Creative Writing Course

£375.00

The 12-week Creative Writing Course has been specially designed for 9-11 year olds, including those taking the 11+ exams. The aim of the course is to build and feed your child’s love of creative writing. It seeks to inspire and encourage a love of writing and will be fun-filled but with hard work along the way!

The course uses our Creative Writing Book.

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*Register now for January 2021*

The 12-week Creative Writing Course has been specially designed for 9-11 year olds, including those taking the 11+ exams. The aim of the course is to build and feed your child’s love of creative writing. It seeks to inspire and encourage a love of writing and will be fun-filled but with hard work along the way!

Creative Writing Course Details:
In the first six sessions, we focus on learning different skills or techniques, including mastering figurative language, using the Show Don’t Tell technique, and learning how to build suspense effectively.

In the second six sessions, we focus on learning how to structure a story, including describing the character and setting, as well as learning how to create a powerful story starter and first paragraph.


General Details:

  • Each session is for 1.5 hours.
  • There will be a maximum of 6 children per class.
  • The course is led by a highly experienced teacher.
  • The Creative Writing Skills book is used during the course to accompany the sessions and is included in the cost of the course.

 

**DATES FOR THE AUTUMN TERM 2020**

OPTION 1: *SOLD OUT*
Time:
Saturdays 9-10.30am
Dates: 5/9/20, 12/9/20, 19/9/20, 26/9/20, 10/10/20, 17/10/20, 24/10/20, 7/11/20, 14/11/20, 21/11/20, 28/11/20, 5/12/20
Teacher: Rosie
NB: There is no lesson on the 3rd October or the 31st October.

OPTION 2: *SOLD OUT*
Time: Saturdays 10.15-11.45am
Dates: 19/9/20, 26/9/20, 3/10/20, 10/10/20, 17/10/20, 24/10/20, 7/11/20, 14/11/20, 21/11/20, 28/11/20, 5/12/20, 12/12/20
Teacher: Rebecca
NB: There is no lesson on the 31st October.

OPTION 3: *SOLD OUT*
Time: Mondays 4.30-6pm
Dates: 7/9/20, 14/9/20, 21/9/20, 28/9/20, 5/10/20, 12/10/20, 19/10/20, 2/11/20, 9/11/20, 16/11/20, 23/11/20, 30/11/20
Teacher: Jen
NB: There is no lesson on the 26th October.

 

*Register now for January 2021*

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We are thrilled to have our Creative Writing Course reviewed and featured in West London Kids:

West London Kids
“My daughter attended the 12 week Creative Writing course and thoroughly enjoyed it. Her writing came on tremendously and I love that she saw it as a fun activity to go to rather than what is basically English tuition in small groups. The creative writing text book which goes with the course is great and between that and the course her writing is now a pleasure to read. She loved her course tutor as well and looked forward to going each week. I would highly recommend this course to all children between age 9 and 11 and I will definitely consider sending my son when he is the right age for the course.”
(Felicity, parent)

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“I wanted to let you know how thrilled I am at the progress [my son] is making with his writing doing your course. This week he had to complete a piece of writing for school and sat down to it without any meltdown, no fuss and wrote a great piece using all the skills you have taught and was very excited with the result – reading me out various descriptive sentences. Honestly it’s the best result of lock down for me..” (Stephanie, parent)

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“My daughter is 9 years old and loves creative writing. She did the Bright Light Creative Writing course and absolutely loved it! The course started face to face and then moved online when social distancing measures began and both worked perfectly. The course gently introduces the children to different skills to improve their writing and as the course progresses, the skills are combined and the children begin to write their own stories. My daughter looked forward to her creative writing class each week and grew in confidence as the course progressed. She is able to identify the different techniques writers use to make their stories engaging and imaginative and to use these skills in her own writing. The course is well structured and suitable for all abilities.” (Nicola, parent)