Newton Mearns - David Wylie
David Wylie

About this centre

Kumon study aims to ensure that every child develops a love for learning. We offer maths and English programmes to help students of any age and ability to progress their skills and build key foundations for learning. Traditional maths and English tuition helps students progress, but Kumon goes one step further by helping each child develop self-learning skills, enabling them to tackle challenging work without reliance on a teacher.

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.

When I enrol a new Kumon student, I am still as enthusiastic today as I was in 1992 when I first began.

Before Kumon, I was a fully qualified architect for 13 years. I decided to make a career change and complete a post graduate degree in Primary Teaching at Jordanhill College. In 1991, Kumon UK was established and I became the first Kumon Instructor in Scotland.

My first four Kumon students were my own children. I remember sitting at the breakfast table simultaneously marking all four sets of maths worksheets before they went off happily to school. My wife and I feel that they have all benefitted greatly from starting Kumon at an early age.

I have had over 2,000 Kumon students study at the Newton Mearns Study Centre. All of my students have subsequently told me how much Kumon helped them. Now I find that many of those original Kumon students have grown up and have children of their own who have started to learn through the Kumon Method.

The wonderful thing about Kumon is that I feel I too am still learning through the Kumon Method. I study my Kumon worksheets daily in order to help my students on very advanced levels of maths and English.

Class Times

Monday Non-class day
Tuesday Non-class day
Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00
Thursday Non-class day
Friday 15:00 - 17:00
Saturday 16:00 - 18:00
Sunday Non-class day

Pricing

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 £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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Albertslund Hall
Westacres Road
Newton Mearns
Renfrewshire
G77 6WW
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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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