Yellowbird Education is offering 8+ and 11+ English Exam Preparation workshops over the May Half-term to help your child prepare for the 2018/19 school entrance exams. (7+ workshops will be offered in July, August, October and December)
8+ and 11+ English Exam Preparation Workshop
29 May-1 June (8+ & 11+ only)- 10am-2pm
These workshops are aimed at improving children’s overall English skills for 8+ and 11+ independent school exams. Each course takes the form of an A4 sized booklet divided into different days (booklet taken home at the end of the course). There is a group introduction each day (related to writing) break/outside time (weather permitting) and lunch (bring a pack lunch).
Improving vocabulary (for example: alternatives for ‘got’ ‘get’ or ‘went’), using WOW words.
Multiple choice comprehension. Guidance and support given throughout.
Discussing and planning a story for the next day.
Talk through senses/feelings.
Writing a descriptive story. Discuss and share.
Grammar/verbal reasoning test.
Discuss figurative writing methods: similes etc as physical feelings.
Write a purely descriptive piece. (Anagrams/short extras)
Timed mock exam comprehension with written piece. Step by step talked through by teacher.
How to improve.
11+ Idioms discussed.
8+ what to look for in picture questions.
Story from previous day talked through.
Mini descriptive writing.
Writing similes for: happy, sad, angry, frightened and excited.
Venue: Parsons Green Prep School, 1 Fulham Park Rd, Fulham SW6 4LJ
Groups are limited to 8 children. Please bring a packed lunch.
Phone 020 7731 0695
https://yellowbirdeducation.com/7-8-11- ... workshops/