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Importance of Combined Biology Tuition

Combined Biology Tuition is an increasingly popular choice in many parents, due to the increased workload in Secondary School students, resulting in a poorer grasp of the subject content. 

With a Combined Biology Tutor, students will gain a qualified mentor to guide them in their studies. The Combined Biology Tutor will be able to provide targeted and custom-fit lessons to tackle the student’s weaknesses, allowing them to witness tremendous improvements. Furthermore, beyond just purely studies, a Combined Biology Tutor can also provide guidance and advice for Secondary School related issues, such as what is the best subject combination for the student

Having Combined Biology Tuition in Singapore can provide students with an edge over their peers, helping them build confidence in their Biology skills and improve their abilities. 

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How Much Does Combined Biology Tuition Cost

Here in Singapore, the average rates for Combined Biology Tuition tend to vary greatly. Tuition centres tend to charge around $160-$400/month, whereas Private Home Tutors tend to charge from $25-$90 per hour. Furthermore, it is also crucial to take into consideration the reputation and quality of the tuition centre, or the qualifications of the private tutor – which can greatly affect the tuition rates.

Part-Time
Tutors

Full-Time
Tutors

Ex/Current

MOE Teachers

Sec 1

$30-$40/h

$40-$50/h

$60-$80/h

Sec 2

$30-$40/h

$40-$50/h

$60-$80/h

Sec 3

$35-$40/h

$45-$55/h

$60-$90/h

Sec 4

$35-$40/h

$45-$55/h

$60-$90/h

Sec 5

$35-$40/h

$45-$55/h

$60-$90/h

Challenges Faced While Learning Biology

Outline of Combined Biology Tuition

  •  Memorise All Principles of Biology
  • Applying Maintenance of Life Processes Concepts
  • Understand Regulation of Life Processes Theory
  • Familiarisation with Continuity of Life Concepts
  • Recall of Biological Key Words and Definitions
  • Proficiency in The Biology Lab

Challenges Faced By Combined Biology Students

Making Careless Mistakes

During the Combined Biology Examination, many students tend to be penalised for making careless mistakes. These mistakes often arise from not reading the question properly, or simply not having the time to fully understand the question. Simply being in the stressful examination environment could be enough to make students careless in their answers.

With the help of our Top Combined Biology Tutors, students can be coached to make fewer careless mistakes through targeted examination practices and mock papers. This will stand students in good stead for their Combined Biology Examinations.

Lack of Interest in Biology

Some Combined Biology Students may begin to lose their interest in the subject, especially as the content becomes more difficult. This may cause Combined Biology students to become unmotivated, and may even start procrastinating their revision and homework in favour of revising for other subjects or extracurricular activities.

With MindFlex’s Top Combined Biology Tutors, however, students will be provided with an additional mentor to aid them in their worries and doubts. Furthermore, the Combined Biology Tutor will also help to motivate students, boosting their interest in the subject and keep them curious about the various concepts in Combined Biology.

Unable to Memorise Concepts Well

In Combined Biology, extensive memorisation and understanding of the subject’s concepts and definitions is crucial. However, most students are not provided with the correct methods and guidance to memorise concepts effectively, resulting in them spending a lot of time on memorising the concepts.

However, with a Combined 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 Motivation

As Combined Biology students have a short runway to the N/O Level examination, the accumulation of stress and expectations from others may result in students feeling unmotivated to study well for Combined Biology.

As such, it can be beneficial having a Combined Biology Tutor. With a tutor, students will be provided with additional guidance at the comforts of their own learning pace, allowing them to learn more. Furthermore, with personalised guidance, students will be motivated to learn more as they will know that there is someone beside them who will be more than happy to help them improve.

Why You Should Engage A Combined Biology Tutor

Benefits of Hiring Biology Tuition

1. Provision of Additional Resources

Combined Biology Students often find it difficult to source for additional revision materials that are reliable and up-to-date, especially since the Combined Biology syllabus is less common compared to the Pure Biology syllabus. Hence, without these resources, students might find it difficult to prepare for their examinations.

As such, Combined Biology Tutors are especially useful as they will be able to provide students with study resources and even their own collection of past year papers. With these additional resources, students will have an easier time preparing for their examinations.

