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Classes

​Soroban - a unique method to instantly perform complex calculations in the head
*We are currently taking bookings for Spring term 2024 (School clubs, Online lessons, and Face to face lessons.)
*For the Spring term online lessons and face to face lessons, please find the details below under 'Open Clubs'. 
​Clubs at St John the Baptist Church of England Junior School

 

<Spring term 2024>

The lessons will run for 9 weeks. (From Wed 17th Jan and Wed 20th Mar except for the half term : Wed 14th Feb) 

Year 3-6 : 

       Wednesday Lunch Time

                     

If you are interested in the lunchtime club, please contact tomoko.hoult@gmail.com.

Please provide us with the below details for your child. 

 - Full Name

 - Year group

 - Name of the class 

We also offer online lessons. Please see below 'Open Club'.

Open Clubs
(Online lessons and Face to face lessons)

About the Spring term Online and Face to face lessons, please contact tomoko.hoult@gmail.com to book your slot.

<Online lessons>

Please ask the details of the lesson time.

 - Monday       

 - Tuesday       

 - Wednesday : No lessons

 - Thursday     

 - Friday         

<Face to face lessons>

Please contact tomoko.hoult@gmail.com for the details.

 

We run clubs at our Teddington location - TW11 8UJ 

Clubs at Stanley Primary School 

<Spring term 2024>

The lessons will run for 9 weeks. 

(From the w/c Mon 15th January and the w/c Mon 18th March except for thHalf term : Mon 12th Feb) 

Year 1-6 : 

       Monday Lunch Time

       or 

       Friday After school Time

                                          

If you are interested in, please contact: tomoko.hoult@gmail.com.

 

Please provide us with the below details for your child. 

 - Full Name

 - Year group

 - Name of the class 

We also offer online lessons. Please see below 'Open Club'.

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.

​Chelsea Kodomono Hiroba
(チェルシーこどものひろば​)

<New - Spring term 2024>

If your child is interested in the lessons, please go to their website below, or contact tomoko.hoult@gmail.com.

​チェルシーこどものひろばウェブサイト

Year 2 and over

      Saturday after school 

​Open club prices

Please contact : tomoko.hoult@gmail.com for the details.

 

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/Anzan grading that shows their level of ability. 

<International Soroban Exam>
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. (This exam is not available via online.)

2024 - Schedule of the International Soroban/Anzan Exams
- Sun 28th January

- Sun 28th April
- Sun 28th July
- Sun 27th October


<Flash Anzan Exam>
Flash Anzan Exams are organized by the General Incorporated Association 'Japan Flash Anzan Authorities' (一般社団法人 日本フラッシュ暗算協会), and the exams are supported by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan (文部科学省​ 後援) . This exam can be taken anytime during lessons both Face to face and via Online. 
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