Our Southend tuition centre

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Welcome to Explore Learning Southend, one of our many learning and tuition centres designed to help your child reach their potential and be the best they can be.

Whether you’re looking for help in maths, English, 11 Plus tuition or essay writing, you’ve come to right place!

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Ofsted registered

Unit 5 Blyth House,
535 Southchurch Road,
Southend on Sea

Find us in Southend

Located in the heart of Southchurch village along Southchurch road, our Southend tuition centre is a short walk from the town centre and benefits from being closely located to Southend East train station and easily accessible by public transport.

Limited parking available

Local amenities

Public transport available

Our tutors will get to know your child individually

Whether they are finding school tricky or top of the class, we will create a learning plan designed to help them to gain confidence, enthusiasm and new skills.

Meet Rebecca

Southend Centre Director

Our Centre Director Rebecca Edwards, Assistant Directors Sarah and Farrah and our team of tutors will get to know your child as an individual and personalise a programme of study according to their strengths and areas of improvement. Whether they are finding school tricky or are top of the class, we will help your child reach their potential in a fun and engaging way. We will create an individualised learning plan not only focusing on academic achievement, but a love of learning that will take them through their academic careers.

  • All our tutors are enhanced DBS checked
  • Regulated by Ofsted
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The process of getting to know your child starts from day one at Explore Learning Southend. They will undergo an assessment process in order to fully understand areas of potential development and personal strengths which facilitates us tailoring a unique learning plan for every child.

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Maths & English in Southend

At Explore Learning Southend we understand that your child is an individual, which is why our maths and English programmes are tailored for every child. Crucially, with all of our courses aligned to the school curriculum, you can be safe in the knowledge that our tuition is the best possible complement to your child’s education.

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

Expert tutors

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.




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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:


Unique approach

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+ 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 than 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 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.


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How do our current members feel?

Definetly does what it says on the can! A truely amazing bunch of people who not only can motivate the kids but make learning fun it’s not just that the kids see the improvement to & strive keep going


  Ofsted registered

  No booking required

  Open 7 days a week

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We work with a number of local Southend 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.

Darlinghurst Primary School, Temple Sutton, Great Wakering Primary, Holt Farm, Milton Hall, Rochford Primary, Chalkwell Hall Junior School and King Edmunds Secondary School are just some of the local schools we work with.

Our Opening Hours

Our Southend 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 18th February, we'll be operating on holiday opening hours.

Term Time

Flexible sessions
monday 15:00 - 20:00
tuesday 15:00 - 18:45
wednesday 15:00 - 18:45
thursday 15:00 - 20:00
friday 15:00 - 20:00
saturday 10:00 - 18:00
sunday 10:00 - 16:00
bank holidays 10:00 - 16:00
Specialist Courses
11 Plus and Entrance Exam Prep 18:45 - 19:45
Creative Writing 18:45 - 19:45
Creative Maths 18:45 - 19:45
Succeed in Secondary 18:45 - 19:45
11 Plus and Entrance Exam Prep 18:45 - 19:45
bank holidays

School Holidays

Flexible sessions
monday 12:00 - 20:00
tuesday 12:00 - 18:45
wednesday 10:00 - 16:45
thursday 12:00 - 20:00
friday 10:00 - 18:00
saturday 10:00 - 18:00
sunday 10:00 - 16:00
bank holidays 10:00 - 16:00
Specialist Courses
11 Plus and Entrance Exam Prep 18:45 - 19:45
Creative Writing 16:45 - 17:45
Creative Maths 16:45 - 17:45
Succeed in Secondary 18:45 - 19:45
11 Plus and Entrance Exam Prep 16:45 - 17:45
bank holidays

Book a free trial

FREE trial sessions are held every day of the week at our Southend centre, just get in touch and we’ll book you in for a visit.

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We believe delivering the best standard of education shouldn’t cost the earth.

That’s why we offer our award-winning service at a price that’s accessible for everyone.

Our membership is simple and great value – it works as a monthly subscription, with no minimum period or tie-ins. Our standard membership is £124 per month, with a £50 registration fee. Childcare vouchers and the childcare element of Working Tax Credits could enable you to save on your monthly membership and we also offer a limited number of scholarship places which gives a 50% discount to parents receiving Income Support or Job Seekers Allowance. What’s more, with our ‘Refer A Friend’ scheme members can reduce your monthly membership, simply by successfully introducing other members to Explore Learning.

Careers in Southend

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…