On this section you will also find advice on essay writing from an 11 veteran who took several Independent School exams.
The advice given is particularly helpful for longer essays and for more challenging topics and tests.
Okay, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get down to the nitty-gritty of finding some ideas.
Winning ideas might seem elusive if you have already racked your brains and come up with – well, not much.
This final piece of advice particularly applies if you’re writing your ) novel.
Writing a first novel is exciting, thrilling and probably the biggest creative challenge you will ever face.
Learning good planning technique is essential to success in an 11 essay.
The elements that need to be planned are: With very limited time for planning an essay in the 11 a child must learn to make rough notes on all of these points within a very tight timescale.
There are some examples below of essay titles that have come up in past 11 tests around the country to get you started.
Examiners in different areas may have different priorities.