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  • The Reading Squad reading club

    Spring Term 2018: The Reading Squad, Saturday (The Hampshire School Chelsea, 09:30)

     

    Join Chelsea Young Writers’ ’The Reading Squad’! 
Set against the backdrop of the Hampshire School Chelsea’s beautiful library, a former Chelsea Public Library, young readers in Years 3 and 4 will get the chance to join with their peers and course leader to review, critique and debate books followed by brushing up on comprehension skills with our own specially designed quizzes for Comprehension Detectives! Perfect for those who love reading books or those working towards entrance exams.

    At The Reading Squad, every young reader will benefit from:

    
• A book from the CYW’s Library lent to each member, from children’s classics to modern hits;


    • Time spent developing their critical reading eye with a master of the craft, learning how to review, critique and debate books in a small-group environment;

    
• Comprehension quizzes designed by our expert in-house team, where children can test out their understanding of the text whilst boosting the critical skills they will need throughout their school career.

    • Term: Spring Term 2018
    • Age Group: Years 3 & 4.
    • Duration: 10 weeks
    • Start / End Dates: 13 January–24 March 2018
    • Half Term Dates: 12-18 February
    • Time: 09:30-10:30
    • Venue: The Hampshire School Cheslea, 15 Manresa Road, London SW3 6BN
    • Notes: Copyright © 2016 by Chelsea Young Writers Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction or distribution in any form of all or part of the course materials is prohibited., Terms: please note that by making a booking through our site you agree that you have read, understand, and accept our Terms & Conditions and you agree to be bound by these.
    £149.00 (Inc. VAT) Book now
  • Spring Term 2018: Hone Your Writing Basics + SPaG Me Up, Saturday (The Hampshire School Chelsea, 10:45)

    Hone Your Writing Basics provides emerging young writers with the basic tools they need to start writing compelling stories. Focussing on taking your child through the rudiments of prose writing, this course will ensure they are well-positioned to tackle the challenges of the creative element of Key Stage 2 with aplomb. All areas, including plotting, story-boarding narratives, character creation and the effective use of literary devices will be covered, including a ‘Spag Me Up’ extension at Saturday Clubs where children are guided to consolidate their grammar knowledge by using a games-based approach. We’ll be focussing on expanding the children’s vocabularies and picking up tips on spelling, punctuation and grammar in order to encourage their storytelling to be fluid and dynamic.

    In every session the children get the chance to put their knowledge to the test by responding to a writing prompt, encouraging them to apply the skills they have acquired in written tasks and stimulating exercises. Our workshops strongly encourage creative thinking, avoiding limits such as the ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way to use the imagination.  As a result, there is no direct marking system – but we do review your child’s work during each session, providing verbal feedback and further guidance on developing ideas/ storyline structures/ descriptive devices. Your child will also receive written feedback upon their completion of the course.

    • Term: Spring Term 2018
    • Age Group: Years 3 & 4.
    • Duration: 10 weeks
    • Start / End Dates: 13 January–24 March 2018
    • Half Term Dates: 12-18 February
    • Time: 10:45 – 12:15
    • Venue: The Hampshire School,15 Manresa Road, London SW3 6NB
    • Notes: Copyright © 2016 by Chelsea Young Writers Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction or distribution in any form of all or part of the course materials is prohibited., Terms: please note that by making a booking through our site you agree that you have read, understand, and accept our Terms & Conditions and you agree to be bound by these.
    £269.00 (Inc. VAT) Book now