The After School Learning Centre

The After-School Learning Centre, located in North London and Southgate caters for all children aged four to eighteen and is totally dedicated to helping your child achieve the best grades possible in English, Maths, Science, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning and Mandarin through personalised and tailored one-to-one tutoring.

All subjects are taught in lessons of one hour. You will find a regular day and time for your child to...

Fabulous Children´s Work



Yusuf brings humor and a vivid imagination to his creative writing. Judge for yourself. Please keep up the hard work Yusuf.

Havin, Year 6

Havin, Year 6

Well done for producing an outstanding story in all respects based on Aesop's fables.

Amara, Year 5

Amara, Year 5

Excellent descriptive writing pieces created by children from Years 4 to 6 using “colour” to stimulate ideas. We are so proud of you all. You are welcome to share your wonderful work with friends and family.

Kiren, Year 5

Kiren, Year 5

Excellent descriptive writing pieces created by children from Years 4 to 6 using “colour” to stimulate ideas. We are so proud of you all. You are welcome to share your wonderful work with friends and family.

Eileen, Year 4

Eileen, Year 4

Excellent descriptive writing pieces created by children from Years 4 to 6 using “colour” to stimulate ideas. We are so proud of you all. You are welcome to share your wonderful work with friends and family.

Amreen, Year 4

Amreen, Year 4

Excellent descriptive writing pieces created by children from Years 4 to 6 using “colour” to stimulate ideas. We are so proud of you all. You are welcome to share your wonderful work with friends and family.

Deniz, Year 4

Deniz, Year 4

Excellent descriptive writing pieces created by children from Years 4 to 6 using “colour” to stimulate ideas. We are so proud of you all. You are welcome to share your wonderful work with friends and family.

Ahmad, Year 6

Ahmad, Year 6

Excellent descriptive writing pieces created by children from Years 4 to 6 using “colour” to stimulate ideas. We are so proud of you all. You are welcome to share your wonderful work with friends and family.

Joshan, Year 5

Joshan, Year 5

Excellent descriptive writing pieces created by children from Years 4 to 6 using “colour” to stimulate ideas. We are so proud of you all. You are welcome to share your wonderful work with friends and family.

Isobel, Year 6

Isobel, Year 6

Isobel is preparing for Year 6 English and Maths SATs and she has produced some great work over the past year. Here is just one example of a highly imaginative story Isobel wrote. Please note Isobel's fabulous description and excellent use of adjectives.

Izaac, Year 8

Izaac, Year 8

Izaac is a real star. Without any prior knowledge of Mandarin or Chinese and after only ten weeks of MANDARIN lessons, he is able to write the following paragraph all by himself. Izaac has mastered how to form Chinese characters with strokes.

Mahesh, Year 10

Mahesh, Year 10

A brilliant and clearly laid out piece of Science work showing the first ten Alkanes and Alkenes.

Alex, Year 8

Alex, Year 8

Alex created a Science poster showing he understands the impact of acid rain and Greenhouse gases have on global warming.

Adem, Year 6

Adem, Year 6

A well constructed poster with thoughtful messages communicated to the target audience. Adem is also a brilliant artist as well as a fluent writer. dfg

Vanisha, Year 5

Vanisha, Year 5

Outstanding Science work illustrating Habitats.

Maye, Year 3

Maye, Year 3

The imaginative ideas are well organised in this story.

Theo, Year 2

Theo, Year 2

A letter with grown up joined up writing.

Anjali, Year 2

Anjali, Year 2

An above average story writing effort.

Melisa, Year 5

Melisa, Year 5

Melisa is commended for the accuracy and neatness of her symmetry.

Marcus, Year 1

Marcus, Year 1

Completed addition to 20 and used the answers to colour the picture – a great mathematician in the making who is more than getting to grips with worded questions and instructions.

Luca J, Year 1

Luca J, Year 1

Another creative piece from Luca who admirably changed a poem into a story.

Bella, Year 5

Bella, Year 5

Great poetry writing.

Samit, Year 5

Samit, Year 5

A well paragraphed and descriptive story.

Antonella, Year 5

Antonella, Year 5

A clear grasp of how to convert fractions, decimals and percentages.

