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Importance of H1 Biology Tuition

The H1 Biology syllabus is an extremely rigorous programme requiring students to have a firm understanding of a large amount of content within a short period of 2 years. This short runway, coupled with the large amount of content mastery, often leaves students anxious and worried about their H1 Biology.

As such, many students take it to A Level H1 Biology Tuition in Singapore in order to aid them in their H1 Biology examinations. With a good H1 Biology Tutor, students will be provided additional guidance in understanding even the toughest of concepts. Tutors will also be able to provide periodic exam practices to train students on their examination skills, as well as to provide instantaneous feedback that can greatly help students. 

With H1 Biology Tuition, students will have a much easier time handling the challenging H1 Biology syllabus, and even get a headstart and an edge over their peers!

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How Much Does H1 Biology Tuition Cost

Here in Singapore, the tuition rates for H1 Biology Tuition tend to vary greatly depending on the reputation and popularity of the tuition centre or private tutor. For instance, rates for tuition centres are usually approximately $200-$250, however these rates can go up to $500 or more for tuition centres that are highly specialised or have excellent track records. For private home tutors, the rates can range from $40 an hour to $120 or more per hour, depending on the teaching credentials and experience of the H1 Biology Tutor.

Part-Time
Tutors

Full-Time
Tutors

Ex/Current

MOE Teachers

JC 1

$40-$50/h

$60-$80/h

$90-$120/h

JC 2

$40-$50/h

$60-$80/h

$90-$120/h

Year 3 (MI)

$40-$50/h

$60-$80/h

$90-$120/h

Challenges Faced While Learning Biology

Outline of H1 Biology Tuition

  • The Cell and Biomolecules of Life
  • Genetics and Inheritance
  • Familiarity with Diversity Topics
  • Biological Evolution
  • Extension Topic: Impact of Climate Change
  • Handling, Applying and Evaluating Information

Challenges Faced By Biology H1 Students

Large Jump in Syllabus

Even for H1 Biology, students will likely face a large jump in syllabus. Such a huge leap in syllabus and course content definitely results in a lot of anxieties and unfamiliarity as students struggle to get used to the new and competitive environment as well as the highly demanding syllabus.

As such, most students will turn to getting a H1 Biology Tutor. By engaging a H1 Biology Tutor early, he/she will be able to identify the student’s weaknesses and work on them, allowing a strong foundation to be built early, which will be highly beneficial for the student in the long run.

Unable to Keep Up With Lecture Pace

In JC, the lessons during lectures are fast-paced, leaving students with insufficient time to keep up or to ask questions. Even after lessons, students might also have insufficient time to clarify their doubts due to a lack of time to do so, given their packed schedules.

As such, it is crucial to engage a JC1 Biology Tutor, as students will then be able to receive guided help and lessons catered towards their learning speed. Moreover, tutors are also able to revisit concepts or topics learnt in school, allowing students to revise or clear any misconceptions.

Unable to Memorise Concepts Well

In H1 Biology, extensive memorisation and understanding of the subject’s concepts and definitions are important in ensuring that they will be able to answer all the questions in the H1 Biology examination. This can be an immense struggle for many students, as the amount of content and concepts to learn is immense.

However, with a H1 Biology Tutor, students will be guided on the best ways to memorise their Biology content well. In addition, they will also be provided with additional tips that will greatly benefit them.

Lack of Exposure to Additional Materials

Students taking H1 Biology may find it hard to find additional resources to supplement their learning, given that most online resources cater to H2 Biology. Without these additional resources, students may run into difficulties in their revision. Furthermore, the limited resources they can find may not even be useful for H1 Biology.

With a H1 Biology Tutor, however, students will then be provided with curated H1 Biology notes that are specially for the H1 syllabus. Furthermore, tutors can also provide extra H1 Biology exam practice, allowing them to get extra practice and feedback and to help them improve.

Why You Should Engage A H1 Biology Tutor

Benefits of Hiring Biology Tuition

1. Helps Students Clarify Doubts

For H1 Biology, students may face the challenge of asking questions in front of their peers. They may find it hard to clarify their doubts privately with their school teachers, as teachers may not have enough time to devote to each and every one of their students.. As such, many students tend to leave the class with questions that are left unanswered, and may thus sit for their examinations with unanswered questions.

With the help of an experienced H1 Biology Tutor, students will be able to ask as many questions as they can to clear all the doubts that they have regarding the topics or concepts. This would allow students to have a better understanding on the subject and as such, thus helping them to reinforce their learning.

2. Additional Resources and Practices

H1 Biology students may sometimes face the lack of additional resources and practices for them to work on. This is mainly because at A Level standard, it becomes increasingly hard to find quality resources that students can use in their revision as most of the materials available online might not be well suited for the student.

Hence, having an H1 Biology Tutor is especially beneficial as they are able to provide students with self-curated and collated study resources, past year papers and their own mind maps or concept notes, which will definitely come in handy during students’ last minute revision.

3. Help Targets Students’ Weaknesses in Biology

The H1 Biology syllabus relies heavily on foundational skills built throughout all their years in Primary/Secondary school. For students who do not have a strong foundation, they might find it increasingly difficult to do well in their examinations – resulting in increased anxieties regarding their H1 Biology examination.

