SPECIALIST WRITING COURSES FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS

SECONDARY ACADEMIC WRITING

(Secondary aged 13 - 19 Lower & Higher based on age)

SAW encourages individuality of approach and creative thinking. Students are guided to plan their ideas effectively to shape accurate, fluent and effective pieces of writing in a key range of secondary genres.

Course Name (Code) Centre School Year (Age) Days Times Hours Weeks
Advanced Writing (Lower Secondary) Straits Quay High Int. & above (13-15 years) FRI 17:00-18:30 15 10
Advanced Writing (Upper Secondary) Straits Quay High Int. & above (16-19 years) SUN 16:30-18:00 15 10

IGCSE FIRST LANGUAGE PREPARATION

(Year 10 - 11)

A focused course designed to prepare students for the reading component of the English First Language IGCSE paper. Students will gain a thorough understanding of the tasks and requirements of the exam, with a special emphasis on writing effective responses to the English First Language IGCSE Paper 2. 

Course Name (Code) Centre School Year (Age) Days Times Hours Weeks
IGCSE First Language Preparation Straits Quay Year 10-11 (International School) THU 18:00-19:30 15 10
SUN 10:00-11:30 15 10

IB ENGLISH: EFFECTIVE ESSAY WRITING

(Year 12 - 13)

As the culmination of the secondary academic experience, the IB English paper presents considerable challenges! This course assists students across the spectrum of skills required - from how to approach a text, to developing a critical mindset, and learning to annotate and plan cohesive responses. Students will practise writing clear, accurate essays which are well-developed and evidenced, and which effectively answer the questions posed. 

Course Name (Code) Centre School Year (Age) Days Times Hours Weeks
IB: Effective Essay Writing Straits Quay Year 12-13 (International School) FRI 17:00-18:30 4.5 3