Katelyn, Year 1

Katelyn, Year 1

Two amazing pieces of work!

Luca, Year 3

Luca, Year 3

An excellent graph involving coordinates, learning to draw to scale and understanding the concept of how to use the x and y axis.

Simona, Year 1

Simona, Year 1

Simona started attending when she was in Reception and she quickly learnt all her phonics sounds and now she knows how to write sentences and poems. An insightful and thoughtful poem from Simona.

Kazim, Year 4

Kazim, Year 4

Kazim is an able boy working on Year 5 English tasks despite still only in Year 4. Kazim is a perfect example of a child capable of being challenged above and beyond the constraints of his actual school year group.

Jaimin, Year 8

Jaimin, Year 8

An excellent piece of Science work about the life cycle of stars which children are normally taught at school in Year 10.

Hilary, Year 8

Hilary, Year 8

Science research into Neil Armstrong’s landing on the moon. A project such as this is normally attempted by children in Year 9. Well done Hilary for your outstanding research skills!

Evin, Year 1

Evin, Year 1

Fabulous poem and story by Evin.


"We just wanted to let you know that Jasmine did the eleven plus exams in September and did amazingly well. She has secured places at Dame Alice Owens, Latymer and also cleared both rounds at Henrietta Barnett!..."

Seema & Nikesh

"We really appreciate all the amazing work your team has done with Jose and we hope he can re-join in the near future."


"We are very proud of Naomi for receiving her first choice to study Biochemistry at the University of Leicester. Thank you for teaching Naomi through her primary and secondary school education. We would like to ..."

Graham & Yenni

"I am off to Southampton University this year, which is my first choice university, to study Economics and Finance due to the excellent A – Level teaching I received at The After - School Learning Centre. As a r..."


"I want to say a big thank you for all the GCSE help and support Jayden received at The After - School Learning Centre. He achieved grade 8 in Science and grade 7 in Maths. As parents, we are both very happy. ."


"From September, both of my boys will be back at The After - School Learning Centre to continue with their studies. Due to your support, Orhan has achieved excellent GCSE results. Consequently, Orhan was accepte..."

Mrs Farooqui

"I would like to say that we really appreciate everything you and your teachers have done for our daughter. I always speak highly of The After-School Learning Centre and I continually recommend you to all our fr..."


"Aman received his GCSE results today. Grades: Maths: 9; Chemistry: 8; Physics: 8; English Language: 7. Thank you and to your team for all the efforts and help you have offered throughout his GCSEs and starting..."

Krishna Sanapala

"I would like to take the opportunity to thank you and your great team for all the effort and hard work in helping my three children. I do appreciate it."

Mrs Rouia Mehradji

"Florentia has moved up two sets at school and will be doing Triple Science. We are all very happy with her results and would also like to thank The After-School Learning Centre."

Mrs Demosthenous

"The Maths tutoring I received at The After-School Learning Centre was tailored to my advanced ability which was invaluable in enabling me to reach my potential in GCSE and at A - Level. This was the building b..."

Carlen Leonard MChem (Hons) First Class Chemistry, Loughborough Uni 2020 & now Graduate Engineer BAE

"Due to your help, Thara achieved excellent GCSE results, including: four A*, four As and one B. B was for GCSE English Language. Thara started A - Level studies yesterday at Woodhouse College and she is doing:..."

Mrs N Dean

"Omar received A*, A*, A* in his A - Levels. Thank you very much for all your help over the last few years."


"Just to let you know that Nilesh did very well in all his GCSE exams and he got all grade 8s which is equivalent to the old style A* grades."


"It was good to speak to you yesterday and thank you for speaking to my friend Pauline. Zara did very well in her GCSE Centre Assessed Grades She got:- 9 in History 8 in English x 2 (lit and Lang) and Span..."


"Thank you for providing online lessons and support for the kids, which in the absence of the schools, has been great for keeping them both on track."

Chris & Melissa

"The online lessons are great and the feedback is much appreciated. I have just shared the feedback with my daughter who has worked very hard on her stories and I will try and take some photos of her work and se..."


"Thanks for being such a good Maths teacher and for always being patient with our child. He really enjoys your lessons."

