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The centre opened its doors in 2002 and has continued to provide a safe and enjoyable learning experience for students of all ages and abilities.
Kumon is suitable for children of all ages. Students at the centre currently range from four to 16 years old, are from a wide geographical area and attend a broad selection of schools. Many students have attended the centre for several years. The unique Kumon Maths and English Programmes pursue the potential of each child by developing confident, independent learners through individualised, advanced study.
Kumon should not be considered a traditional tuition provider as, rather than ‘teaching’ students, we encourage them to become independent learners who feel confident in their own abilities and able to face unfamiliar work.
The team at the Andover Study Centre would like you to come and visit the centre and see how more and more parents and students are experiencing the benefits of Kumon.
Early Learner classes are also held on Saturday from 11.15am – 12.15pm.
Hello, my name is Carrie James and I am the Instructor at the Andover Study Centre. I have a team of four class assistants, dedicated to delivering a high level of support to each individual student and their family in a calm, focused, nurturing and friendly way.
Having been a Kumon parent myself, I was able to witness first had the benefits of the Kumon Method of Learning with my son in building his confidence and ability in maths.
I love seeing students increase in confidence, smile happily while studying, begin to become well able in their subject and to be genuinely proud of themselves when they crack a challenge. It is so rewarding. Parents leave the centre pleased with their children for making the effort and it is win-win all around.
I am absolutely determined to make the centre one of excellence, where staff, parents and most of all students, will be proud to attend.
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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.
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 is a self-learning programme but each student receives 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, making sure that work is set at the right level and that they are developing at the right pace.
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.
Both, and every child in between. This is because of our individualised approach to education, which always asks the question: "What is best for this individual child?" Following a diagnostic test, a study plan is set to develop the ability of the child and to progress them beyond the Kumon International Standard (an international approximation of their school level) regardless of their starting point. Kumon welcomes students with special educational needs, gifted and talented children, and all those who believe they can achieve more and fulfil their potential.
Please click here to download a brochure with more details about your child studying with Kumon.