Welcome to Explore Learning York, one of our many learning and tuition centres designed to help your child fulfil their potential and be the best they can be.
Whether you’re looking for help with maths, English or 11 Plus tuition, you’ve come to the right place!
Find us in York
Situated at Sainsbury’s in the Monks Cross retail park, our York tuition centre is just a short walk from the local area of Huntington. It is easily accessible from the city centre via public transport (just hop on the number 9 or number 12 bus), and there is ample parking for those who wish to shop while they wait! A tip from the team: the number 12 will drop you off directly outside Sainsbury’s!
Shop while you wait
Public transport available
Our tutors will get to know your child individually
York Centre Director
Our Centre Director Laura Dalton and our team of tutors will get to know your child as an individual. 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.
- All of our tutors are enhanced DBS checked
- Regulated by Ofsted
- Our tuition centre is open 7 days a week
- Courses are aligned with the National Curriculum
The process of getting to know your child starts from the very first time we meet you at your free trial session. This is an opportunity for us to discuss your child’s requirements in depth, and for you to see the tuition centre in action.
Maths & English in York
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 created 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:
- Ampleforth College
- Bootham School
- Ermysted’s Grammar School
- Pocklington School
- Queen Ethelburga’s
- Queen Margaret’s School
- Ripon Grammar School
- Skipton Girl’s High School
- St Olave’s School (York)
- The Mount School
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 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.
How do our current members feel?
Since my daughter starting at York explore learning she has excelled at school and in her SATS which the school expected very little from her. Her confidence has grown and her knowledge and willing to learn has increased, this has been noted by all around her even her doctor and teachers. I Would recommend to everyone. Thank you
My daughter goes to this tutor center, she loves going to her sessions as she finds it very helpful with her studies. The tutors are very lovely, approachable, friendly, kind and helpful. I am very grateful to them because my daughter is doing very well in her school. Thank you for all your help and support to my daughter Lara. You are all doing a great job!
T. Hardy, Parent
My children have both excelled at school and I have no doubt that Explore Learning is one of the main reasons. Even my children have passed comment on how Explore Learning has helped with their work in school.
No booking required
Open 7 days a week
We work with a number of local York 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.
New Earswick, Poppleton Road, Badger Hill, Dunnington and Hob Moor Community Primary School are just some of the local schools we work with.
Our Opening Hours
Our York 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.
October Half Term
We will be operating on holiday hours from Monday 30th October to Sunday 5th November. We will return to term time hours as of Monday 6th November.
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Careers in York
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…