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The Academic Workshop Jr

Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

Our Programme

Regular English Lessons

What is covered

Paper 1 (Writing), Paper 2 (MCQ and open-ended sections) and Paper 4 (Oral Communication)



- Paper 1

Full-length compositions, based on examinable themes, are done once a month.

Situational Writing (for P5/6) is done once a term.

- Paper 2

Challenging components like Comprehension Open-Ended and Comprehension Cloze are done once every fortnight.

Paper 2 lessons are thematic, leveraging on what is current as well as age-appropriate to add interest to the lessons.

- Paper 4

Oral Communication skills are covered once a term, with individual practice and assessment included.


Writing Classes

This course focuses extensively on Paper 1 and the skills needed to excel in writing assessments.

Lessons run on a 4-week lesson cycle which includes:


Week 1: teaching of skill
- to expose the student to the skill 
- bite sized exercises to help the student apply the skill within the writing 

Week 2: Guided writing
- analysis of Model Composition based on a PSLE-like topic
- planning of a plot based on the topic with special emphasis on the skill taught in Week 1
- writing based on collective planning


Week 3:
- analysis of a new topic
- independent planning of writing
- revision of skill taught in Week 1 and 2
- independent writing 


Week 4
- situational writing skill and practice
- model composition analysis based on collective planning in Week 2
- Draft 2 based off marking of composition in Week 2


Composition lessons cover examinable themes as well as specific narrative writing techniques, with model compositions and plot plans.


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