Year 6 October Half Term Course

Online Course
£115 per subject

  • English, Maths and VR & NVR
  • 23rd to 27th October; Monday - Friday
  • Classes between 9am and 1pm
  • 60 minute lessons (except 90 minute VR&NVR)
  • Max 7 students per class
  • Choose your own subjects combination
  • BigBlueButton online learning environment
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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. Classes will take place in an online learning environment called BigBlueButton.

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.


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  • 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, 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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  • 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, 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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  • 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 the course, 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 23rd to 27th October, Monday to Friday. Each day, classes will run between 9am and 1pm. 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. Homework should be uploaded online every night.

The following day, homework will be marked and returned to you with teachers comments to give rapid feedback on progress, strengths and weaknesses.

For the remaining work, markschemes will also be made available for you to view on the online portal at your own convenience, and review/marking should be completed at home. These will remain available for viewing for 3 weeks after the end of the course.


5% discount is applied for booking all 3 subjects.

5% stackable sibling discount


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.

  • £115 per subject for the week; £175 for VR&NVR
  • £23 per hour; £23.33 per hour for VR&NVR

The price includes:

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

To confirm your booking, we will require a £100 deposit. It is possible to pay by installments, on arrangement with our Course Planning Team. All payments must be completed by 6th October 2023.


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