Kumon success stories

At Kumon we nurture confident, independent learners who experience success both in and out of the classroom. This section of our website is dedicated to recognising and celebrating children’s achievements through hard work, determination and perseverance. We also celebrate our Instructors who dedicate their lives to discovering the true potential of their students.

Having enrolled on the Kumon English Programme back in summer 2013 to boost her study skills, Rejina has thrived and completed the programme in October.

Seven-year-old Hendry and his younger brother Albert are students at the Kumon Ashford, Middlesex Study Centre, and are reaping the benefits of daily study.

Shai enrolled onto the Kumon Maths Programme ahead of her GCSE and it made a huge difference to her confidence and grade.

Nine-year-old Ahmed is on course to achieve a remarkable feat as the youngest student to complete Kumon’s maths programme in the UK since the programme was introduced in 1983.

Following a successful two-week Free Trial last year, 11-year-old Laura enrolled onto the maths and English programmes and has since flourished.

Earlier this summer, 16-year-old Winnie received an extremely impressive three Grade 9s and ten A*s in her GCSEs. Alongside her school and teachers, Winnie credits her years spent studying with Kumon for helping her achieve these results.

Local Instructor, Ruth Mayes, opens new Kumon Maths and English Study Centre in central Holmfirth, Huddersfield.

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.

After almost seven years of study, 16-year-old Donya completed the Kumon English Programme in May 2017, meaning she can provide critical analysis of advanced texts, from authors such as William Shakespeare and Jane Austen. She has also become a self-learner; motivated and equipped with the skills and abilities to tackle challenges in life, school and beyond. […]

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.