About this centre
Please note: Monday and Thursday classes are held at The Sheen Lawn Tennis & Squash Club, 1 Parklands Close, SW14 7EH.
The Kumon Maths and English Study Programmes offer what traditional tuition gives to your child and more. Kumon goes one step further by helping each child develop self-learning skills, enabling them to tackle challenging work without reliance on a teacher. Our aim is to help any child of any ability to progress and develop a curiosity and love for learning.
Your local Instructor will set work for your child at just the right level, enabling them to build confidence in their abilities and progress their maths and English skills in small, manageable steps through daily study. They will visit their local study centre up to twice a week for sessions with their Instructor. This allows the Instructor to tailor and adapt each child’s study plan to their abilities, through observing their progress and fluency at each level. Our study programmes are individualised to each child to help them establish strong learning foundations and a positive learning experience, to build skills and confidence for their future.
I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Bahrain followed by a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics & Political Science. I then had the opportunity to move abroad and work in international schools for a few years, teaching English as a second language to primary school children in Damascus and Business Studies at a secondary school in Indonesia. Later I worked as a Management Consultant in the City of London for several years, but always looked back nostalgically at the time I spent working with children.
My passion for education was re-kindled when I discovered Kumon for my son and saw first-hand the benefits it brought to his learning and development. My respect for the Kumon method grew as I realised that it has the potential to have a great impact on each and every child in terms of their academic skills, their confidence, and their ability to self-learn.
The biggest perk of being a Kumon Instructor is helping children develop their full potential. I love to see students grow in their confidence and hearing how Kumon helps them excel at not just school, but other aspects of their life.
I look forward to welcoming you to the centre in order to help you discover the many benefits of the Kumon programme for yourself!
|Monday||15:45 - 17:45|
|Thursday||15:45 - 17:45|
|Saturday||09:30 - 12:30|
To get your child started with Kumon study you will pay a one off registration fee to register them as a student
Study takes around 30 minutes per subject a day, depending on age and level of the work. At the moment, study is at home but classes will be open for study again as soon as it is safe to do so.
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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.