Creative Writing Crash Course for Children

Excellent writing task preparation for independent and grammar school exams that gets excellent results!

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The Creative Writing Course that Will Change Your Child's Writing for Life!

  • Is your child sitting for their independent school exam in a matter of weeks?
  • Has your child passed the first stage of a grammar school selection test and need to get up to speed (and fast!) in their creative writing?
  • Is your child preparing for an exam that requires them to produce a piece of creative writing?Whatever your needs are, we get the message - you need to see results and fast! That's why we've created the 11 Plus Creative Writing Course Crash Course.

If your child is preparing for their independent school exams, or the second stage of a grammar school test, you’ll know that creative writing is a huge part of their English paper mark. Schools are looking for children who can demonstrate maturity in their writing and if your child doesn’t have the necessary skills and knowledge, their chance of getting offered a place at their school of choice is slim.

Whether it’s for a grammar school selection test or an independent school entrance exam, Geek School Tutoring has extensive experience in successfully helping children make the grade!

Sample Essays and Progress Report

I could write fantastic content about how great the Creative Writing Crash Course is – and it would be right! However, as a parent myself, I know that when it comes to our children, we want to make sure any product we buy for them will get the job done as painlessly as possible. The proof is always in the pudding.

So, I’d like to show you how just one of my students progressed with her writing from her first to the second essay – and what a remarkable improvement she made!
Here the feedback my student received from her first essay:

If you look through her second essay, you will notice that she took on the feedback and made the necessary changes. This was all without any additional help from her parents. She watched the videos, followed the instructions, applied the points in the feedback, and it made a significant impact on her writing.

The Geek School Tutoring 11 Plus Creative Writing Course is tried and tested – and it delivers results time and time again! Having helped numerous children successfully secure a place at some of the UK’s most sought-after grammar and independent schools with traditional tuition, the system has now been rolled out to reach children across the UK and internationally to help them attain the same level of success... from the comfort of their own homes.

Ten years ago, online creative writing courses were not available. The 11 Plus exams and their content was not as accessible and parents were at the mercy of tutors when preparing their children for the 11 Plus exams. Thank God for the internet - it brought you here.

If you would like your child to develop their writing skills and see outstanding success in their exams, choose one of the course options today an help them on the journey to creative writing success!

Who Am I?

With a wealth of experience as a journalist, working for some of the UK’s most prominent magazines I, Joycellyn Akuffo, the founder of Geek School Tutoring, have created a programme that will help your child’s creative writing stand out from the competitive crowd.

I am a journalist by profession with more than a decade's worth of experience working on some of the most prominent brand magazines: Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Practical Parenting, Mother and Baby, BBC Good Homes, Woman's Weekly...and many more!

Added to that, if your child is preparing for 11 Plus exams, I have a deep insight into this. That's because many years ago I was in that position myself. I sat and successfully passed the exams for many schools and attended a private school from age 11 to 18 years. I understand what your child is going through and I know what some of their questions and concerns may be.

Added to that, I run a successful tuition business in the UK, which helps children to pass grammar and independent schools alike. So, not only will your child benefit from undertaking a course that's been crafted by a journalist, but all the experience I have coaching and tutoring children to pass the exam has been put to good use in developing this course. So, your child will have the benefit of this without having to leave home!

Why Choose the Geek School 11 Plus Creative Writing Course?

Geek School Tutoring is an 11 Plus and English specialist tuiton centre with a number of locations in Greater London that has consistently helped children gain access into some of the UK’s top grammar and independent schools. With this knowledge and expertise, we are now able to help children who live too far to come to us for face-to-face tuition, and help children who live in another country, but stll need creative writing support.

Our students excel in their exams (gaining scholarships, too) at high-profile private schools, including Dulwich College, Trinity, Whitgift, Eltham College, St Dunstan’s, Colfe’s, Sydenham Girls, Old Palace, Christ Hospital and more! We have also helped children gain selective status at super-selective schools like St Olaves, and Wallington County Grammar School by teaching them how to write dazzling essays that wow the reader.

You won’t find a course like this anywhere online. Added to that, our course creater, Joycellyn Akuffo, is a journalist with more than a decades’ experience writing for top UK magazines. So your child will learn how to ‘play’ with words and craft essays that will get noticed, like a professional! It’s this maturity in writing that schools are looking for.

