February Half Term Workshops Are Bookable Now!

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This February Half Term, we have a whole host of brand new workshops available, for both Kip members and non Kip members! 

  • Kip students: You are able to book any workshops you wish, regardless of the subject you attend Kip for.
  • Please note that in order to receive a refund upon cancellation of a workshop, you must notify Kip McGrath Brentwood no less than 7 days before your workshop is scheduled to take place.
Please click on each workshop to find out more …..

Primary Workshops

Phonics Fun Year Rec/1 Chinese New Year Workshop, 18th February @ 10:00 - 12:00 | Amie

Join in the fun by learning your phonics through singing songs and engaging, fun activities with our super-enthusiastic expert teacher, with a Chinese New Year theme! Great for both Reception and Year 1 children to learn and reinforce their phonics knowledge by using them in an exciting and motivational way!

Reception/ Year 1 Maths Fun Chinese New Year Workshop, 14th February @ 10:00 - 12:00 | Kelly

Come and join us on this wonderful workshop on Maths to learn valuable Maths tips. Using games, puzzles and problems, we will tackle key curriculum areas. Fun interactive ways of learning key Maths skills… Using visual and physical resources, songs, and movement with a Chinese New Year theme. It’s time to get confident with Maths!

Chinese New Year Art Workshop (Year 1, 2 & 3) | Sue M |14th February @ 12:30 - 14:00

Get roaringly creative for Chinese New Year with a tiger-themed art session. You’ll be inspired by drawings from China and their traditional style. Please bring along a set of coloured pens/pencils and we will provide the rest.

Year 2/3 Writing Chinese New Year Workshop, 15th February @ 9:30 - 12:30 | Kelly

Discover the fun in writing with our enthusiastic teacher as she gives strategies of how to get ideas flowing and then importantly to get those ideas down on paper! They will gain confidence through fun writing activities that will inspire them to pick up a pencil and get writing! All with a Chinese New Year theme.

Year 2 SATS Chinese New Year Comprehension Workshop, 16th February @ 12:30 - 15:30 | Wendy

This workshop will help children learn how to answer SATs style comprehension questions. This will be taught in a fun, interactive Chinese New Year themed way; importantly building their confidence!

Year 2 SATS Chinese New Year Arithmatic Workshop, 17th February @ 9:30 - 12:30 | Amie

This workshop will help children learn how to answer SATs style Maths questions for the arithmetic paper. This will be taught in a fun, interactive Chinese New Year themed way; importantly building their mathematical confidence!

Year 3/4 Maths Chinese New Year Workshop, 14th February @ 9:00 - 12:00 | Wendy

Come and join us on this wonderful workshop on Maths to learn valuable Maths tips. Using games, puzzles and problems, we will tackle key curriculum areas, including; the four operations (+, -, x, division) and problem solving! It’s time to get confident with maths! This half term all of our workshops will be infused with a Chinese New Year theme!

Year 4/5/6 Chinese New Year Writing Workshop, 16th February @ 9:30 - 12:30 | Andrea

This fun, interactive writing workshop focuses on teaching children how to identify and include different word types and add more detail to their writing in line with the national curriculum for upper key stage 2. We also aim to expose children to a wider vocabulary that they can then start to include in their own writing. This workshop will be themed around the Chinese New Year. Each child is extended from their own unique starting point to ensure progress within the session.

Chinese New Year Art Workshop (Years 4, 5 & 6) | Sue M | 14th February @ 14:30 - 16:00

Get roaringly creative for Chinese New Year with a tiger-themed art session. You will be inspired by tiger drawings from China and their traditional style. Please bring along a set of coloured pencils/pens and we will provide the rest.

Year 6 SATS Chinese New Year Comprehension Workshop, 17th February @ 12:30 - 15:30 | Lucy

This workshop will help children learn how to answer SATs style comprehension questions. This will be taught in a fun, interactive Chinese New Year themed way; importantly building their confidence!

Year 6 SATS Chinese New Year Arithmatic Workshop, 18th February @ 9:30 - 12:30 | Andrea

This workshop will help children learn how to answer SATs style Maths questions for the arithmetic paper. This will be taught in a fun, interactive Chinese New Year themed way; importantly building their mathematical confidence!

Half Term Holiday Hub - All day club for Year 1 - 3 | 9:00 - 14:00

All day Half term fun! We are offering an all day option this half term, the children will take part in two exciting Chinese New Year themed workshops, Maths fun for Reception/ Year 1 and a Chinese New Year Art workshop for Year 1, 2, and 3, with our fabulous teacher Sue. As well as lunchtime fun, all you need is to provide a packed lunch for your child to bring along for the day!

11+/Private Entrance Workshops

Year 4 11+/Year 5 Maths Chinese New Year Workshop, 15th February @ 9:30 - 12:30 | Lucy

Come and join us on this wonderful workshop on Maths to learn valuable Maths tips. Using games, puzzles and problems, we will tackle key curriculum areas, including; the four operations (+, -, x, division) and problem-solving! It’s time to get confident with Maths! This half term all of our workshops will be infused with a Chinese New Year theme!

