May Half-Term 8+ & 11+ English Exam Prep Workshops

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May Half-Term 8+ & 11+ English Exam Prep Workshops

Postby SW6Mummy » Wed May 02, 2018 6:38 pm

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).

Day 1.
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.

Day 2.
Punctuation testing.
Talk through senses/feelings.
Writing a descriptive story. Discuss and share.
Grammar/verbal reasoning test.

Day 3.
Grammar/punctuation support.
Discuss figurative writing methods: similes etc as physical feelings.
Write a purely descriptive piece. (Anagrams/short extras)

Day 4.
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.

Day 5.
Story from previous day talked through.
Mini Comprehension.
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.

Email hello@yellowbirdeducation.com
Phone 020 7731 0695
https://yellowbirdeducation.com/7-8-11- ... workshops/
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Re: May Half-Term 8+ & 11+ English Exam Prep Workshops

Postby SW6Mummy » Wed May 16, 2018 7:10 pm

A couple places still remain. Book your spot today!