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.

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.

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.

Claire Papazidis, Instructor at Kumon Greenwich Study Centre

After six and a half years running the Kumon Greenwich Study Centre, Claire Papazidis shares with us why she still loves her job.

Kumon Wembley Central student Ashna achieves amazing results in her maths GCSE and IGCSE aged just 12 years old!

Recent completer of the Kumon English Programme, Daniel, shared with us some of his experiences as a student of the Kumon Maths and English Programmes.