11+ Comprehension Skills Workshop, 15th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Kelly

An amazing opportunity to go through English past papers with our expert 11+ specialist and gain those all-important comprehension skills – focusing on exam strategy and importantly going through questions in the paper to find learning gaps and to learn how to find and answer questions thoroughly to ensure the most marks are gained. They will work on literal, inferential, and evaluative style questions. This will be excellent preparation for those about to sit an 11+ exam!

11+ VR Chinese New Year Workshop, 18th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Evelyn

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Improve your VR question-answering skills through the practice of activities including: Anagrams, Letter sequences, Synonyms, Antonyms, Spot the odd-one-out, Hidden words, Logic problems, Codewords, Related words, Compound words, each based around the Chinese New Year…

11+/Private Entrance Maths Next Steps Workshop, 16th February @ 9:30 - 12:30 | Lucy

FULLY BOOKED  – If you would like to be added to the waiting list please email us, admin@tuitionbrentwood.co.uk

It is vital to have a sound knowledge of Maths skills when doing the 11+ and this workshop will teach and build on the essential skills. Looking at a range of topics including calculating fractions and decimals, percentage, area and perimeter and negative numbers. Our expert 11+ tutor will teach these. The children will then apply the strategies by testing their reasoning and problem-solving with a Chinese New Year activity! Fun, engaging and great motivation to learn and build confidence in those 11+ required skills!

Year 5 11+ Comprehension Skills Workshop, 15th February @ 13:00 – 16:00 | Kelly

FULLY BOOKED

If you would like to be added to the waiting list please email us- admin@tuitionbrentwood.co.uk

Secondary Workshops

Year 7 English Booster Workshop, 16th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Nuzma

Following on from the past two years, the jump from Primary school to Secondary school is bigger than ever. This workshop will go over the differences between KS2 and KS3 English and will give students an experience of analysing language!

Year 7 Maths Booster Workshop, 15th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Kevin

Following on from the past two years, the jump from Primary school to Secondary school is bigger than ever. This workshop helps you to boost the basics. Including topics such as fractions, percentages and decimals; angles, parallel lines and polygons.

Year 9, 10 & 11 Revision and Exam Skills Workshop, 17th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Andrea & Kevin

The pressure on our students to achieve has never been greater and exams can be a stressful time for anyone. The prospect of having future plans scuppered by an exam result can raise anxiety in the calmest of people. This 3 hour workshop is designed to help children going into their exams by providing some tips and coping strategies in:

  • Revision strategies
  • Developing a positive mindset.
  • How to handle exam anxiety and stress
  • Motivating yourself to achieve your target grades, whether that is a pass or a grade 9!

Using a mixture of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques (CBT), integrated with basic mindfulness and a willingness to learn this workshop delivers the techniques to help your young people achieve their full potential in their exams. Kevin Palmer- MBACP (251465) and Anxiety UK approved therapist.

GCSE English (Poetry) Workshop Year 10/11, 14th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Nuzma

Led by our expert English teacher who is also an experienced AQA examiner, this workshop will give you valuable exam strategies, tips and points on how to approach the poetry question in exams.

GCSE Maths Year 10/11 Workshop, 18th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Kevin

A walk through a non calculator maths paper. Useful for GCSE students and year 10’s about to start their mocks. In this workshop we will look at algebra (solving equations, rearranging equations, factorising and simultaneous equations,) geometry (basic angles, triangles, quadrilaterals and circles) number work (LCM and HCF) to help students achieve a grade 4 or 5 in GCSE Maths. The workshop will assume that the basics are in place and is suitable for students working at grade 3 or grade 4 who would like a higher pass or a confidence boost.

Prices: Kip Student £45 and Non Kip Student £55

To book please go to the booking form below:

Please note: To complete your booking, you will need to select if you are a Kip or Non Kip person FIRST, in the right hand box (please select an option).

Your payment is non refundable after 7 days before the workshop.

Primary Workshops

NameStock statusPriceBuy
Phonics Fun Year Rec/1 Chinese New Year Workshop, 18th February @ 10:00 - 12:00 | Amie7 item(s)£45.00£55.00
£55.00
£45.00
Year 6 SATS Chinese New Year Comprehension & Arithmetic Workshop, 17th February @ 12:30 - 15:30 | Lucy4 item(s)£45.00£55.00
£55.00
£45.00

11+/Private Entrance Workshops

NameStock statusPriceBuy
11+ VR Chinese New Year Workshop, 18th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Evelyn item(s)£45.00£55.00
Out of stock

Secondary Workshops

NameStock statusPriceBuy
Year 9, 10 & 11 Revision and Exam Skills Workshop, 17th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Andrea & Kevin5 item(s)£45.00£55.00
£55.00
£45.00
GCSE Maths Year 10/11 Workshop, 18th February @ 13:00 - 16:00 | Kevin5 item(s)£45.00£55.00
£55.00
£45.00

My children attended the Writing Workshop for years 4 and 5 in October and they absolutely loved it. The first thing my daughter said to me was that it was really fun and the time flew by. Both children have asked to go again next time you run them.

Andrew