Summer Holiday Courses 2018 for children who have just finished Year 5
During the Summer holidays 2018 we are running some short courses for children who have will have completed Year 5 at school by the end of July 2018. You may book as many as you wish without fear of repetition.
Ideal for a boost in Writing and other Literacy skills.
Each course will be taught by a specialist English teacher. It will run for five hours over two days (2 x 2.5 hour sessions)
The course will develop the following skills:
- Ideas for writing
- Vocabulary building
- Speech and language fluency
- Rules of writing; spelling, punctuation and grammar. There will be up to eight children in the class.
English Reading and Comprehension
This course develops skills in arguably the most important aspect of education: Reading and understanding. The class will read planned material and discuss themes, vocabulary, language devices and more. The children will also have a chance to practice both standard comprehension questions and multiple-choice style questions and get feedback on how to improve.
This course will involve a high level of reading, challenging comprehension tasks and advanced writing technique. This course is suitable for those who need an extra challenge in English. It is also a taster for the type of work that is covered in Year 6 Independent school exams and Henrietta Barnett second round exams.
This course focuses the key areas of Verbal Reasoning tested in the CEM style 11+ exams: Multiple choice comprehensions; Cloze procedures; and vocabulary building. Strategies are discussed and children will have a chance to practise and get feedback.
With 11+ exam style content, skills will be developed in the following areas:
Shape and space
Data and probability.
Children will have a chance to practise exam style questions and get feedback on how to improve.
In this course, the children will take on more advanced problem solving. This course is suitable for those who need an extra challenge in maths. It is also a taster for the type of maths that is covered in year 6 and in both grammar and independent school entrance exams.
Non-Verbal Reasoning Revision Session
This session is an opportunity to do a practice non-verbal reasoning test and immediately review the test and get feedback from a teacher. The session will also include other practice questions and hints and tips on exam technique. This is this suitable for the Buckinghamshire County Council entrance exam, and many independent schools entrance exams
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Simply select the courses you are interested in below by ticking the box alongside the advertised course date. Once you have chosen the events, fill in the required details below and checkout through PayPal to secure your booking. Please contact us if you have any questions.
|Maths||25th and 26th July||9:45am to 12:15pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Verbal Reasoning||25th and 26th July||1pm to 3:30pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Creative Writing||30th and 31st July||1pm to 3:30pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Advanced Maths||6th and 7th August||9:45am to 12:15pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Advanced English||6th and 7th August||1pm to 3:30pm||£90||Sold Out|
|English Reading and Comprehension||8th and 9th August||9:45am to 12:15pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Verbal Reasoning||8th and 9th August||1pm to 3:30pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Advanced Maths||13th and 14th August||9:45am to 12:15pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Advanced English||13th and 14th August||1pm to 3:30pm||£90||Sold Out|
|English Reading and Comprehension||15th and 16th August||9:45am to 12:15pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Creative Writing||15th and 16th August||1pm to 3:30pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Non-VR Revision||20th August||9:30am to 12:30pm||£54||Sold Out|
|Verbal Reasoning||20th August||10am to 3:45pm||£90||Sold Out|
|Advanced Maths||29th and 30th August||9:45am to 12:15pm||£90|
|Non-VR Revision||30th August||1pm to 4pm||£54|
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