Video-Based Online Writing Courses for Children – for the 11 Plus, Common Entrance and SATs Preparation

Video-Based Online Writing Courses for Children – for the 11 Plus, Common Entrance and SATs Preparation

  • Is your child sitting for their independent school exam?
  • Has your child passed the first stage of a grammar school selection test and need to get up to speed (and fast!) in their creative writing?
  • Is your child preparing for an exam that requires them to produce a piece of creative writing?

If you have landed here, you are probably looking for a creative writing course for your child to help with preparation for an exam like the 11 Plus, Common Entrance, stage 2 of the grammar school selections tests, or even the SATS writing assessment.


Our courses can help with all of these – and also help your child’s writing to improve, in general, just in time for secondary school.


Apart from traditional face-to-face and online tuition, Geek School Tutoring also has a range of courses to support your child. 


Our video-based courses have been created by Geek School Tutoring’s managing director and journalist, Joycellyn Akuffo, following almost a decade’s worth of experience supporting students in their journey to academic success.

Whatever your child’s needs are, we get the message – you need to see results and fast! That’s why we’ve created other courses you can use to support your child’s learning.

Our Video-Based Online Courses

11 Plus English Marking Service

11 Plus English Paper Marking Subscription Service

Marking service for the independent school entrance English exam papers.

11 Plus Mock Test: Writing Task

Should your child take an 11 Plus mock test? This is a question that comes up very often. Most standardised tests and exams have some mock, so why should the 11 Plus exam preparation be different? Geek School Tutoring's Writing Task Mock Test is perfect for stage 1 and 2 grammar tests and independent school entrance exam preparation. The mock tests are marked and recorded so your child can see and hear the feedback and recommendations.
Express 11+ Creative Writing Course

Express Creative Writing Course

Does your child need last-minute preparation for stage two grammar; and independent (private) school exams? This course is ideal for students with limited time - work on the hardest writing tasks and finish the course within two weeks!

Free Creative Writing Course

Simple tips and tricks to help your child nail the 11 Plus essay! Try the free course to get an idea of what the paid courses are like before you buy, but can also be enough to help most children to improve their creative writing!

Frequently Asked Questions

Years 4, 5, 6 and key stage 3 students who are preparing for the 13 Plus. 

when it comes to producing an outstanding essay, the principles are the same, but the marking will reflect the year group and exam your child is preparing for.

Yes - there is homework for all the paid writing courses. After watching an instructional videos that accompany the courses, your child will be expected to submit the homework for marking.

A detailed explanation of areas of improvement. The detail provided here is usually in written form. Sometimes, however, I record the marking on video, so that your child gets a visual explanation of what they have done well and how to make improvements in areas they are weaker in. It is like looking over the shoulder of a tutor or class teacher and works very effectively.

Work that is illegible, incomplete or has not used the guidance from previous feedback will be sent back to be redone. This means that your child will be encouraged to produce their best work and think about what he or she produces, which is why they do so well with when they take The Creative Writing Crash Course!

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