​Soroban - a unique method to instantly perform complex calculations in the head
*Online Soroban Lessons have been held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for club students since April 2020.
*For the Autumn term 2020, online lessons will remain running. The details will be on this page by the mid August. (New students will be welcome to the online lessons.)
Clubs at Tulip London 英徳学園


<New - Autumn term 2020>

We are currently waiting for the Tulip London英徳学園 to decide if the lessons at the school can be held for Autumn term 2020.

Open Clubs

We run clubs at our Teddington location - TW11 8UJ - on a Monday, Thursday and Friday.

In walking distance of:

  • Stanley Primary

  • St Mary's & St Peter's Primary

  • St James's Catholic Primary

​Clubs at St John the Baptist Church of England Junior School


<New - Autumn term 2020>

There is no lesson to be held until the October half term at the school.

If your child is interested in online lessons, please contact

Year 3-6 :

      Wednesday Lunch time 



      (Wednesdays after October half term)










Clubs at GEMS Twickenham Primary Academy

<New - Autumn term 2020>

There is no lesson until the October half term at the school. If your child is interested in online lessons, please contact

Year 2-3    : (12:15-12:45)

      Friday Lunch time                   

      (After October half term)

Year 4-5 : (12:45-13:15)

      Friday Lunch time                   

      (After October half term)


Class details

Class sizes are small, typically between six to ten children per class depending on age and level, so each child can progress at a rate individual to them.

Learning aims:

  • Quick and confident mental calculation of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division

  • Understand and visualise the processes of calculation

  • Build concentration

  • Take away the fear of maths

Children who can read and write numbers from 1-10 are ready to learn soroban.

*We do not offer lessons for adult at the moment.

Clubs at Stanley Primary School 

<New - Summer term 2020>

We are planning to hold the lessons at School from September, however we don't know which year group's lessons will be held at school.

If your child is interested in online lessons, please contact

Year 1-2 : 

       Thursday Lunch Time

       (From Sep 2020)  


Year 3-6 :

       Monday Lunch time

       (From Sep 2020)


       Thursday Lunch Time 

       (From Sep 2020) 


If you would like to be on the waiting list, please contact:

Please provide us with the below details for your child. 

 - Full Name

 - Year group

 - Name of the class 

​Open club prices

One class per week - £10 per class

Two classes per week - £8.50 per class


Free trial lesson - contact us for details

Exam Information

Wakamatsu Soroban Club students are all able to take internationally recognised exams in order to achieve a Soroban grading that shows their level of ability.  The International Soroban Exams are organized by the ISDF(国際珠算普及基金) and supported by 'The League of Japan Abacus Associations (日本珠算連盟)'.  
The exams are held on the 4th Sunday of January, April, July and October every year.
<2020 - Schedule of the International Soroban Exams>
 - Sun 26th January
 - Sun 26th April
 - Sun 26th July
 - Sun 25th October