2. Clear Doubts and Misconceptions

Given how fast paced the lessons are in school, students may not have the time to voice out their doubts or questions in class. As a result, many students tend to leave their questions to themselves which can affect their examination performance if they sit for their examinations with unclarified doubts.

With a Combined Biology Tutor, students are assured to have an easier time clarifying doubts. Since our lessons are one-one-one, our Top Combined Biology Tutors would be able to provide their 100% attention in picking out student’s mistakes and use the opportunity to clear the doubts that are in the subject.

3. Step-by-step Explanations on Challenging Concepts

With no one to clarify their doubts with, students might find it hard to grasp tough concepts, especially for more abstract and challenging concepts that require an in-depth understanding of foundational Biological concepts.

With a Combined Biology Tutor, however, students will receive additional guidance from a mentor, and countless opportunities to get their doubts clarified. The tutor will also be able to provide step-by-step explanations that are easy for the students to digest so that they are able to have a better understanding of the concepts that they have trouble with.

4. Help Targets Students’ Weaknesses in Biology

In schools, misconceptions may go unnoticed by teachers due to the big class sizes. Moreover, students may not have the opportunities to clarify their doubts with the school teacher, due to teachers having to teach multiple classes.

With a Combined 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 Combined Biology Tutor, students will be able to correct their misconceptions and weaknesses.

What To Look For in A Combined Biology Tutor

Prior Experience in Teaching Combined Biology Students

The Combined Biology syllabus is vastly different from that of the Pure Biology syllabus. Hence, it is important to select a Combined Biology Tutor that has experience in teaching Combined Biology students so that they will be well-versed with the syllabus.

Furthermore, Biology Tutors with experience in teaching Combined Biology students will usually also have relevant resources such as notes and test papers which will definitely be beneficial for the student’s learning.

Commitment

It is important to select a Combined Biology Tutor that is committed, both to teaching and to the student’s schedule. Through hiring a committed tutor, students can then be assured that they have found a dedicated Combined Biology Tutor who is genuine in ensuring that the student does well in Combined Biology.

Furthermore, if you are intending to engage the Biology Tutor on a long-term basis, it will be beneficial to check with them to see if they are willing to follow up with the student to higher levels, till their N/O Levels or even in their next phase of education.

Academic and Teaching Qualifications

When engaging a Combined 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 at Combined Biology level when building a strong foundation in Biology is essential.

Ability To Spot Weaknesses

Combined Biology is a tricky subject to master as students are first expected to have a strong grasp in the content, and thereafter, students are also expected to hone their skills in analytical thinking and application.As such, it is important to engage a Combined Biology Tutor who is experienced enough to pinpoint weaknesses in order to work on them.

While this might be hard to judge, an easier way might be to check on the Combined Biology Tutor’s testimonials from past students and parents. Through reading the testimonials, you’ll be able to see if the tutor you are engaging is well-versed with the syllabus and able to help work on student’s mistakes.

Testimonials from Combined Biology Students

I have been doing poorly in Biology, and decided to get Biology tuition. My teacher is so helpful and patient. Even when I don’t understand the topic that she is explaining, she will patiently go through them with me slowly and repeatedly to make sure that I understand it.

Shona Lye
Combined Biology Student from Ang Mo Kio Secondary School

Learning Biology was very difficult for me even though I put in a lot of effort trying to focus in school study for all of my tests. However, with my tutor’s help, I managed to make some improvements and I now understand all of the Biology concepts taught in school.

Britney Loh
Combined Biology Student from Ngee Ann Secondary School

I was struggling so much with Biology, and even after attending tuition at other places, I was unable to improve. With MindFlex’s recommendation, I managed to find my current tutor Mr Wong. Mr Wong has been so helpful during these few months!

Russell Yap
Combined Biology Student from St. Gabriel’s Secondary School

I am thankful for the help from my Biology Tutor, who has helped me go from an F9 in Combined Biology to a B4. My tutor never fails to be patient in teaching me, ensuring that I am coping with the schoolwork and helping me with my homework.

Jonathan Tan
Combined Biology Student from Dunman High School

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MindFlex Is The Best Biology Home Tuition Agency in Singapore

Engage The Best Combined Biology Tuition in Singapore

MindFlex is home to some of the best Combined Biology Tutors in Singapore. Equipped with years of experience, our Combined Biology Tutors are able to provide high quality Biology education at the comfort of your own home!

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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.