About this centre
Welcome to the Kumon Cambridge West Study Centre.
The centre supports students of all ages and abilities, many of which attend local schools and live in the surrounding community. Others travel from the nearby areas of Cambourne, Histon, Coton, Girton, and Milton.
The unique Kumon Maths and English Programmes pursue the potential of each child by developing confident, independent learners through individualised, advanced study.
Through daily completion of the Kumon worksheets students develop good study habits and key skills such as concentration, stamina, perseverance, and independent learning. Students receive a free assessment before embarking upon their individualised programme of study, and will then attend the centre up to twice a week, with work to complete at home over the rest of the week.
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.
We look forward to hearing from you so please get in touch via phone or by filling in the contact form for more information.
|Tuesday||15:30 - 17:30|
|Thursday||15:30 - 17:30|
|Saturday||08:00 - 10:00|
To get your child started with Kumon study you will pay a one off registration fee to register them as a student
The time taken to complete a day's work may be around 30 minutes per subject. The study time is completely down to each individual and the level of the programme they are currently at.
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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.
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.