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FRIDAY 4.30 – 6.00 pm | 13, 20, 27 JANUARY |3, 10, 24 FEBRUARY | 3, 10, 17, 24 MARCH |
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The Writing for Specific Purposes Course is designed for children in Years 4-6 who would like to develop their fiction and non-fiction writing skills further. It is also suitable for children who are preparing for 11+ entrance exams.
This course will give students the opportunity to deepen and refine their current fiction writing skills. In addition, your child will learn now to write a variety of non-fiction texts as required by independent schools and many grammar schools in round two of the entrance exam. During the course, your child will learn how to write using more sophisticated sentences and punctuation as well as other advanced writing techniques.
Your child will learn how to write:
- a personal recount
- a description of a place and character
- continuing a story
- a formal persuasive letter
- a newspaper article
- a discursive essay
- a short play script
- a narrative story (thriller, fantasy/adventure)
An assessment task is set before the course starts. Parents will receive regular feedback on their child’s progress during the term and a written report at the end of the course.
By the end of this creative writing course, your child will be able to tackle a variety of texts with confidence and skill and at a higher level.
Homework is set weekly and is essential part of the course. It is marked in accordance with the criteria set for creative writing as demanded by 11+ entrance exams to leading independent and grammar schools.
Lessons are taught by Coriden Francis MA (Oxon).
All lessons take place on Zoom.
The course runs for 10 weeks.
Class size is a maximum of six children.
Each session lasts 90 minutes.
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11+ Creative Writing Checklists!
Help your child edit their writing and tick all the right boxes! Get our list of 5 essential 11+ Creative Writing Checklists to help your child ace their 11+ English exam. Our handy booklet includes the following checklists:
- Narrative writing
- Descriptive writing
- Persuasive writing
- Newspaper article
- Personal recount
Each checklist is separated into two sections: features and text and structure. To get your copy, please click the button below!