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Importance of Secondary 2 IP Tuition

Secondary 2 is an important year for IP students, as this is the year of Subject Streaming. As such, students have to do well in their Sec 2 studies in order to get their desired Subject Combinations. As such, Sec 2 IP Tuition in Singapore is in high demand, as parents want the best for their child.

Despite the numerous resources online to help students to do well in the Integrated Programme, Sec 2 IP students may still require some additional guidance and assistance in order to excel in the programme.

Therefore, MindFlex believes that engaging the Top Secondary 2 IP Tuition in Singapore will be extremely useful for  Sec 2 IP students to remain competitive in this rigorous curriculum.

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How Much Does Secondary 2 IP Tuition Cost

In Singapore, Sec 2 IP Tuition usually tends to be in the $100-$200 range for group lessons in tuition centres, but can even go up to $400 or more for highly-acclaimed and popular tuition centres. Similarly, for private 1-1 tuition, rates usually start from $30 per hour, but can go up to $80 or more depending on how qualified and experienced the tutor is.

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 IP

Outline of Secondary 2 IP Tuition

  • Reinforcement of Critical Thinking Skills
  • Adjusting to an Advanced Learning Experience
  • Honing Public Speaking Skills
  • Adjusting to a More Holistic Curriculum
  • Becoming Comfortable in Presentations
  • Honing Inference and Analytical Skills

Challenges Faced By Secondary 2 IP Students

Unable to Speak Up in IP Lessons

In the IP Curriculum, Sec 2 IP students are encouraged to speak up and ask questions, which shapes them into Critical Thinkers. For many Sec 2 IP Students, this can prove to be a challenge, as they are not used to the high level of participation that is expected of them in IP lessons.

Here at MindFlex, we believe that a Top Sec 2 IP Tutor will be able to help students ease into this new style of curriculum. By slowly building their confidence over time, Sec 2 IP Students will be able to gain the confidence to speak up in class.

Pressured by a Highly Competitive IP Environment

Being an advanced curriculum that fast-tracks Secondary students to take the A Levels while bypassing the O Levels, the Integrated Programme is fast-paced and highly demanding programme. As such, given the intensity of the curriculum, many Sec 2 IP Students often face immense stress and anxiety, as they are unable to catch up to their peers.

Therefore, we recommend that you engage a Top Sec 2 IP Tutor as early as possible, in order to support your child as they take on this difficult journey. Your child will be more assured, knowing that they have an additional pillar of support that they can rely on.

Poor Examination Skills and Time Management Strategies

Oftentimes, many Sec 2 IP students may study hard for their various internal assessments and tests, but end up scoring poor results. This is usually a result of a lack of time management strategies as well as poor examination performance. This is a pity, as it means that the work that these students put in does not translate into good results.

Therefore, MindFlex recommends that Sec 2 IP students complete their revision and practice papers under timed conditions and in a simulated examination environment, so as to ensure that they are able to perform in their actual IP examinations. Moreover, our Top Sec 2 IP Tutors are able to impart important Time Management skills and strategies to ensure that Sec 2 IP students are able to complete their papers.

Leap in Syllabus

A huge challenge faced by many Sec 2 IP students is the leap in syllabus from Sec 1 to Sec 2. This is likely to cause immense stress and anxiety, as Sec 2 IP students struggle to keep up with the new Sec 2 IP syllabus.

As such, students will thus require a lot of adjustment and time in order to adjust to their new lifestyles in Sec 2 IP. However, this transition can be made smoother through engaging a Committed and Experienced secondary Sec 2 Tutor. With the guidance from the Secondary 2 IP Tutor, students will receive additional support in the form of extra materials, tips and guidance, which will definitely make their lives much easier.

Why You Should Engage A Secondary 2 IP Tutor

Benefits of Hiring Secondary School Tuition

1. Help Students Clarify Doubts

At the Sec 2 IP level, students might not be well-adjusted to the competitive Secondary School environment as well as the teaching methods of their Sec 2 IP school teachers. As such, students might not be willing to clarify any doubts with their teachers. Instead, many students may let their doubts pile up without clearing them.

However, with the help of a dedicated P2 Tutor, they will provide 100% attention and guidance to students. Students will be able to clarify their doubts or misconceptions in a private 1-1 setting.

2. Provision of Additional Revision Resources

It can be rather difficult for students or parents to source for Sec 2 IP resources on their own. These resources could include revision summary notes and additional practice papers, and are absolutely crucial to consolidate students’ learning.

Engaging an IP Home Tutor through MindFlex will provide students access to learning materials such as summary sheets or notes that will definitely aid Sec 2 IP students when they are revising for their examinations. Through this, students can thus spend more time focusing on the application of the various concepts in their questions, rather than memorising information and concepts from their notes or textbooks.

