Joanna Silvestri

About this centre

The Kumon Broxbourne Study Centre opened in 2006 and provides individualised maths and English instruction to local students of all ages and abilities. Many of our students attend local schools within Broxbourne and the surrounding areas. 

Students are supported in class by a team of assistants who have in-depth knowledge and experience of the Kumon programmes.

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.

My name is Joanna Silvestri and I am the Instructor at the Kumon Broxbourne Study Centre. With a double masters Degree in Business and Education, as well as experience working abroad and in the UK, my passion for developing solid maths and English abilities in students drew me to a career with Kumon.

I joined Kumon in 2014 as an Area Manager in North London. Whilst working in this role I took care of 25 study centres, providing instructional support and guidance, delivering training, and working with students. During this time, I also developed my knowledge of the Kumon Maths and English Programmes and gained an in-depth understanding of the Kumon Method of Learning.

In the centre I work to create an atmosphere that is positive, supportive and fun, promoting a sense of excitement attached to learning and accomplishment. As an Instructor the most rewarding aspect of the job is helping a student build their confidence, changing their opinion of a subject they may have given up on, and eventually starting to surprise themselves with their abilities in advanced work.

Parents can also expect to be kept up-to-date with their child’s progress through regular progress meetings, centre newsletters, and frequent contact on their development.

Class Times

Monday Non-class day
Tuesday 15:45 - 18:45
Wednesday Non-class day
Thursday 15:45 - 18:45
Friday Non-class day
Saturday Non-class day
Sunday Non-class day


One off fee
Registration Fee £30
What is the Registration Fee?
To get your child started with Kumon study you will pay a one off registration fee to register them as a student
Per month
Per subject £60

Children attend regular classes either at the study centre or online

Daily worksheets designed for at home and in centre learning
 How long does study take?
The time taken to complete a day's work may be around 30 minutes per subject. The study time is down to each individual and their current study level. Class times displayed may include a combination of in-centre and online class sessions. Please contact your Instructor for further details.
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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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