With a H1 Biology Tutor, they will be able to help target the student’s weaknesses – be it misconceptions, memorisation or even time management skills. With close guidance from the H1 Biology Tutor, any weak foundational skills will be corrected in no time, allowing them to put their best foot forth during the H1 Biology examination.

4. Ease Students into H1 Biology Syllabus

The H1 Biology syllabus is a rigorous syllabus, hence, H1 Biology students often find it difficult adjusting to this new demanding syllabus. Moreover, H1 students are also often distracted by the many extracurricular activities as well as the pressure from their other subjects, resulting in increased worries and anxieties.

Therefore, we recommend getting a H1 Biology Tutor early as a strong foundation is key to doing well under the intensive curriculum. With the help and guidance of an Experienced H1 Biology Tutor, students will definitely have an easier time assimilating into the JC culture and syllabus as the H1 Biology Tutor will provide dedicated guidance and help whenever any problems arise.

What To Look For in A H1 Biology Tutor

Ability to Help Students in A Levels

Most students will be extremely stressed out with the upcoming A Level H1 Biology examination. Hence, it is important to find a H1 Biology Tutor that is equipped with the relevant teaching experience and abilities to help ease students’ worries through targeted teaching techniques.

Furthermore, it might be better to find a H1 Biology Tutor that has experience in helping H1 students as there are many key differences between H1 and H2 Biology. It can also be beneficial to look out for testimonials from past students, or request for the students’ H1 Biology grades.

Ability to Provide Additional Resources

At H1 Biology standard, it might be difficult to find good Biology resources that will be able to help students as most resources are catered towards H2 Biology students. Hence, by choosing a H1 Biology Tutor that is able to provide additional resources, you can save time on hunting for resources and leave it up to your H1 Biology Tutor!

The ability to provide additional resources also means that the tutor has spent time and effort curating these Biology resources – which is also a key characteristic of their experience and dedication to teaching. Hence, when searching for a H1 Biology Tutor, it will definitely be great to look out for tutors who are able to provide their own self-collated Biology resources.

Ability To Spot Weaknesses

H1 Biology is challenging and requires a large amount of content mastery in order to do well. As such, it will definitely be important to pick a H1 Biology Tutor that is experienced enough to spot weaknesses quickly and work on them effectively.

Furthermore, given that students have to take their A Levels within a short span of 2 years, there is an extremely short runway leading up to the A Levels. Hence, it is even more important for H1 Biology Tutors to be attuned to the student’s weaknesses in order to help them improve or to clear the misconceptions.

 

Academic and Teaching Qualifications

When engaging a H1 Biology Tutor, it is important to select one that has decent academic and teaching qualifications. For example, it might be better to pick a tutor that has graduated from a Biology related course and has taught for a minimum of 1 year. If you are looking for a more experienced tutor to guide your child, you might also want to look out for tutors who have taught in MOE schools.

Such qualifications are crucial in ensuring that the tutor is qualified enough to teach your child, especially since the A Level H1 syllabus is extremely complex.

Testimonials from H1 Biology Students

My Biology Tutor has been so helpful in ensuring that I understand the concepts taught in class. Miss Tan is also always willing to give me extra consultations over WhatsApp outside of class time, even late at night. I am so grateful to her, and I owe all of my improvements to her!

Hannah Koh
H1 Student from Catholic Junior College

I started H1 Biology Tuition with my tutor in mid March, and with guidance from my tutor, I slowly but surely started to improve. As I usually struggled with time management, especially during exams, my tutor gave me a lot of practice and helped me train my accuracy and speed.

Tan Jun Wei
H1 Student from Jurong Pioneer Junior College

My tutor has been so helpful! She was recommended to me by my classmate – whom she helped improve from a D to an A in Biology. When marking my work, she will give immediate feedback so I know exactly what to work on and which mistakes to avoid.

Winston Chong
H1 Student from Nanyang Junior College

I started Biology Tuition lessons with Mr Lim, a tutor that was recommended by MindFlex. Mr Lim was extremely professional and patient right from the start, and even despite my poor foundation in Biology, he would always find ways to help me improve.

Boston Leong
H1 Student from Catholic Junior College

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Affordable Tuition Rates

Home Tuition Rates Singapore 2021

Part-Time
Tutors

Full-Time
Tutors

Ex/Current

MOE Teachers

Pre-School

$25-$30/h

$30-$40/h

$50-$60/h

Primary 1-3

$25-$30/h

$35-$40/h

$50-$60/h

Primary 4-6

$30-$35/h

$40-$45/h

$50-$70/h

Sec 1-2

$30-$40/h

$40-$50/h

$60-$80/h

Sec 3-5

$35-$40/h

$45-$55/h

$60-$90/h

JC

$40-$50/h

$60-$80/h

$90-$120/h

IB

$40-$50/h

$60-$80/h

$90-$120/h

IGCSE / International

$30-$50/h

$45-$80/h

$60-$110/h

Poly / Uni

$40-$60/h

$60-$90/h

$100-$120/h

Adult

$30-$40/h

$40-$60/h

$70-$90/h

Our home tuition rates are constantly updated based on rates quoted by Home Tutors in Singapore. These market rates are based on the volume of 10,000+ monthly tuition assignment applications over a pool of 30,000+ active home tutors.