FICTION WRITING COURSE
YEARS 5 – 7
AUTUMN TERM 2022
If you are looking for a course to help your child advance their fiction writing skills to the next level, then you are in the right place!
The Fiction Writing Course is designed for children in Years 5-7 who enjoy writing and would like to improve their fiction writing skills further. It is suitable for children who are preparing for 11+/13+ entrance exams.
This creative writing course will give your child the opportunity to deepen and refine their current creative writing skills through exploring different types of fiction. During the course, your child will learn how to write poetry, longer narrative pieces and short dramatic scenes. In addition, they will learn how to use other advanced writing techniques (narrative time, point of view, subplot) and expand their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.
Your child will learn how to write:
- narrative stories in different genres (3 weeks)
- poetry (2 weeks)
- short play script (2 weeks)
- descriptive writing (place/person)
- narrative story mimicking different style
An assessment task is set before the course starts. Parents will receive regular feedback on their child’s progress during the term.
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.
TUESDAY 4.30 – 6.00 pm | 13, 20, 27 September l | 4, 11, 18 October | 1, 8, 15, 22 November
(NO LESSON HALF TERM 25 OCTOBER)
WHAT PARENTS ARE SAYING
Coriden really helped my daughter to excel at creative writing. Now I feel happier because my daughter is happier and has confidence in her writing skills. I’d highly recommend Coriden’s writing courses!
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!