Sign your child up for the weekly or monthly 11 Plus Creative Writing Course today – don’t delay, every essay your child writes between now and their exam will bring them one step closer to that much-wanted pass or scholarship!


What is Covered in the Course?

Sign up to the course today and your child will get the following essay assignments and tutorials:

  1. Creative Story Writing
  2. Diary Writing
  3. Picture Based Story Writing
  4. Descriptive Writing
  5. Persuasive Writing
  6. Letter Writing
  7. Creative Writing With a Story Opener (Writing based on a Given Piece of Text)
  8. Using First, Second and Third Person
  9. Paragraphing
  10. How to Describe Characters
  11. Story Structure - How to Get it Right
  12. Common Misspelt Words List
  13. Plus Many Printables to Help Develop Writing Even Further.

This course is unique because it has homework! This means that a written piece of work which will be marked and sent back a few days. It's like having a private tutor in your pocket, but the work can be done wherever and whenever it's convenient for your child.

Who is the Creative Writing Course For?

The creative writing courses are perfect for children who are required to write an essay in a standardised exam, too. For example:

  • Grammar School Selection Tests (St Olave’s stage 2, stage 2 of the Sutton grammar tests, Medway selection tests) – United Kingdom
  • Independent (Private) School Exams – United Kingdom
  • SAT and ACT – United States
  • Gaokao – China

What to Expect from the Creative Writing Crash Course

The Geek School Creative Writing Crash Course is designed to support children with their creative writing: from generating ideas; to writing in the correct structure; and teaching how to use the necessary techniques in spelling, grammar and punctuation to boost their marks on the English paper. My creative writing courses have all the necessary tools your child will need for an excellent pass.

The Creative Writing Crash Course, is the perfect course when your child has impending exams and need results - fast! However, it is taken at the child's own pace, so does not need to be done in a hurry. So, the course will suit every type of schedule and urgency.

Register your child for one of our Creative Writing Crash Course today and they will get individualised marking (on their essays), plus useful tips, guidance and feedback to help them produce the best essays they can.

The Creative Writing Crash Course can be done from the comfort of your child’s own home, working around the busiest of schedules. And it's affordable, too. In fact, it's a lot cheaper than using a tutor - I should know, I run a tuition business!

Please note: this isn’t a proofreading service – our course feedback is detailed, with corrections, showing your child not only what needs improving, but how and why those improvements are necessary.

Freebies - More Bonuses than You Can Shake a Stick At!

As a bonus, I have added three more essay choice bundles for your child to choose from. These will also be marked in the same way as the rest of the course, so there's even more opportunity for your child to practice their writing and get more constructive feedback from it.

Additionally, all the videos from our Introduction to Creative Writing Course will be made available on signup, and instead of getting access to the videos a day at a time, your child will be able to access to all videos at once.

The course lasts for as long as your child needs it - it can be completed in a few days, or spread out across a few weeks. So, don't delay - sign up today... every day counts!

Your Instructor

Joycellyn Akuffo
Joycellyn Akuffo

My name is Joycellyn Akuffo and I am the managing director of Geek School Tutoring Limited.

As a mum of two (one who goes to a top independent secondary school, and other in an outstanding prep school), I know what you're going through! I've been there for one and I'm going through it with the other!

I am a journalist by profession with more than a decade's worth of experience. Some of the publications I have worked for include Woman & Home, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Practical Parenting, Mother & Baby and BBC Good Homes (just to name a few!). This experience of writing at a corporate level, comes in very handy when I teach children to write. So, one of the strengths of Geek School Tutoring is a system that helps to ignite passion and creativity into the writing of our students because if I'm one thing, I am definitely and always will be the 'girl who likes to play with words'.

My courses cut through the jargon and bring information to parents and children alike to help bring equality of choices to education. This is reflected in the course content I provide and in the research I do to help parents demystify the 11 Plus!

I am always open to suggestions, so please do drop me a line if you are interested in hearing about an area in particular.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. You will have access to the course for as long as you need it, too.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Thank you for your interest in the creative writing course. See you soon!

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