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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.

Kumon Islington student, Maya, gave a presentation at a recent awards ceremony, sharing with her friends, peers, and a few special guests, why she’s found Kumon study so rewarding.

The Kumon Whetstone Study Centre celebrated its 20th anniversary in November making the annual student awards ceremony that bit more special. Here one student shares her journey.

After 18 months at the Kumon Milton Keynes, Giffard Park Study Centre, 14-year-old Sarafina is studying well beyond her school level.

Kumon student Asha

These two students at the Kumon Whitley Bay Study Centre are excelling thanks to the support and encouragement they receive at Kumon.

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.

Neha Elangovan has been a Kumon student since she was six having shown an early desire to be stretched. Now, aged 12, she has been placed in the top 2% of the UK population by acing the Mensa IQ test.

Eniola has been a student at the Kumon Harborne Study Centre since she was three years old. Now nine she shares with us her love of learning and her aspirations for the future.

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.