This Summer, we have a whole host of 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 …..

Beginners' Chess Monday 5th August 2024 9am-12pm

Robin Slade, the Essex Junior Chess and Brentwood School Chess coach, is back this half term! Robin will be leading a beginners chess workshop which is aimed at complete beginners or those who just know the basics. Robin is kind, patient and extremely knowledgeable about all things chess and this workshop will not only teach a new skill but promises to be lots of fun too! If you have never tried chess before, why not give it a go?

Confident Chess Monday 5th August 2024 1pm-4pm

Robin will be leading a workshop aimed at those already confident players who wish to learn some new skills and strategies to take their chess playing to the next level. This promises to be both educational and fun and will involve lots of chess playing too!

Year 5 11+ Algebra 2 Monday 12th August 2024 9am-12pm

Secondary Maths and 11+ teacher Tom will be leading the second of three algebra workshops for year 5 11+ students. If you want your child to master the topic of algebra in preparation for their exam in September this workshop is for you! Tom will introduce and develop knowledge of algebraic problems and practise answering some questions in the style likely to come up in the 11+ exam. This will be a continuation of algebra 1 (which was held in May half term) but it is not essential that you attended this one.

Year 5 11+ CSSE English Paper Walkthrough Monday 12th August 2024 12:30pm-3:30pm

A great opportunity to go through an entire CSSE English past paper with our expert 11+ specialist – focusing on exam strategy and importantly going through each and every question in the paper to find learning gaps and to learn how to answer each question thoroughly to ensure the most marks are gained. This will be excellent preparation for those sitting the 11+ exam in September!

Year 5 11+ CSSE Maths Paper Walkthrough Wednesday 14th August 2024 9am-12pm

A great opportunity to go through an entire CSSE Maths past paper with our expert 11+ specialist – focusing on exam strategy and importantly going through each and every question in the paper to find learning gaps and to learn how to answer each question thoroughly to ensure the most marks are gained. This will be excellent preparation for those sitting the 11+ exam in September!

Year 5 11+ Writing Wednesday 14th August 2024 12.30pm-3.30pm

Year 5 11+ Algebra 3 Monday 19th August 2024 9am-12pm

Secondary Maths and 11+ teacher Tom will be leading the third of three algebra workshops for year 5 11+ students. If you want your child to master the topic of algebra in preparation for their exam in September this workshop is for you! Tom will develop knowledge of algebraic problems and practise answering some questions in the style likely to come up in the 11+ exam. This will be a continuation of algebra 1 and 2 (held previously) but it is not essential that you attended these.

Beginners' Chess Monday 19th August 2024 9am-12pm

Robin Slade, the Essex Junior Chess and Brentwood School Chess coach, is back this half term! Robin will be leading a beginners chess workshop which is aimed at complete beginners or those who just know the basics. Robin is kind, patient and extremely knowledgeable about all things chess and this workshop will not only teach a new skill but promises to be lots of fun too! If you have never tried chess before, why not give it a go?

Confident Chess Monday 19th August 2024 1pm-4pm

Robin will be leading a workshop aimed at those already confident players who wish to learn some new skills and strategies to take their chess playing to the next level. This promises to be both educational and fun and will involve lots of chess playing too!

Book your space below!

Look at all the fun we had at our previous workshops!

Emmett had a great time with Evelyn on the course and in his words he said "I loved it mum"

Excellent workshop, KIP always deliver high expectations. Would definitely recommend A*

11+ CSSE English Paper Walkthrough - explain what to do and what not to do, where to spend time, how much for each session, and good feedback at the end of the session with the paper they went through in the class.