Kumon Educational UK

Contact details

Member - Full
Educational Services
Mr Sean McKeon
Kumon Educational UK  
0800 854 714
Ealing Cross, 85 Uxbridge Road , London, United Kingdom, W5 5TH, United Kingdom

About Kumon Educational UK

KCompany Overview

Kumon is a supplementary education provider. Our maths and English study centres offer our unique Method of Learning: fostering independent learning skills by nurturing students to an advanced level of study, giving them the opportunity and ability to tackle new work by themselves.

Supplementary education is a growing market and Kumon has over 67,000 students enrolled at our centres in the UK and 4.3 million students studying in 47 countries worldwide. Kumon has been established in the UK since 1991.

Franchise Overview

Supplementary education is a growing market and Kumon is growing across the UK with new study centres and takeover opportunities. Kumon currently has over 670 study centres in the UK and Ireland. 

To become a Kumon Instructor you will need to demonstrate a commitment to education and a desire to develop a thriving business. Please call 0800 854 714 to register your interest and to attend an information session to find out more. 

KKey Information

  • Network Size: Over 100 units
  • Franchise Type: Job
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £3,000, with centre £20,000-40,000+
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £3,000
  • Franchise Location: Retail unit/Study centre
  • Market: B2C

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KInitial training consists of six sessions which intensively focus on building skills and ability regarding the Kumon Method as well as providing the basics to run an efficient and effective study centre.

Your training will then continue following the opening of your centre for the first year with a mixture of training sessions, centre visits and worksheet study, in which you gain a deeper understanding of the Kumon Method.

Daily Life of a Franchisee

As a franchise business owner, you will be responsible for promoting Kumon in your area to generate enrolments and raise awareness. This can be done through networking, advertising and PR. 

You will be responsible for the individual development of every student using the Kumon Method. You will manage a study centre from two to six days per week, during the afternoons and evenings and will manage a team of assistants.

Kumon Educational UK Case studies

  • Tina Vincent

    Kumon Educational UK: Tina Vincent

    My advice: go for it! But be prepared to work very hard. It isn’t all roses and one has to be prepared to wait for deferred gratification! Be open to the advice and support of colleagues, and to be willing to share ideas.

  • Sharon Carlin

    Kumon Educational UK: Sharon Carlin

    An enquiry about a job was the catalyst for Sharon to become a franchisee - after which she undertook due diligence and research very carefully to make sure it was the right opportunity for her; a model to follow!

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