Remote Courses

Christmas courses

11+ Comprehension Revision Course - Using past papers.

21st to 23rd December 10 am to 11:30 am (with a 10-minute break at 10:45)

In this course we will look at two past papers from Harrow and Streatham High schools, read through each passage carefully, and discuss the writer’s use of language to; describe the setting, convey a mood or tone in the passage, and reveal the specific nature of each character. The children will be asked to write their answers and discuss them.


Father Christmas writing course for ages 7 to 10.

21st to 23rd December 10 am to 11:30 am (with a 10-minute break at 10:45)

 

On this course, the group will re-think Christmas by looking at the stories from around the world about Father Christmas. We will then ask them to write their own Santa story, showing them how to build a theme, create characters, and plot the story.


11+ Creative writing for Exams course - using new materials.

28th to 30th December 10 am to 11:30 am (with a 10-minute break at 10:45)

 

In this course, we will look at how to write on from a passage; write a discursive text; a letter and write a story. We will discuss how to read the question and know what skills they will need for each exam choice. For example, the use of persuasive language, or how to structure a debate on the page.


A Brave New World writing course for ages 7 to 10.

28th to 30th December 10 am to 11:30 am (with a 10-minute break at 10:45)

 

The group will write a story around creating a brave new world as a setting for a story. The theme of the course is the future and how to improve it. They will think up their own characters, plots, and stories, with the guidance of an experienced tutor.

Remote One-to-one session - £50 

We cover any aspect of writing, grammar and punctuation, and comprehension for 7+ to GCSE, creating bespoke lessons to target your child's needs. This includes an hour's online session with one of our tutors.

Short Story Critique - £15

We send back a full critique of their story (400 word critique of your child’s story), showing them what works and offering suggestions on how to edit and improve it.