Ms Wang

"You have genuinely helped me to excel at school and in my GCSEs. Your valuable knowledge and insight has helped build my future. Thank you for all the help you provided."

Amaan Sohail

"The children look forward to their live virtual learning lessons all day. They love seeing and learning from their teacher every time. Live virtual learning lessons are really making a difference and are the ..."


"Thanks for organising the live virtual learning Zoom lessons - Ryoma has really enjoyed the learning and being part of the group with the other children during this period of Coronavirus when schools are shut a..."


"I wanted to let you know that Zara achieved a Grade 8 for GCSE English Language and a Grade 8 for GCSE English Literature in her mocks. I am very pleased. Thank you to you and her tutor for all the help. Zara..."


"Thank you very much for the eleven plus lessons. Our son is much improved in English, Maths and Verbal / Non - Verbal Reasoning. His numerical reasoning skills are now much sharper. Thank you to all your gr..."

Miki Taniguchi

"Enis scored an excellent 91% in his Year 6 school grammar test and knew how to handle topics which his fellow classmates were not taught. We are very proud of him for putting in all the effort to complete and g..."

Mrs Saikahya

"A big thank you to the teachers for the continuous support in the Eleven Plus journey of Chinmaya. Due to your teaching, we are very pleased to tell you that Chinmaya has a confirmed place in The Latymer Schoo..."

Neeta & Chirag

"Thank you for all the support you have given me over so many years with my Secondary School studies, GCSEs and A-Levels. I have learnt so much at The After-School Learning Centre. I am now off to study Comput..."


"Our son did very well in his GCSE exams. We are very grateful for the assistance from The After - School Learning Centre in this, even though we came at a very late point into the process we feel that his atte..."


"Hakan has accepted Latymer to do his A - Levels. He has chosen to study A - Level Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Hakan's success was due to the teachers at The After-School Learning Centre and your mana..."


"Corben and I wanted to thank you all so very much because Corben passed his GCSEs. He’ll be studying at A - Level: English Literature, Music Technology and Media at Grammar. Thank you for getting him exam ready..."


"I scored a Grade 7 in English Literature and a Grade 9 in English Language. Thank you for tutoring me and for helping me to achieve my dreams of getting accepted at Woodhouse College to study A - Level Maths, P..."

Keshvi Patel

"Just writing to let you know that Phoebe achieved Grade 8 in GCSE English Language and Grade 7 in Maths. She could not have achieved this without your help. Phoebe is now going onto study A- Level Chemistry, ..."


"Thank you so much for helping me over the years with my GCSEs and A - Levels. I managed to achieve my first choice to study for a Psychology degree at Royal Holloway University. I will pop by soon to say than..."


"Wow ... what can I say? I am gobsmacked and overwhelmed as I stare in delight at Alexander's A - Level results: A Star in Further Mathematics, A Star in Mathematics and A in Astrophysics. Due to all your hel..."


"Thank you for all your support and kindness over the years in preparing me for the Eleven Plus exams. I have learnt many new new things from the wonderful teachers at The After-School Learning Centre. I would..."


"Thank you from the bottom of my heart for having me for five years. I have met many wonderful teachers who have helped me in my GCSE and A-Level studies and I appreciate the hard work everyone has done at The ..."


"I would not have been able to get this far without everyone at The Learning Centre helping me to pass the eleven plus and to achieve a place at Latymer School. Thank you for helping me to reach my dreams! My ..."

Yaqub, Ziahrin & Zarir

"Thank you for helping Priscilla and Angelina achieve their goals. Especially in helping Angelina to pass and gain acceptance at St Michael's Catholic Grammar School and for Priscilla managing to get into the t..."

Mr & Mrs Jamous

"Just thought I’d let you know Nicholas did a science exam on Monday at school and he achieved 28 out of 30 so I’m happy he is moving in the right direction and it’s given him confidence."


"Thank you for the extremely constructive feedback. We are really pleased with how happy our child was after the first lesson."

Steven and Maria

"Just to let you know that Cameron did extremely well in his GCSE Maths exam. He got an A and says that he was 5 marks away from an A*. Thank you to you and Cameron's teacher for giving him such valuable support..."

