Friday, 31 August 2007


One of the most common 11+ tasks is... Write a story entitled: 'Escape'. They're great fun to plan, because there is an obvious conflict - 'How do I escape from my cell/boarding school/evil Uncle?'. I'm sure you know that it is vital to include a problem - conflict - in your stories if you want your readers to be interested. I recently visited the world's most infamous prison, Alcatraz, and shot the following video. Why not have a go at writing a story about escaping from prison? Try to come up with the most original 'solution' you can! You can learn more about planning a story by clicking here.

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