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CREATIVE WRITING 11+ Essay, Descriptive Writing Topics, Ideas , Samples 11 Plus

General Information for preparing 11 plus Creative Writing

Creative Writing 11+

Not only a life skill, creative writing is a must for majority students who are aiming to appear for grammar school 11+ tests where they should be able to produce a piece of creative writing during their 11+ entrance examinations and other school examinations.
Are you worried that creative writing could be the reason that your child fails the 11+ exams? Well good news is that there is no need to worry as Elite 11 Plus tutors have made it easy for you. In our creative writing courses 11 plus, we teach on a variety of topics like how to build characters, how to manage metaphors, similes and vocabulary, how to write a gripping opening, narratives that enthral readers and much more! We train the child on how to tackle a variety of writing tasks, under time constraints. We follow that up with bespoke feedback so that the child can learn from their mistakes and improve their writing style.
Nowadays you can easily research the internet to find information about any topic or subject. Many resources are typically available for subjects like Maths and English, however none of these can substitute for personal teaching and training by an experienced tutor. This is especially true when it comes to essay writing or creative writing preparation for 11+.

Creative Writing For 11 Plus Exams


For creative writing, the student should be working at the expected standard expected in KS2.The exams for 11 plus creative writing cover all key concepts from KS2 ( year 5 & year 6) such as spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, etc. We at Elite 11+ Tuitions enable our pupils in core skills for creative writing to build a solid foundation in areas like grammar & punctuation, spelling & vocabulary etc. We make them aware of specific creative writing strategies and tactics which prove useful to them in the actual 11 plus  exam.

Elite Tuition’s Special Focus On 11+ Creative Writing


  • Regular evaluation and feedback
  • Specific guidance for each writing task
  • Topics, ideas developed by experts and teachers
  • Covering majority of genres and writing styles
  • Instilling confidence in budding writers

Improving Core Skills for Creative Writing

At Elite 11 Plus Tuitions  our motto is to develop core skills of any subject first and when it comes to creative writing, we again focus on developing skills like how to plan for a topic, familiarisation with a variety of topics, story formation and structure and using literary devices and vocabulary.

Our experienced tutors equip pupils with various strategies and tactics to help them write effectively for a range of purposes and audiences. They teach them about selecting the appropriate form and drawing independently on what they have read as models for their own writing.

At Elite 11 Plus Tuitions  we aim to develop long term writing skills in our students which will not only help them in their the creative writing 11 plus examination but also build their confidence in general for any writing task in their future life. 

Time management skill is a very important skill when comes to delivering the creative writing task in the 11 plus exams. We are fully aware that some children can write very well but only if time is not a constraint. Keeping that in mind, our aim at Elite 11 Plus Tuitions is teaching students about managing their time well. Creative writing in 11+ tests  not only require effective and coherent writing piece but it is also a test of speed. We provide regular writing practice to our students so that they improve on their timings for this task.

Our carefully designed tuition program covers all relevant creative writing 11 plus examples and topics to make students feel fully familiar with types of writing styles, before they appear for the tests.  At the end of 2 years of rigorous preparation at Elite 11 Plus Tuitions , students are fully confident to appear for high ranking grammar school tests in areas like Bromley, Bexley, Sutton and Kent and hopefully pass with flying colours. We provide tuitions to pupils specifically targeting St. Olave’s & Newstead


Creative Writing Topics For 11 Plus – Ideas , Samples


People often ask if they can get a list of all the topics of covered in creative writing and our answer to this is – there is no list which can cover the topics which can be asked in the tests. We must emphasise that the 11 plus creative writing tests are designed to test the pupils natural ability to create a piece of writing, hence it’s not a case of preparing a set piece of writing at home, memorising by heart and replicating it on the exam paper. 

For practice purposes, here are some topics as examples of descriptive writing for 11 plus :


  • Write to your headteacher about a problem in school and ask for a solution.
  • Write about how you spent your school summer holiday at home, when you did not go out to any holiday destination.
  • Write to your friend in another country
  • Write about a building which you think may be haunted!


Please call Elite 11 Plus Tuition now at  0330 1137 996  to register your child and  get advice.  

We sincerely believe that your childs well being is important as we think 11 plus preparation can be stressfull for most kids. Some children are naturally skilled in dealing with additional pressure on account of 11 plus while there may be some kids who might feel stressed and show performance anxiety. We at Elite 11 Plus Tuition have teachers who are fully qualified UK teachers and who have experience in working with children to alleviate their stress and provide techniques and strategies to reduce preformance stress and increase mental sharpness.

If you want to know more about this the please drop us an email at info@elite11plustuition.co.uk or call us at 0330 113 7996 now.