceremony.