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Importance of O Level Biology Tuition

The O Levels is a high-stakes examination requiring students to have a strong grasp of the content under the syllabus. In particular, O Level Biology is an extremely challenging and stressful examination due to the sheer amount of memorisation and content mastery required, as well as a steep bell curve.

As such, many students often turn to O Level Biology Tuition to aid them in the challenging subject. By engaging an O Level Biology Tutor, students will receive additional guidance on tips and tricks on how to do well in the different components of the BIology examination, such as the speed and accuracy needed for MCQs, or how to go about answering short answer questions with precision and the relevant keywords.

Furthermore, the best thing about an O Level Biology Tutor is the ability of the tutor to tweak their lesson structures to suit the student’s needs. So, if a student is struggling with content mastery of a particular topic, tutors can carve out more time for the topic to help the student in that aspect. This way, students will definitely be able to receive better guidance and help, allowing them to see greater improvements in their O Level Biology.

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How Much Does O Level Biology Tuition Cost

Here in Singapore, the usual rates for O Level Biology Tuition are around $160 to $200 per month. For more reputable tuition centres that have stellar track records and reputations, rates can be up to $400-$600 a month. For 1-1 Home Tuition, O Level Biology Tutors tend to charge around $35 per hour, with rates going up to $90 per hour if the tutor is more experienced and qualified.

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 O Level Biology Tuition

  •  Understaning the Principles of Biology
  • Understanding the Regulation and Maintenance of Life Processes
  • Familiarisation of Man and His Environment
  • Ability to Grasp Continuity of Life Concepts Well
  • Learning of All Biological Theory Well
  • Proficiency in The Biology Lab

Challenges Faced By Biology O Level Students

Overwhelmed with Stress from O Levels

Leading up to the Biology O Level examinations, many students tend to feel extremely anxious or may even be suffering from burn-out. This has adverse effects on their mental and physical well-being, as well as their examination performance.

Under the expert guidance of an O Level Biology Tutor, students will be provided with a weekly avenue to improve. A good O Level Biology Tutor will be able to guide the students through the O Level Biology syllabus.

Making Careless Mistakes

During the O Level 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 O Level 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 O Level Biology Examinations.

Lack of Motivation

Some O Level Biology Students may tend to feel rather unmotivated to study for their O Level Examinations. This is especially true for students who do not have a good understanding of their O Level Biology content, and thus feel overwhelmed by the amount of revision that they have to catch up on.

As such, it can be beneficial having an O Level Biology Tutor. Students will be provided with personalised 1-to-1 guidance, allowing them to learn comfortably at their own learning pace. Furthermore, students will be motivated to learn more as they will know that they have a pillar of support to lean on in their O Level Biology journey.

Unable to Remember Key Concepts and Definitions

In O Level Biology, extensive memorisation and understanding of the subject’s concepts and definitions is crucial. This can prove to be extremely difficult for many students, as they struggle to internalise these key definitions and concepts.

However, with an O Level Biology Tutor, students will be guided on the best ways to memorise their Biology content well such as flow charts and mind maps. This will definitely be able to help students to digest and remember key Biology facts and definitions better.

Why You Should Engage An O Level Biology Tutor

Benefits of Hiring Biology Tuition

1. Help Students Prepare for O Levels

The O Levels are an extremely high-stakes examination for students that are a significant source of stress. Indeed, the vast amounts of content knowledge and skills mastery can be stressful for many O Level Biology students.

To ensure that the students are fully prepared before the O Level Exam, MindFlex recommends that students engage a O Level Biology Tutor. With a Biology Tutor, sufficient practices and guidance will be provided to the students to ensure that they are well prepared and improved on their weak areas. In addition, tutors are also able to provide immediate feedback and guidance for students to learn from their mistakes on the spot.

2. Provide Additional Notes and Practice

O Level students may sometimes face the lack of additional resources and practices for them to work on. This is mainly because at O Level standard, it is often difficult to find online revision resources that are reliable, updated and useful.

Hence, having an O Level 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’ revision for the O Level Biology examinations.

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. As doubts begin to pile up, this will definitely take a toll on the student’s motivation to do well for any tests or examination.

With an O Level 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. 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. In addition, some students may also be too shy to ask questions during lessons in front of their peers. As a result, many students tend to leave their questions to themselves which can affect their academics in the long-run.

With an O Level Biology Tutor, students are assured to have an easier time clarifying doubts. Since our lessons are one-one-one, our Top O Level 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.

What To Look For in An O Level Biology Tutor

Ability to Provide Additional Resources

It might be difficult to find good O Level Biology resources that will be able to help students. Hence, by choosing an O Level Biology Tutor that is able to provide additional resources, you can save time on hunting for resources and leave it up to your O Level 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 an O Level Biology Tutor, it will definitely be great to look out for tutors who are able to provide their own self-collated Biology resources.

Academic and Teaching Qualifications

When engaging an O Level 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.

Furthermore, given how important the O Level year is, you’d definitely not want to engage an inexperienced tutor as it will be a waste of time and money for you and your child.

Patience in Teaching

Teaching O Level students is no easy feat as tutors have to struggle to get their attention as well as to get them to listen and pay attention. Furthermore, during the O Level year, students might be extremely stressed out – hence, it is important to engage an O Level Tutor that is patient enough to continuously engage the student and clear any doubts they might have.

While this might be difficult to judge or determine at first glance, it might be useful to request for a trial lesson, and through the trial lesson, you can sit in and observe how the O Level Tutor handles the child during the entirety of the lesson.

Ability to Help Students in O Levels

During the O Level year, most students will be extremely stressed out with the upcoming examinations. Hence, it is important to find an O Level Biology Tutor that is equipped with the relevant teaching experience and abilities to help ease students’ worries through targeted teaching techniques.

For example, it might be better to find an O Level Biology Tutor that has experience in helping O Level students, or have testimonials from O Level students who have achieved good grades in their O Level Biology.

Testimonials from O Level Biology Students

Miss Tan has been my Biology Tutor ever since Sec 1, and she has helped me improve tremendously. Miss Tan is very patient even though I am very weak in my foundation. She constantly quizzes and tests me on my understanding of the content!

Patricia Lee
O Level Student from St. Margaret’s Secondary School

I have been doing poorly in Biology ever since Sec 1. In Sec 3, I finally decided to look for a Bio Tutor. My tutor has been really effective in guiding me and preparing me for the O Levels. Thanks to her, I am now much more confident!

Ow Hao Yi
O Level Student from Mayflower Secondary School

I started Biology Tuition with Nadia last year, and I have learnt a lot from her lessons. Nadia will always be able to help me understand even the most difficult Biology topics. Thanks to her help, I managed to get an A2 for my Biology O Levels!

Vanessa Goh
O Level Student from Crescent Girls’ School

My Biology Tutor, Jerryn, has been very patient and helpful. She never fails to come to lessons prepared, and will always have extra notes and materials. Jerlyn also makes sure that I am prepared for each and every examination in school through giving me exam tips and numerous mock papers!

Chelsea Seah
O Level Student from CHIJ St. Theresa’s Convent

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MindFlex Is The Best Biology Home Tuition Agency in Singapore

Engage The Best O Level Biology Tuition in Singapore

The O Levels are a high-stakes examination, therefore it is important to engage an O Level Biology Tutor to help guide students in their preparation. With MindFlex’s highly experienced O Level Biology Tutors, students will receive high quality education from the comfort of their own homes!

Experience it for yourself by requesting for our tutors today!

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Affordable Tuition Rates

Home Tuition Rates Singapore 2021

Part-Time
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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.