About this centre
Students complete daily worksheet study developing ability and fluency gradually over time, progressing in small steps and building confidence. They also visit their local study centre up to twice a week for guidance from their Instructor. Your child’s Kumon Instructor will set work at just the right level to challenge and keep them engaged, regardless of age or school year. This means that they can strengthen their key skills or progress beyond school grade level without restriction. Kumon offers a cost-effective and convenient way to help your child build strong English and maths skills for a successful future.
Before becoming a Kumon Instructor, my career was spent working in various Cardiff schools as well as for the Local Education Authority.
Most recently, I worked as Deputy Headteacher of a large Primary School in Cardiff. This followed on from a period of time where I worked, also as a Deputy Headteacher, in a smaller Cardiff School. Prior to this, I spent two years working with the Local Education Authority’s Advisory Service where I worked as a Mathematics and Assessment Advisory Teacher, providing support and advice to teachers and senior leaders. I also spent many years as a class teacher at a large Primary School in the south-east of the city.
My aims as a Kumon Instructor are to give the children and young people of Cardiff every opportunity to succeed in life, by developing their academic and personal skills – allowing each of them to become a valued member of society, using their unique contributions to better the world around them.
If you’d like to find out more about how Kumon can help develop your child’s abilities and confidence to the maximum, please do get in touch.
|Monday||16:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday||16:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||16:00 - 18:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 12:00|
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.