3. Gradually Ease Students into Syllabus

The Sec 2 IP Syllabus is highly rigorous and demanding. As such, many Sec 2 students tend to struggle due to the fast-paced lessons conducted in school that leave little time for students to digest and understand the concepts and information taught.

With the help of MindFlex’s Top Sec 2 IP Tutors, students will be able to have an easier time assimilating into the Sec 2 IP culture and syllabus, as the Tutor will be available to provide dedicated guidance and help whenever the student runs into difficulties. The Sec 2 IP Tutor will also provide students with curated assignments and in-class practice questions in order to ease them into the syllabus.

4. Make Full Use of After-School Time

In Singapore, many Sec 2 IP students have extremely packed timetables due to their supplementary lessons that take place after curriculum hours, as well as their Co-Curricular Activities (CCA). As such, students may be too drained and exhausted to focus properly on their schoolwork and revision after their curriculum hours.

That is why MindFlex recommends engaging a Top Sec 2 IP Tutor to help your child make proper use of their after-school hours. The extra lessons every week will definitely be spent fruitfully clarifying doubts and revising content.

What To Look For in A Secondary 2 IP Tutor

Strong Testimonial Base

Naturally, the Top Sec 2 IP Tutors with years of experience teaching IP students will have a strong testimonial base that proves their abilities in teaching. Through looking through tutor’ testimonials, you can also find out more about the strengths of these tutors and gauge if they are the right fit for your child.

Here at MindFlex, we understand the struggles of parents in finding a suitable and capable IP Tutor for their child. That is why we encourage you to select your child’s Sec 2 Tutor by looking through tutors’ testimonials!

Patience in Teaching

It is not easy to teach Sec 2 IP Tuition, as tutors have to struggle to get their attention as well as to get them to listen and pay attention. This is especially so since many Sec 2 IP Students will be rather distracted with their CCAs and other commitments. Hence, it is important to engage a Sec 2 IP Tutor that is patient enough to continuously engage them.

The patience of the tutor may prove to be difficult to judge immediately. As such, it might be useful to request for a trial lesson, and through the trial lesson, you may then sit in and observe how the Sec 2 IP Tutor handles the child during the entirety of the lesson.

Commitment

It is of the utmost importance to select a Sec 2 IP Tutor that is highly committed, both to teaching and to your child’s schedule. When you engage a dedicated and highly committed tutor, you can be more assured of their dedication to teaching your child. This will also make you more confident that your child does well under the tutor’s guidance.

Moreover, if you are intending for your child to be taught by the Tutor on a long-term basis, it will definitely be beneficial to check with them to see if they are willing to follow up teaching the student as they progress in school, and even up to the A Levels or IBDP.

Ability To Provide Additional Revision Materials and Resources

At Sec 2 IP level, it is probably difficult to find reliable and recent resources for your child. Moreover, the IP being a less commonly-taken route, there is likely to be even fewer resources available online. Hence, by choosing a Sec 2 IP Tutor that is able to provide additional resources, you can save time on hunting for resources!

The ability to provide additional resources also means that the tutor has spent time and effort curating these resources – an important indication of their commitment and dedication to teaching Sec 2 IP Tuition. Hence, when searching for a Sec 2 IP Tutor, it would be great to look out for tutors who are able to provide their own self-collated resources.

Testimonials from Secondary 2 IP Students

Thank you Mr Tan for helping me so much with my Maths! I used to hate Maths in Sec 1, but ever since Mr Tan started teaching me in February, I even found myself looking forward to our classes. I also complete my school homework ahead of time during his classes, and I am so much less stressed out now!

Sheryl Tang
Sec 2 IP Student from Singapore Chinese Girls’ School

My Secondary 1 English tutor has really helped in improving my English subject. Mrs Lim’s patience and understanding has helped me understand the key points I needed to have in my Composition writing skills. Her lessons are informative and well-structured. Any questions that I have will always be thoroughly answered!

Lucas Tay
Sec 2 IP Student from Dunman High School

My tutor, Mr Lee, has helped me to improve my grades from a B4 to an A2 in less than half a year! Thanks to Mr Lee’s tireless support and endless encouragement, I am now much more confident in myself. I even speak up in class much more often!

Samantha Yap
Sec 2 IP Student from Cedar Girls’ Sec

Thank you Mr Kang for helping me to pull up my grades. I was struggling so much in IP even though I am only Sec 2, and was so demoralised. Thanks to Mr Kang’s help, my stress levels have gone down, knowing that I have someone to guide me in my studies!

Tan Ying Wen
Sec 2 IP Student from Edgefield Sec

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MindFlex Is The Best Secondary School Home Tuition Agency in Singapore

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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.