Exams Location: Redbridge

Master Brain Academy, Cardinal Heenan Centre, 326 High Road Ilford, IG1 1QP

Year 5 Creative Writing Course

Creative Writing is an integral part of the 11+ exam process, as it allows students to demonstrate their ability to think critically and express themselves clearly and creatively.

This is important not only for the admissions process but also for academic and personal success in the long run.

ImagineInk – our Creative Writing Course (starts on Wednesday 22nd  May)

 The short course on writing aims 

  1. to train your child’s imagination and originality to craft a piece of writing, such as a short story or a descriptive essay or write an instruction.
  2. to go beyond just conveying information
  3. to use language to paint a picture, evoke emotions, and create a sense of place or character.

Types of writing 

  • Descriptive
  • Instructional
  • Picture prompt

This course is suitable for children who intend to be taking the CSSE  11 plus exam (King Edwards, Westcliffe, Southend, Colchester); Chelmsford County High and Henrietta Barnet.

Children will be given homework and writing assessments will be conducted as part of the course.  There are 6 sessions (1hr 15 min each)

Cost of the course – £120. 

 

The dates of the writing course are as follows:

 

DAYS DATES  ( 6 Sessions )
WEDNESDAY

 

 

May:

Wednesday: 22

June:

Wednesday: 5, 12,19, 26  

July:  

Wednesday- 3

Children will be given homework and writing assessments will be conducted as part of the course.  Please be aware that classes cannot be compensated if missed.

To book a space :  Book a slot by completing the payment of £20.  The balance £100 will be collected on the first day ( 22nd  May).

Syllabus Extension Programme- April 2024

April Half Term:  Syllabus Extension Programme

12 – Hour Intensive Training

Our aim is to prepare students for the Eleven Plus and Common Entrance exams. We take measures to ensure 11 plus skills are refined to the best possible extent, well ahead of the exam.

WE OFFER TRAINING FOR:   QE, Henrietta, CSSE Schools, Chelmsford, Woodford, Ilford, Kent and Bexley.

OUR TEACHING STRUCTURE

DAY 1:  

 TEACHING

Maths

  • Statistics: Data Interpretation: Types of Graphs   

GL-VR

  • SPEED TRAINING

  • Insert a letter

  • Three letter word missing                                             

  • Number Series

NVR

  • Practice Extension – Odd one out & Similarity

English Comprehension

  • Short scripts - Non-Fiction – Multiple Choice – Evaluation of right answers.

Vocabulary

  • Test

DAY 2:  

TEACHING

Maths

  • Time: Speed, Application to real life problems, Reading Train Timetable; Working out Travel Time

GL-VR

  • SPEED TRAINING

  • Move a letter

  • Compound Word

  • Multiple Meaning                                      

NVR

  • Practice Extension – Matrices, Codes

English Comprehension

  • Inferential Comprehension – Written Style

Vocabulary

  • Test

DAY 3: 

TEACHING

Maths

  • Transformation, Tessellation & Symmetry

GL- VR

  • SPEED TRAINING

  • Odd Two

  • Coded Maths

  • Reading Information                                                        

NVR

  • Practice Extension – Analogy, Series

English Comprehension

  • Classic – Interpret and discuss – Written & Multiple choice

Vocabulary

  • Test

DAY 4: 

TESTING

Maths

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

GL-VR

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

NVR

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

English Comprehension

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

TEST : The test will comprise of  multiple choice and a standard type test.

RESULTS

Day 4 – is the test day.  Results will be available online for the multiple-choice test.

Each child will be assigned a password and ID to log online and see the errors of the Day 4 test. Result will be available approximately 10 working days (excludes weekends) after the completion of the test. The scores will highlight the areas your child will need to start focussing on, whilst reaffirming the areas of strength.
The standard type test will be marked and handed over to the child.

COST – 4 days :Maths, English, VR & NVR: £ 140 (12 hours)

Venue:  The Cardinal Heenan Centre

Date:  2nd, 3rd , 4th & 5th April (Tue- Fri)

 TIME:  Batch 1: 9.00 am -12.00 pm   Batch 2: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm 

NEXT STEPS 

  1. Prebook the course by making an advance payment of £20.  Upon  booking, confirmation (Hall Ticket) will be emailed , if you don’t receive the hall ticket in 30 minutes , please email e-learning@masterbrainacademy.co.uk. Please bring the Hall Ticket to the Training.
  2. The balance £120 can be sent on the first day of course.
  3. Please book as soon as possible, the time slots are on first come first serve basis.

