Winter Intensive Courses for Primary

Students face varying challenges as primary school progresses. These skill-based intensive courses help develop your child’s reading, writing and speaking skills and expand their vocabulary, while the Building English with LEGO® Bricks courses let your child explore core STEM concepts and develop their computational thinking skills during the Christmas holiday. 

Register for our Winter Intensive Courses on or before 8 December 2019 to enjoy a 10% discount*. Get extra 5% off* for registering for Building English with LEGO® Bricks and another P1–P4 Winter Intensive Course at the same time on or before 8 December 2019.

An English entry test is required before registration if this is the first time your child has registered for a British Council course.  Book an English level test now.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Choose from our courses below and download the timetable at the bottom of this page.

P1 English Escapades

Based on the book Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers, children will develop their comprehension skills by completing a variety of thought-provoking activities. Through working collaboratively with their classmates, they will develop their problem-solving skills and creativity.  They will also create their own story book. 

P1–P4 Building English with LEGO® Bricks

Come and enjoy the British Council’s ‘Building English with LEGO® Bricks’ class! 

Using LEGO® and play, this course opens up the world of STEM and English for your child. Your child will explore core STEM concepts linked to real-life phenomena, which will ignite their natural curiosity. Through using LEGO® bricks and working together with LEGO® Education tools to complete activities and challenges, your child will develop their computational thinking, problem solving, creativity and communication skills in a fun and exciting way.

Linguistic objectives have been integrated into these courses by British Council experts to help your child improve their language competency.

Get extra 5% off* for registering for Building English with LEGO® Bricks and another P1–P4 Winter Intensive Course at the same time on or before 8 December 2019.

About LEGO® Education 

In order to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow, the LEGO Group has dedicated more than 80 years to understand how students play and learn. Learning has always been at the very core of the company's most heartfelt values. Being part of the LEGO Group, LEGO Education plays a decisive role in igniting student engagement in learning by giving them a hands-on experience that encourages learning through physical and digital creation.

P2 The Creative Writing Club

Children will learn how to use English creatively, improve comprehension and writing skills through guided writing practice, such as writing scripts for a play, instructions for making a puppet and a review of a show. They will also practise spelling skills through language games and improve speaking skills through performing a show.

P3–P4 Read to Succeed

Children will be encouraged to respond to a range of exciting literature creatively.  They will participate in a series of fun activities, including character discussions, writing questions for characters, participating in roleplays and writing their own story endings. During the course the students will be learning to read independently, practising their skimming and scanning skills and editing their grammar and vocabulary.

P5–P6 Interview Skills for Secondary 1 Admission

This course is designed to help your child prepare for Secondary 1 Admissions.  During the course, they will learn about the different styles of questions that are asked during the interviews, such as self-introductions, storytelling, discussions and presentations. They will be given strategies on how to answer questions creatively and coherently, with appropriate expressions and body language. They will participate in a mock interview to provide practice for the secondary school interviews.