The most exciting March holiday English programmes are here again.

Experience English and writing like never before. Our curriculum is a thrilling blend of local educational standards alongside a globalised approach to creativity, with writing and literary techniques used by professional writers and MFA programmes thrown into the mix. Hone your writing or speaking skills to a higher level of perfection – or gain exposure to an international competition in a supportive environment. The possibilities are limitless.

A Celebration of Composition

Foundation Level P1 & P2

18 & 19 March 2019

10am – 12pm

LE & NOG

The brains of the young are like sponges, soaking up grammatical structures, vocabulary and writing skills instinctively. Exposure to exceptionally fine writing and practice in a supportive environment are crucial. Ms Emmanuel will help the youngest minds grow their awareness of foundational aspects of writing, from generating content and appropriate vocabulary to structuring their scattered thoughts into coherent and well-formed paragraphs.

② Building a Literary Portfolio: The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay 2019

Junior Category aged 9 – 14

L1 – L3

18 – 20 March 2019

10am – 12pm

KK

Senior Category aged 15 – 18

L3 – L5

19 – 21 March 2019

10am – 12pm

AT

Build a sophisticated literary portfolio with us, starting with one of the most prestigious writing competitions globally. This year, the theme for The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay competition is “A Connected Commonwealth”. Student writers will work in an immersive workshop environment and engage in creative tasks before break-out sessions where they will write and refine a substantial and remarkable piece of work for submission. Ms Kiran and Mr Azrael will also provide students with individualised feedback to guide them towards literary transcendence. Academia will help our students to perfect their masterpieces and submit their work for the competition.

Pre-PSLE Composition Marathon

L1 & L2

19 – 21 March 2019

1215pm – 215pm

JRN

Come for our Composition Marathon to get a handle on what examiners are looking for; learn our strategies for impressing even the most critical and jaded reader. Learn the essentials for success and gain a quiet confidence, a defining trait of savvy students in schools. You will also go beyond the fundamentals in a structured and guided environment led by Ms Juliana, ultimately producing three meticulously crafted essays to demonstrate your writing skills to the fullest extent.

Academic Admissions Prep for DSA

L2

18 – 20 March 2019

1215pm – 215pm

ST & MLW

Showcasing your aptitudes and achievements for the Direct Schools Admissions is a delicate task that requires meticulous preparation but also methodical guidance. Tap on the expertise of Mr Sherman and Mr Max, who know exactly what the admissions committee is looking out for during the Direct Schools Admissions exercise. Under their guidance, students will learn to curate their achievements in a portfolio and present their strengths confidently. During the intensive programme, students will also learn the necessary rudiments to project the right body language and deliver authentic responses. Our past students in the programme have gone on to selective IP schools including, but not limited to RI, RGS, NYGH, HCI, SOTA, NUS High, SJI, ACS(I), CHIJ.

⑤ General Paper Prep Programme

L4 & L5

20 – 22 March 2019

1215pm – 215 pm

OTN

We are here to help you stay ahead of the diverse range of topics and content knowledge. We are also here to equip you with the specific skills required for the General Paper examination. Get down to work immediately! We will provide you with what you really need, because we understand there is no time to waste. Our General Paper Prep Programme focuses on substance – actual field-tested and evidence-based strategies that help students acclimatise to the rigorous demands of essay writing, comprehension, summary and the application question. Mr Olivier will guide you in his usual patient and nurturing manner, equipping you with the same set of skills to accentuate your skills in high-stakes examinations.