Articles for parents

This section of our website is jam-packed with articles for parents, steeped in our desire to discover the unlimited potential of children. Whether you want to gain ideas for nurturing confidence and independence in your child, inspiration to help you foster a love of reading in your home, or to learn about the latest developments in the world of education, we hope you will take something away from these articles which will help you to realise the potential of your child.

“As the children are coming up to the end of their first year, we are starting to see them better access the curriculum and achieve high levels in English and maths as they move further up the (Kumon) programme. And although Kumon has an English and maths focus, we’ve noticed that their confidence and resilience in all curriculum areas has improved.

“On top of this, the structure and routine of the Kumon programme is providing the children with a more self-disciplined approach, which is particularly beneficial as they are now completing home learning projects set by the school, whereas previously they may have been reluctant to do so, or not at all.”

Helping your child set a New Year's resolution

Setting New Year’s resolutions with children will enable you to discuss what is important to them and how to set meaningful targets for the year ahead.

Give the gift of reading this Christmas

Looking for a last-minute stocking filler? We’ve shared our best books of 2017, all of which will make great presents for the family this Christmas.

Favourite family books

1 December, 2017

At this time of the year it can be tricky to find ways to entertain the whole family. Why not revisit some of these classic children’s books to read together?

We’ve explored five ways you can support your child as they work towards building a bright future for themselves.

There are many spooky stories on the Kumon Recommended Reading List, which increase in difficulty to help you select the best ones for your family. This list will help you choose some great books to enjoy this Halloween!

Having a comfortable environment for your child to complete their homework and study at home will be of immense benefit to their learning, but is there an ideal place?

With calculators, spell-checkers and predictive text now being a common feature on computers and mobile phones, will today’s children still need strong mental skills to get by?

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

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