Jane Jones

About this centre

Welcome to the Cardiff, Canton Study Centre.

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.

Many of the students attend schools within the area and live in the local community. Students of all ages and abilities are catered for and current students at the study centre range in age from six to 14 years old.

There are experienced class assistants working alongside the Instructor to support the students' development. The senior assistant is Liane Winter, who is an ex-English secondary school teacher and who was head of sixth form at Radyr Comprehensive School.

My name is Jane Jones and I am the Instructor at the Cardiff, Canton Study Centre.

I have only had my own centre since late 2012 but prior to this worked as the senior assistant at the Whitchurch Study Centre. It was during my time at Whitchurch that made me think I would like to open my own centre as I could see first-hand the benefits of the Kumon study programmes.

At Whitchurch, I learned all about the class procedure, how the children worked on a daily basis and got an understanding of the Kumon worksheets and the programme which provides the children the tools to reach their full potential.

My own experience started when my own daughter attended Kumon classes to study the Kumon English Programme - within a few months the improvement was clear to see and the feedback from her school was impressive.

I find working with children of all ages very inspiring as the programme can be tailored to all ages and abilities. Each day and each child is a new challenge. It is so rewarding to see them improve and flourish and the gratitude from parents is the cherry on the cake.

Centre Hours

Monday Non-class day
Tuesday 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday Non-class day
Thursday 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday Non-class day
Saturday Non-class day
Sunday Non-class day

Pricing

One off fee
Registration Fee £35
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 £65


Your child will attend the Kumon study centre for up to two days a week


Five other sets of work completed at home each week
 How long does a class take?
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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St. John's Church
St. John's Crescent
Canton
Cardiff
CF5 1NX
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Most Popular Questions

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.

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