Syllabus Extension Training October 2023-Ilford

October Half Term : Syllabus Extension Programme

12 – Hour Intensive Training

Our aim is to prepare students for the Eleven Plus and Common Entrance exams. We take measures to ensure 11 plus skills are refined to the best possible extent, well ahead of the exam.

WE OFFER TRAINING FOR:

The concept training is suitable for QE, Henrietta, CSSE Schools, Chelmsford, Woodford, Ilford, Kent and Bexley,

OUR TEACHING STRUCTURE

DAY 1:  

 TEACHING

Maths

  • Nth Term: Calculation of Nth Term.  Solve real life problems

GL-VR

  • Codes

  • Move a letter

  • Number Series

NVR

  • Concept Explanation and practice - Similarity

English Comprehension

  • Teaching to explore characters and feelings  

  • Learning to interpret phrases 

Vocabulary

  • Test

DAY 2:  

TEACHING

Maths

  • Extended teaching: The arithmetic rules of Fractions and Percentage – Applying rules to word problems

GL-VR

  • Insert a letter

  • Alphabet Analogy

  • Reading Information

NVR

  • Concept Explanation and practice – Matrices

English Comprehension

  • Teaching to explore poetry

  • Literary Devices

Vocabulary

  • Test

DAY 3: 

TEACHING

Maths

  • Extended teaching: Arithmetic rules of Decimals, Area & Perimeter – Applying rules to word problems

GL- VR

  • Related Numbers

  • Three letter word missing.

  • Coded Maths

NVR

  • Concept Explanation and practice - Series

English Comprehension

  • Interpreting Advertisements  

  • Literary Devices

Vocabulary

  • Test

DAY 4: 

TESTING

Maths

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

GL-VR

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

NVR

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

English Comprehension

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

TEST : The test will comprise of  multiple choice and a standard type test.

RESULTS

Day 4 – is the test day.  Results will be available online for the multiple-choice test.

Each child will be assigned a password and ID to log online and see the errors of the Day 4 test. Result will be available approximately 10 working days (excludes weekends) after the completion of the test. The scores will highlight the areas your child will need to start focussing on, whilst reaffirming the areas of strength.
The standard type test will be marked and handed over to the child.

COST – 4 days :Maths, English, VR & NVR: £ 140 (12 hours)

Venue:  The Cardinal Heenan Centre

Date:  23rd to  26th October (Mon- Thu)

 TIME:  Batch 1: 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm   Batch 2: 5 pm – 8 pm

NEXT STEPS 

  1. Prebook the course by making an advance payment of £20.  Upon your booking confirmation  will be emailed to you , if you dont receive the confirmation in 30 minutes , please email e-learning@masterbrainacademy.co.uk. Please bring the confirmation email to the Training.
  2. The balance £120 can be sent on the first day of course.
  3. Please book as soon as possible, the time slots are on first come first serve basis.

Syllabus Extension Programme- February 2024

February Half Term:  Syllabus Extension Programme

12 – Hour Intensive Training

Our aim is to prepare students for the Eleven Plus and Common Entrance exams. We take measures to ensure 11 plus skills are refined to the best possible extent, well ahead of the exam.

WE OFFER TRAINING FOR:   QE, Henrietta, CSSE Schools, Chelmsford, Woodford, Ilford, Kent and Bexley,

OUR TEACHING STRUCTURE

DAY 1:  

 TEACHING

Maths

  • Algebra Concept introduction

GL-VR

    SPEED TRAINING

  • Related Numbers

  • Complete Word Pairs

  • Three letter word missing                                             

  • Odd one out

NVR

  • Practice  Extension- Matrices

English Comprehension

  • Setting, atmosphere and emotions – interpret and discuss

  • Revisit comprehension techniques

    Identify key words in the question and cross refer text.

Vocabulary

  • Test

DAY 2:  

TEACHING

Maths

  • Extended teaching: Mean, Median, Mode, Range – Applying rules to word problems

GL-VR

    SPEED TRAINING

  • Number Game

  • Compound Word

  • Antonyms   

  • Analogy   

  • Letter Series

NVR

  • Practice  Extension– Series

English Comprehension

  • Biography - Explore

  • Interpret Phrases

  • Cross-refer text, gather evidence, and interpret.

