Community news

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.

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.

Six-year-old Connie Lai enrolled at the Kumon Waterlooville Study Centre in May 2015. Two years on and she has developed in skill, stamina and independence.

13-year-old Hadiya Parkar developed a passion for reading and writing whilst studying on the Kumon programmes and hopes to be an author when she is older.

Kumon Sandhurst celebrates the many successes of its students at awards ceremony

Tuesday 22 November saw the Kumon Sandhurst Study Centre’s bi-annual student awards ceremony. 110 people packed into the local church to recognise the achievements of students.

“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.