Debby (Proud mum)

"Joanna passed all of her GCSEs and we are very proud of her achievements. She attained strong results in English, Sciences and Maths and will be continuing her studies in 6th form. Florentia will continue with ..."


"Kerry did fantastically well in GCSE Maths achieving an excellent Grade 9 (215/240). Thank you so much for your help, it paid off and got the grade she wanted. We cannot thank you enough."


"Thank you so much to all your wonderful team for the support and hard work with our son Klaudiasz. I would now like to register our younger son for lessons and for Klaudiasz to start A-Levels at The Learning C..."


"I love praising The Learning Centre and can't stop recommending you to my friends and family for all the wonderful work you are doing with our son in English and Maths. So my Sister in Law, who is a Primary Sc..."

Mrs Haday

"My son who has dyslexia with auditory and visual delay had weekly Saturday English Language and Literature classes to give him confidence and improve his grades. His December 2016 mock exam results were Englis..."


"Dear The Learning Centre Team, thank you for the passion, enthusiasm, kindness and discipline. Thank you for supporting Michael with his GCSE English learning."

Natasha & Family

"Thank you for giving me great confidence and for developing my knowledge. As a result, I am now attending a brilliant Grammar School. Thank you to all the incredible teachers at The Learning Centre. I used t..."

Ahmad Sesay, Aged 12

"Beatriz is very pleased with the teachers at The Learning Centre. They are excellent. Well done for the high level of teaching!"

Lucie Neves

"We wanted to share some good news with you. Sophia has been moved up to Set One in Maths. We are very pleased with her progress as when she started at The Learning Centre she was in Set Three. With your help..."

Mr & Mrs Sifonios

"Nathan attended the half term GCSE revision classes and found them really helpful - thank you! In fact he found them so useful we wondered whether you have any spaces or opportunity for further GCSE Science re..."

Susannah Rees

"Thank you for all the help and support you provided Michael with over the past five years of primary school. It was great seeing Michael improving in all English and Maths topics."

Heidi Adamson

"Thank you so much for all you have done for my three children over many years. They have all achieved excellent results from attending The After-School Learning Centre. Two of my children are now studying at un..."

Nita Patel

"I want to take this opportunity to thank you for everything you have provided for both our children and also myself with the advice and support you have given from the start."

Mrs Arti Bhagat

"Dear After-School Learning Centre team. Thank you so much for all the help and advice you provided to our son Jeram and to us as parents. Your support was invaluable and we are sure Jeram would not have succe..."

Mrs Dave

"Thank you so much in helping me reach my goal in achieving an A grade in my A-Level Maths."


"We knew you would be keen to know what our son achieved in his GCSE exams. Altogether he has achieved 10 A's and 3 B's. He achieved As in Maths and Science of course. In both Maths and Double Science papers ..."

Mr & Mrs Bandele

"Thank you for all the help you have given me over the past few years with my GCSEs. A very special thank you to my Maths and Science teachers for being a HUGE help!!!"


"Jaden achieved an A grade in his GCSE Maths; he also achieved four As in his other subjects and one A* in Science. Jaden achieved B grades in all his other GCSE subjects. With the help of The Learning Centre,..."

Mrs P Matthias

"The results from St Albans arrived today in a big envelope. After nervously ripping open the envelope, I'm pleased to inform you that Daniel received an offer and he will definitely start at St Albans in Septe..."

Mrs Aw

"Thank you very much for helping Ben with his GCSE English. He is much more confident and capable. Thank you for all your hard work!"

Tess & Jon

"We just wanted to thank all the teachers for their help over the years! Lucy is feeling a lot more confident now and has a great understanding of all the subjects she has studied at The Learning Centre. No dou..."

Mrs Beatrice Bateman.

"Thank you for all your help to Stephen. We really appreciate it. He likes his teachers and said they are very kind. I can see how special you are and l am really happy to have found you. I can see the differenc..."

Neena Hall

"I’ve noticed a huge improvement in Martha’s GCSE English – thank you"

Ms Helena Casbolt

"I would like to thank you and your team for all the hard work that you have put into helping Ciaran over the past two years."

Sam Rayner

"Thank you so much for the wonderful tuition provided to our kids Vetri and Vel. Vetri especially after the initial anxiety has settled well into the tutoring and said that he finds it most helpful. He has given..."

