Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Children's tuition centres
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • Explore Learning, 74 North Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4AW

About Explore Learning

Explore Learning are a group of children's tuition centres that help children aged 4 to 14 to achieve their potential in maths and English.

The company’s goal is to build confident, fearless learners who are hungry for knowledge.

Their values, which staff, management and leadership are encouraged to follow at all times, include: integrity, family, inclusiveness, customer-centered and ambitious.

With 131 sites across the UK, since 2001 the company has helped over 200,000 children achieve their potential and enjoy learning.

Their head office is located in Guildford, Surrey, and is described as being vibrant, noisy, sometimes a little chaotic, and always welcoming, fast-paced and fun.

The company is led by Managing Director Robert Hicks, who is extremely hands-on when it comes to getting out and about and supporting teams - he will regularly visit upwards of ten centres each month, often at weekends, and calls in on his travels.

What is it like to work for Explore Learning

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The ‘Experts’ scheme allows top-performing managers to apply to support a department. This comprises a meeting to solve business-wide issues, running workshops and then organising individual sessions with their given department.
The wellbeing committee ensure employees feel supported. Explore Learning felt that it was important to enhance the company culture of managing personal wellbeing, so the committee have conducted wellbeing roadshows and distributed wellbeing goodie bags.
My Company
My Company
As a direct result of sentiment and feedback from an engagement survey, Explore Learning have brought in the option for staff to buy and sell up to three days of holiday. In addition, they close their centres on the 27th December to allow staff to spend extra time with family.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:


  • UK sites:


  • Average Age:


  • Male : Female:

    22% / 78%

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  • Staff Turnover:


Regional Engagement

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