Au Academy is currently registering for its two-week writing workshop to be held in January 2023. The Writing Workshop can either be completed online or in-person. Students will learn to improve their writing for school assignments, school essays, the NAPLAN and Selective Test. Students will gain enhanced writing skills, learn how to effectively structure essays and become adept at identifying and applying a number of literary techniques. The workshop aims to strengthen students’ existing skills so they can become better writers. Students will produce multiple essays over the course of the two weeks.

We will cover the following topics:

  • First Week (Creative Essays)
    • 5 elements of storytelling
    • Developing a character
    • Structuring an effective Plot
    • Engaging with the Narrative Arc
    • Addressing the stimuli
    • Literary techniques
  • Second Week (Persuasive Essays)
    • Planning and structure
    • Drafting thesis statements
    • PEEL
    • Writing techniques
    • Editing and proof-reading

Week 1 Holiday Writing Camp – Creative Writing Focus

Week 2 Holiday Writing Camp – Persuasive Writing Focus

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
12 pm – 3 pm
9 January – 13 January 2023
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
12 pm – 3 pm
16 January – 20 January 2023