Radhika Ramkumar

"We recently returned to The After-School Learning Centre after a year's break trying out various other centres and one to one tutors at home. I can't tell you what a big mistake we made and are so happy to be ..."

Mrs Pauline Daniels

"Thank you for your great support in preparing our daughter, Fumi for her the entry exam to Dame Alice Owen’s school. We are very pleased that Fumi passed the exam and she is going to start her new school life ..."

Yoshi Nozaki

"I would like to express my most sincere thanks to you and both Michael's teachers for the help and support in the last two years. Should Michael need extra help once he is in Secondary School, I will have no h..."

Paola Argiroffi

"Just want to say a very big, “Thank you” for helping Sophie improve in her GCSE Science. I would certainly recommend you to all my friends."

Alison Gregory

"I just wanted to say that my daughter, Isabel Mason, attended her first GCSE English lesson on Saturday and it was great to hear such positive feedback from Issy. Issy felt that the whole lesson was extremely ..."

Julia Mason

"Regretfully, due to changing family circumstances, we’ve had to stop the lessons. Our daughter learnt a lot and improved a great deal; we are very happy with the homework and progress feedback provided to paren..."

Mrs Barr

"My daughter attended The Learning Centre for eleven plus preparation in English, Maths and Verbal / Non-Verbal Reasoning. I want to credit The Learning Centre teachers for teaching her to answer exam questions..."

Mrs Dettke

"This is to thank you for the GCSE English classes that Annie attended and enjoyed working hard to improve her grades. She did really well in her GCSEs and got all A Stars! I am grateful to you for the wonderf..."

Leila Beganovic

"Simondeep got seven A's, four B's and two C's in his GCSE exams, including grade A's in both English and Maths. This would not have been possible without you. Thank you for all your support."

Mrs Dhillon

"Just a short note to tell you how delighted me and my husband are with Leonardo's GCSE English progress. Since attending The After-School Learning Centre, he displays such confidence in his work, something he..."

Mrs Annabel Foskett

"Thank you for the Masterclasses and tutorials provided to our son in the summer holidays leading up to the 11+ exams. They were the perfect antidote before the exams."

Joanna Gunter

"We are so grateful for your support and time in helping our daughters. Meli and Bella have learnt a lot and enjoy attending the After-School Learning Centre. Wishing everybody success."

Mr & Mrs Sawock

"Thank you for all the help and support you have given us throughout the year. Rovlan has significantly progressed in the three subjects he was tutored in. He achieved A-Stars in Maths, Chemistry and Physics! ..."

L. Badalova

"I am delighted with Emmanuel Norbi-Scott's SATs results and Maths progress he has made at The After-School Learning Centre. Please extend my gratitude to his teacher."

Antoinette Scott

"Monti passed the QE boys test and also the non-verbal Latymer exam - he sits the 2nd test on Monday. Monti's score in the QE English paper was very good and he would like to thank the teacher for his sterling..."

Naomi Simpson

"Owen has amazing Maths results. In Year 4 he achieved level 4A which his teacher said is what children normally receive when they leave school at Year 6. Plus he scored 128 where the average is 100 in Maths! ..."

John Thomas

"We are delighted with the support James and Richard receive from The After-School Learning Centre. James felt he was well prepared for his secondary entrance exams and gained in confidence. He felt his object..."

Mrs Oakes

"My son attended The After-School Learning Centre for a year studying Maths and Non Verbal Reasoning in preparation for entrance exams. I highly recommend the school and would not hesitate to send my son again...."

Tracy Dineen

"Thank you for the help and support your excellent teachers have given my son. The lessons have been instrumental in his success in GCSE exams."


"After one term’s attendance, our son’s writing has improved ten-fold and he is even joining up! The teaching is tailored to suit his requirements and the regular homework reinforces his learning. The Centre ha..."

Mrs Anson

"My son’s teacher came running out to see me today to tell me how much he had improved since Easter! She said that his writing and spelling have got so much better. Thank you so to much to everybody at The Aft..."

Mrs Wheeler

"Thank you so much for teaching my son throughout all his primary years and for getting him ready in Year 6 to sit the Grammar and Independent school entrance exams. The strong foundation he received in English..."

