Welcome to Explore Learning Colchester, one of our many learning and tuition centres designed to help your child fulfil their potential and be the best they can be.
Find us in Colchester
Situated beside the clothes department in the Stanway Sainsbury’s, our Colchester tuition centre is located beside the Tollgate retail park and only minutes from Colchester Zoo – our parents regularly comment on the convenience of completing the shopping whilst their children learn.
Shop while you wait
Public transport available
Our tutors will get to know your child individually
Colchester Centre Director
Our Centre Director Sarah and our team of tutors will get to know your child as an individual.
Whether they are finding school tricky, or are top of the class, we will create a learning plan designed to help them to gain confidence, enthusiasm, and new skills.
- Excellent relationship with local libraries. We regularly hold workshops so the children may also see us in their holiday activity groups!
- We’re regulated by Ofsted, ensuring the best quality tuition
- Courses are aligned with the National Curriculum
- All of our tutors are enhanced DBS checked
Maths & English in Colchester
Tuition for every stage of your child’s learning
Whatever stage your child is at, we’re here to provide you with maths and English tuition that can really make a difference. Our tailored approach means we can support children of all abilities – whether gifted and talented, looking for a confidence boost or those with special educational needs.
All our tutors are experts in the school curriculum and receive regular training on current teaching methods. Our team love their jobs and this passion creates a vibrant, positive working environment where children can thrive.
Journey to success
We celebrate every child, not based on others, year groups or levels, but based on them. That’s why we’ve managed to support over 175,000 children to become confident learners who are ready to take their next step, whatever that may be.
11 Plus and Entrance Exams
We have developed an 11 Plus and Entrance Exam offering that is tailored to suit the schools in your local area. We want every child to reach their potential and do their very best in school, and our tuition is the best possible support on your child’s journey into grammar school.
Our specialist course can help your child prepare for entrance to the following local schools:
- Colchester County High School for Girls
- Colchester Royal Grammar School
- King Edward VI Grammar School
- Shoeburyness High School
- St Bernard’s High School
- St Thomas More High School for Boys
- Southend High School for Girls
- Southend High School for Boys
- Westcliff High School for Girls
- Westcliff High School for Boys
Our course is open to all. We don’t pre-test – we welcome any child with the ambition and drive to go to grammar school or independent school. Students on the 11 Plus course attend twice a week and also have access to a fantastic online resource, so they can practise unlimited non-verbal and verbal reasoning exam style questions any time they want.
Tailored flexible session
The key to success at 11 Plus is a strong foundation in core maths and English skills. We use technology that enables us to offer material that is exactly right for your child, and our tutors are on-hand to give individual attention so we can stretch and challenge your child to reach their potential.
Beyond the exam
We don’t believe in simply ‘teaching to a test’ – after all, the test is the very beginning of your child’s journey into their secondary career. To support your child in the run up to, during and once they have made the transition to secondary education, we can continue to support them with the new challenges they face.
How do our current members feel?
Olivia, Age 6
I used to be shy and never put my hand up but everyone here is so nice and helpful, I am smarter than I have ever been. Everybody is so kind and they are always happy. I love Explore Learning.
No booking required
Open 7 days a week
We work with a number of local Colchester schools
We aim to complement and support school education, which is why we work closely with local schools and teachers, ensuring our tuition is in line with your child’s curriculum and providing the best results.
Our Opening Hours
Our Colchester tuition centre is open 7 days a week. Members do not need to book sessions in advance, and can attend on any day, and at any time during our opening hours. Maths and English tuition sessions are approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes long.
We're currently operating on term time hours. From Monday 27th May, we'll be operating on holiday opening hours.
Book a free trial
FREE trial sessions are held every day of the week at our Colchester centre, just get in touch and we’ll book you in for a visit.
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That’s why we offer our award-winning service at a price that’s accessible for everyone.
Careers in Colchester
Beginning your career with Explore is your first step on a wonderful pathway. There are unlimited ways that you will be able to gain new skills, master expertise and shape the future of the company with your insight and drive.
All our staff are passionate, ambitious and enthusiastic, take a look to see where your career could start…