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11+ Creative Writing Summer Workshop


11+ Creative Writing Workshop


  • Advance your child’s 11+ writing skills with our two-day workshop.
  • Prepares for writing tasks in all top grammar and independent school 11+ entrance exams.
  • Detailed feedback given on two pieces of work to promote significant improvement in writing skills.

Course Details 2024

School Year

Children currently in Year 4 & Year 5

Course Length

Two days (9.00am – 1.30pm including 30min break) in July or August 2024



Schools this workshop prepares for:

Grammar schools that use a writing task as part of their exams, such as Tiffin and Tiffin Girls’ School, Henrietta Barnett and the Sutton grammar schools.

Independent schools that use a writing task as part of their exams.

Key Course Benefits

Expert Instruction

Learn from highly experienced tutors who specialise in 11+ creative writing instruction.

Master Key Concepts

Fundamental creative and persuasive writing concepts are covered to ensure your child is fully prepared for their upcoming exams.

Personalised Feedback

Your child's work will receive expert marking, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses.

Writing Coursebook Included (PDF Download)

Marked writing piece between sessions

After the first one-day session, your child will submit a piece of writing which will be marked in detail before the second session.

The advantages of this process include:

Click sample marking to zoom!

Comprehensive writing skill development

Our Creative & Persuasive Writing Workshop, specifically designed for students taking the 11+, aims to enhance writing skills to excel in stage-two grammar school and independent school 11+ exams.

Developed by an expert in creative writing, the course covers a wide range of writing styles to prepare students for various exam scenarios.

Balanced focus

This well-rounded workshop ensures students receive a balanced focus on both creative and persuasive writing formats, allowing them to develop proficiency in multiple aspects of written communication.

Essential writing skills mastery

The course covers all necessary key skills, including vocabulary, language methods, ‘show don’t tell’, developing descriptions, planning, structure & paragraphing, SPaG, sentence variation and key exam tips.

This holistic approach equips students with a strong foundation in writing.

Hands-on practice and constructive feedback

Students engage in exam-style practice questions, simulating real test scenarios. They receive in-depth feedback from experienced instructors, enabling them to make immediate enhancements and progress in their writing abilities.

This hands-on approach builds their confidence and prepares them for success in competitive exams.

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11+ Creative Writing Workshop Booking Information

In-Person: Group

Max. class size of 16
£ 385 £325 for current Examberry Tuition students
  • All exclusive coursework resources included
  • Two-day course (4 hours each day)
  • Taught by a creative writing specialist
  • Detailed feedback on two pieces of work
  • Friendly, focused group teaching
  • Maximum of 16 children in each class

The course runs on the following dates:

  • Saturday 27th July & Sunday 28th July – Online (9.00am-1.30pm)
  • Tuesday 30th July & Thursday 1st August – Online (9.00am-1.30pm)
  • Tuesday 6th August & Thursday 8th August – Online (9.00am-1.30pm)
  • Tuesday 20th August & Thursday 22nd August – Online (9.00am-1.30pm)

*Cancellations are subject to a charge of 50% of the course fee if this occurs within 7 days of the course starting.

*Please be aware that the class you sign up for may not go ahead depending on student sign up. In this instance we will contact you to offer an alternative date.

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