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Browse schools and 11 Plus exams

Over the last 15 years, Explore Learning has developed an 11 Plus and Entrance Exam offering that is tailored to suit the schools in the local area.

Whether your child is sitting a CEM, GL Assessment or local school entrance paper, you can browse through the schools in your area and find out more details about the exam requirements.

Try 11 Plus mock exam questions

We want every child to reach their potential and do their very best in school.

For the 11 Plus or other entrance exams, this means they will need to have a high level of maths and English skills and be able to answer questions quickly and accurately. Your child can practise their exam technique with a range of mock 11 Plus questions – try to answer them in the time given!

Discuss 11 Plus exam preparation with us

Our 11 Plus tuition course is open to all. We don’t pre-test; we welcome all children with the ambition and drive to go to grammar or independent school.

If your child is considering taking the 11 Plus or entrance exams, we can support your family throughout the journey. Our team of experts are on hand to answer any questions you may have and talk about ways we can help your child with exam preparation.

View our 11 Plus tuition centres

Our vibrant and energetic tuition centres are a great place for your child to prepare for their 11+ exams, with expert support from our 11 Plus tutors.

At Explore Learning we ensure that everyone, whether child or parent, feels part of our family. That’s why we’re confident that from the moment you step into the centre, you’ll know that we can make a difference.

Find out about Online 11 Plus tuition

Our Online 11 Plus tuition brings the joy of Explore Learning into your home with a dedicated tutor via live video stream.

Online tutors work with children either 1:1 or 1:6 using Explore’s own secure platform. They will explain tricky concepts, celebrate successes and support your child to overcome challenges all whilst working on speed, accuracy and exam techniques.

11 Plus tuition

From experience, we know that the best preparation for the 11 Plus exams cannot be achieved in a short period of time. That’s why our approach is designed to support children in the lead up to, during and beyond the exams.

Whilst children are able to join our 11+ tutoring course at any point, we thoroughly recommend joining from the start; the key to success in the exams is high levels of confidence and ability in core maths and English skills.

Pre-Year 4

This is a foundation course focusing on building concrete maths and English skills – essential for succeeding in exams.

  • Individualised tuition from experienced tutors
  • Stretch and challenge
  • Core maths and English ability
  • Encouraging fearless learning

Year 4

Our Year 4 course introduces and practices the content your child will face in the exams.

  • Introduction to exam content
  • Enhancing problem solving skills
  • Awareness of exam etiquette
  • Tackling new concepts
  • Building confidence

Year 5

Our Year 5 course develops advanced knowledge, covering all question types covered in the exams.


  • Exam technique
  • Speed and accuracy
  • Advanced maths and English
  • Working under pressure

Year 6+

Continue to excel in the next chapter, where we continue to teach skills and knowledge for success.


  • Positive learning attitude
  • Hone skills in KS2 curriculum
  • Preparation for SATs exams
  • Not afraid to make mistakes
  • Strive to discover more

Ready to get started on your 11 Plus journey?
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