Vocabulary

  • Test

DAY 3: 

TEACHING

Maths

  • Probability – Concept & Word problem

GL- VR

    SPEED TRAINING

  • Code Type 2

  • Hidden Word

  • Multiple Meaning                                                                

  • Similar Meaning

NVR

  • Practice  Extension - Analogy

English Comprehension

  • Classic – Interpret and discuss  

  • Interpret the cues from the text and develop the written answer based on mark scheme

Vocabulary

  • Test

DAY 4: 

TESTING

Maths

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

GL-VR

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

NVR

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

English Comprehension

  • Test based on Day 1 – 3

TEST : The test will comprise of  multiple choice and a standard type test.

RESULTS

Day 4 – is the test day.  Results will be available online for the multiple-choice test.

Each child will be assigned a password and ID to log online and see the errors of the Day 4 test. Result will be available approximately 10 working days (excludes weekends) after the completion of the test. The scores will highlight the areas your child will need to start focussing on, whilst reaffirming the areas of strength.
The standard type test will be marked and handed over to the child.

COST – 4 days :Maths, English, VR & NVR: £ 140 (12 hours)

Venue:  The Cardinal Heenan Centre

Date:  19th, 20th, 21st  & 22nd February (Mon- Thu)

 TIME:   Batch 2: 1:30 am – 4:30 pm Batch 2: 5 pm – 8 pm

NEXT STEPS 

  1. Prebook the course by making an advance payment of £20.  Upon  booking, confirmation (Hall Ticket) will be emailed , if you don’t receive the hall ticket in 30 minutes , please email e-learning@masterbrainacademy.co.uk. Please bring the Hall Ticket to the Training.
  2. The balance £120 can be sent on the first day of course.
  3. Please book as soon as possible, the time slots are on first come first serve basis.

August Intensive Training- 2023- Ilford

August Final Revision

A final series of teaching, training and testing.  The August Summer Training our final revision that wraps up core subject skills along with well blended exam techniques.

We will recall, revisit and revise the core topics in English, Maths, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

THIS TESTING IS SUITABLE FOR: This training is suitable for QE, Henrietta, CSSE Schools, Chelmsford, Woodford, Ilford, Kent and Bexley.

EXAM REVISION

DAY 1:  

TESTING, REVIEWING THE TEST AND TEACHING

Exam Techniques

  • Discussion – Tackling Multiple Choice Exams

  • Multiple Choice Sheet Practise. 

Maths

  • Papers have been set to revise and test the topics of all subjects. 

  • The tests will be consolidating the year’s learning.

NVR

  • A choice of topics: Series, Matrices, Odd one out, Similarity, Codes, Analogy

English Comprehension

  • Comprehension, Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms

VR

  • Relationships – analogy, Odd one, Cloze, shuffled sentences

DAY 2:  

TESTING, REVIEWING THE TEST AND TEACHING

Exam Techniques

  • Discussion – Tackling Standard Written Exams

Maths

  • Papers have been set to revise and test the topics of all subjects.   The tests will be consolidating the year’s learning.

NVR

  • A choice of topics: Series, Matrices, Odd one out, Similarity, Codes, Analogy

English Comprehension

  • Comprehension, Vocabulary: Words used as Verb/Noun/ Adjectives; Antonyms

VR

  • Relationships – analogy, Odd one, Cloze, shuffled sentences

DAY 3: TEST

TEST – MARKED & DISCUSSED.TEST PAPER WILL BE SENT HOME

Exam Techniques

  •  Revision Tips.

  •  Things needed for the exam.

  •  Keeping up energy level consistent. 

  •  Things to focus – the week of the exam/ the daybefore the exam.

Maths

TEST

NVR

TEST

English Comprehension

TEST

VR

TEST

RESULTS :  A score sheet will be manually updated each day with the score of your child and sent back home after the test.

COST – 3 days :Maths, English, VR & NVR: £ 100 (9 hours)

Venue:  The Cardinal Heenan Centre

Date:  23rd, 24th & 25th August (Wed, Thu & Fri)

 TIME:  Batch 1: 8.00 am -11.00 am   Batch 2: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

NEXT STEPS

  1. Prebook the course by making an advance payment of £20.  Upon your booking hall ticket will be emailed to you , if you dont receive the hall ticket in 30 minutes , please email e-learning@masterbrainacademy.co.uk. Please bring the hall ticket to the course.
  2. The balance £80 can be sent on the first day of course.
  3. If interested please book as soon as possible, the bookings will automatically close once all spaces are filled up.