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Hi, my name is Sue Fletcher and I am the Instructor at the Kumon Aigburth Study Centre.
I began my career as a Scientific Officer in a busy Biochemistry lab, before spending the next 20 years teaching in various educational establishments. This included teaching maths and physics in mainstream secondary schools.
I am passionate about the Kumon Method of Learning because it allows your child to grow into a confident, self-sufficient individual while developing their skills.
My role as your child’s Instructor is to guide and motivate them in their studies, though it will only be a matter of time before your child will be fully motivated themselves, driven by the feel-good factor of understanding new material and working beyond their school level. I ensure all of my students are working at a pace ‘just right’ for them, and each student has personalised goals throughout their Kumon journey. I am always on hand to support them in developing independent study skills.
I look forward to meeting you and your child at the Kumon Aigburth Study Centre to begin your child’s personal journey to discover their full potential.
Kumon is a self-learning programme with each student receiving regular support from their Instructor. The carefully developed worksheets teach students how to find the answer for themselves, whilst their Instructor offers guidance when necessary. The key role of each Kumon Instructor is to observe their students working, either in the centre or their online class, making sure that work is set at the right level and that they are developing at the right pace.
Students can start learning with Kumon from age two upwards. We currently have students as young as two years old studying with us, ranging all the way up to those about to go to university; Kumon helps children of any age and any ability. The sooner children begin, the earlier they can start developing skills to gain the greatest cumulative benefit; as soon as you feel your family is ready to make the commitment to long-term study, Kumon will be ready to help you achieve your goal.
Kumon offers much more than tutoring and differs from traditional teaching in the classroom. Rather than preparing children for a particular test or assessment, Kumon empowers students to learn for themselves, through individualised instruction and carefully developed worksheets.
As well as developing key skills in maths and English, each Kumon student will work towards building their independent learning skills and confidence in their own abilities. This means that a Kumon student will not be dependent on – or limited by – the skills and knowledge of others.
As a global programme, Kumon does not follow a school curriculum, but rather is complementary to curricula across the world. The primary aim of the Kumon Method is to develop independent learning skills. These independent learning skills enhance the students’ performance right across the school curriculum. Kumon operates at exactly the right level for each student – regardless of their age – ensuring that work set extends and develops their skills, confidence and ability.
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