Year 6 October Half Term Course

Face-to-Face Course
£125 per subject

  • English, Maths and VR&NVR
  • 24th to 28th October; Monday - Friday
  • Classes between 9am and 1pm
  • Max 6 students per class
  • Choose your own subjects combination
  • Blagdon Centre, 118 Blagdon Road, New Malden, KT3 4AE
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Our Online Year 6 October Half Term Course aims to provide a booster for students who are currently undertaking their 11+ examinations. This course provides parents and students with the flexibility to choose subjects, and fit the course more neatly with schedules.

Due to the design and pace of the course, we expect that by the end of the week, participating students will have polished their exam technique, better understood their strengths and weaknesses, mastered the toughest 11+ topics, and improved their speed and fluency. All of this maximises students’ potential when it comes to the current entrance examinations.

We look forward to welcoming you to our online October Half Term Course.

Subjects

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English
  • 1 hour
  • This course has been designed to develop our students’ understanding of literary techniques and their applications both in writing and reading comprehension. These are the core focus of the English exams in the stage 2 of the 11+ entrance examinations and are often tough to prepare for. Tutors will guide students through textual analysis, helping them identify the writer’s purposeful choices, how language is used for effect, and highlighting key features that students can replicate in their own works.
  • By the end of this course, our students will have covered:
    • Interpretation and analysis of quality texts of various genres.
    • Evaluation of language use and the effect of word choice on narrative.
    • Articulating answers to challenging reading comprehension questions with supporting evidence.
    • Fluency and confidence in reading & writing.
    • Mock Tests on Day 4 and Day 5.

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Maths
  • 1 hour
  • We have handpicked tricky topics which often prove to be the stumbling blocks inthe 11+ examinations, with a particular focus throughout the course on worded problem-solving questions that even the brightest students find the most challenging.
  • By the end of this course, our students will have covered:
    • Revision of key examinable topics: fractions, ratio, geometry, graphs, area, perimeter, angles, time and many more!
    • Applied mathematics and worded problem solving questions to gain confidence in systematic mathematical reasoning.
    • Enhanced exam technique for answering even the most challenging questions.
    • Clear presentation of working out to show mathematical reasoning.
    • Mock Tests on Day 4 and Day 5.

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VR&NVR
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • The main aim of this course is to hone our students’ critical thinking, problem-solving, and logical reasoning skills. These skills form the foundation of many of the other subjects that we teach at OxBridge Centre, such as Maths and Literacy.
  • By the end of this course, our students will have covered:
    • Pattern recognition and application.
    • Improved vocabulary and spelling.
    • Fully practiced and confident in answering a wide range of question types used in 11+ examinations.

Dates and Times

This course runs from 24th to 28th October, Monday to Friday. Each day, classes will run between 9am and 2.15pm. Each subject that you select will run for 60 minutes per day (except VR&NVR being 90 minutes), with a short break after each class.

Your timetable will be bespoke to you, as it is entirely dependent on your chosen subjects and availability, and will be confirmed to you once booking closes in October.

Homework and Marking

Students will be given a daily homework task for each subject, which will consist of completing their booklets from that day.

The day after submission, their booklets will be marked and returned to you with teachers comments, to give rapid feedback on progress, students’ strengths and weaknesses, and areas to focus on.

In case you’d like to review any of the work with your child after the course itself, markschemes will also be made available to view on the online portal, for 3 weeks after the date of the lesson.

Discounts

5% discount is applied for booking all 3 subjects.

Pricing

We will book students on to our courses on a first-come first-served basis, with 'All Subjects' bookings taking priority. All other combination of subjects will be offered a place depending on availability.

  • £125 per subject for the week; £190 for VR&NVR
  • £25 per hour; £25.33 per hour for VR&NVR

The price includes:

  • A unique and proprietary OxBridge workbook with each lesson.
  • Daily homework marking with personalised Tutor’s feedback.
  • 60 minutes of tuition per subject, per day (90 minutes for VR&NVR).
  • Expert tuition, from tutors who have successfully passed hundreds of children through 11+ examinations.

To confirm your booking, we will require a £100 deposit, or full payment (whichever is less). It is possible to pay by installments, on arrangement with our Course Planning Team. All payments must be completed by 9th October 2022.

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