Mrs Chan

"Thank you for the great support given to our daughter. We will miss your warm welcome and she will take with her the positive attitude towards learning throughout her life."

Mrs Justine C

"Thank you for all your hard work in helping our sons gain confidence and a better understanding of Maths. They have become more knowledgeable through your teaching of the basics. Our sons enjoy attending The ..."

Mr & Mrs Parente

"Thank you for the support you have given Mitchell. At his last parents evening in March his teacher reported excellent progress in Maths. She announced that Mitchell is the most improved student in his class ..."

Ms Walcott

"Thank you for your support in preparing Jayan for his eleven plus exams. His exam success was clearly aided by your contributions. The tutor’s style put Jayan at ease and the thorough and patient approach mad..."

Mrs S Patel

"We are really happy with the support you provide our daughter and would wholeheartedly recommend The After-School Learning Centre to any parents. We feel you operate at the highest of standards and the persona..."

Mrs Keenan

"I am extremely happy with my son’s Maths tuition. The small classes and the personalised attention have greatly improved his confidence and ability."

Mrs Lai

"I am thrilled that our daughter has progressed by two whole levels in English. The credit must go to The After-School Learning Centre. You have created a friendly, calm, clean and relaxed study environment whi..."

Mr & Mrs Khosla

"We are delighted with the excellent teacher and we are very pleased with the progress our daughter has made in Maths in such a short space of time."

Mrs Fallon

"My wife and I would like to thank The After-School Learning Centre for the work with our son. When he first came he was unable to write much more than half a page. The turnaround in such a short time is breatht..."

Dr Cohen

"We would like to thank you for your continued support and consistent approach to quality education. We know that your staff's encouragement helped our son achieve his GCSE Maths."

Mrs Wallace

"Thank you for the learning our son has achieved. His lessons at The After-School Learning Centre were crucial to his exam success and entry to St Columba’s. For my part, the detailed feedback you gave me at th..."

Mrs Palmer

"Andrew has been working with you for two years and has made great improvements in his English and Maths! Thank you and I look forward to signing up my other two children."

Mrs L Kyriacou

"Thank you for the excellent work your teachers are doing with my son. His confidence has increased considerably and he enjoys his lessons, especially his Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. My sincere gratitude ..."

Mrs da Rocha-Afodu & Family

"My husband and I could not be happier with our son’s progress. We needed a teacher at short notice to prepare him for a new private school. The After-School Learning Centre started him off immediately and wit..."

Mr & Mrs Demetriou

"The After-School Learning Centre’s small-group teaching is more motivating for our son than one-on-one tuition and the thorough feedback after each session is great, enabling us to support him at home. The Aft..."

Mr & Mrs Keen

"We are very pleased with the tutoring both of our sons receive in English and Maths. They are more confident and have a better understanding."

Mr Figarazzi

"My son’s attendance of The After-School Learning Centre is the best investment I ever made and worth every penny. His rapid improvement after attending a few lessons was clear to see in his school work. He no..."

Mrs D Onyango

"My daughter’s reading, writing and concentration have greatly improved since she started attending The After-School Learning Centre. The extra lessons are fun and enjoyable. I am amazed at how excited she is a..."

Mr D Philiastides

"My son is now in the top Maths group in his school as a result of his enjoyment in attending The After-School Learning Centre. I am very happy with the teacher because she is highly experienced and understands..."

Mrs Jonah

"My son was due to sit the Higher Level GCSE Maths paper a year early but had been studying the Intermediate syllabus at school. His tutor at The After-School Learning Centre quickly assessed his needs and prepa..."

Ms C Stewart

"The highly qualified and experienced team quickly assessed our child’s needs and focussed on boosting his performance. He would have found it difficult to sit the entrance exams without the support and instilli..."

Mr & Mrs Bhimani

"We are very pleased with The After-School Learning Centre and the Verbal/Non-Verbal Reasoning teaching methods; the teacher is brilliant and fantastic with children. Annie enjoys working with her and understan..."

Mrs Beganovic

"My husband and I are very pleased with the outstanding progress both our children have made in Maths in less than one year. Even their school has noted the improvement with our son progressing by two sets and ..."

Mr & Mrs George
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