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Importance of Primary 4 Science Tuition

In Primary 4, topics such as Diversity, Interactions, Cycles and Energy will be covered so that these knowledge can be further explored in more advanced levels later on. To ensure that students have a strong foundational grasp of these topics, it is important for them to have consistent practice and revision. With the top 10 tips on how to study smarter and not longer, students will be able to make use of the advice provided to have a more effective and production revision session.

Before advancing to P5 Science, it is crucial for students to have a good understanding in the basic concepts before they are able to comprehend topics that are of a higher level. Adopting the advice that was provided, students can ensure that they have a better understanding of what they have been learning and equipped with the important foundational knowledge needed to excel in Primary Science.

At Primary 4 level, students may face the increasing difficulty of the subject as the teachers prepare them to enter Primary 5. Our P4 Science Tutors understands and recognises the challenges that the students face in scoring well for their examination. Fret not, with many years of experience, our tutors are highly skilled in providing the necessary aid that will help students in doing well for the Science subject.

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How Much Does Primary 4 Science Tuition Cost

The average rate for P4 Science Tuition in MindFlex varies greatly based on the types of tutors the students engage with – Part-Time Tutor, Full-Time Tutor and Ex/Current MOE Teacher. Besides, the duration of each lesson plays a role as well in the total cost of hiring a private tutor for P4 Science Tuition. In MindFlex, the tuition rates for P4 Science Tuition range from $30/Hr to $70/Hr. However, in tuition centres, with differing quality of the services as well as its reputation, the rates for P4 Science Tuition varies. In general, the lessons in tuition centres can cost an estimate of more than $400 a month.

Part-Time
Tutors

Full-Time
Tutors

Ex/Current

MOE Teachers

P1

$25-$30/h

$35-$40/h

$50-$60/h

P2

$25-$30/h

$35-$40/h

$50-$60/h

P3

$25-$30/h

$35-$40/h

$50-$60/h

P4

$25-$35/h

$35-$45/h

$50-$65/h

P5

$30-$35/h

$40-$45/h

$50-$70/h

P6

$30-$35/h

$40-$45/h

$50-$70/h

Challenges Faced While Learning Science

Outline of Primary 4 Science Tuition

  • Knowing All About Lights and Shadows
  • Understanding the Life Cycles of Animals and Plants
  • Strong Ability in Explaining the 3 States of Matter
  • Learning about Heat and Energy
  • Knowing the Reproductive System of both Humans and Plants
  • Analysing the Characteristics and Impact on the Environment

Challenges Faced By Primary 4 Science Students

Difficulty in coping with Primary 4 Science

Compared to other subjects, P4 Science can be a rather stressful subject. To some students, Primary 4 Science is a subject that is interesting and fun to learn, however, to a handful it may seem like a challenging and demanding subject. Being a subject that is full of facts and knowledge, students may have trouble keeping up with the syllabus.

Primary 4 Science uses a very broad base of knowledge of interactions in our environment which enlightens the young ones with a keen exploratory mind. The study of Primary Science is inescapable and is also very relevant in our daily lives. Hence, with MindFlex’s Primary 4 Science Tutors, students will constantly be engaged during lessons and overcome their fear of Science.

Lack of interest in the subject

Students in general have curious minds that are usually seeking to learn new things and Primary Science is the perfect subject that can serve as a knowledge bank for the students. However, Primary 4 Science can be a tedious and hard to understand subject for many students if their doubts are not clarified. When students are unable to understand certain topics or concepts in Primary 4 Science, they would eventually lose the confidence in doing well for any upcoming tests or examinations.

As such, the situation may eventually lead to them losing interest in the subject due to the struggle they have been dealing with. Hence, it is important to ensure that students get the necessary help they need in order to comprehend the subject well. This would provide them a sense of motivation to do well in their studies.

Inability to ask questions

One reason why students are unable to do well in Primary 4 Science is due to the lack of understanding in the subject itself. Students tend to feel shy or afraid to ask questions due to the fear of judgements from their peers in class. This leads to an accumulation of doubts which is not beneficial if students are aiming to do well in their academics.

Our Primary 4 Science Tutors in MindFlex will encourage students to use the time to clarify as many doubts as they can to enrich their learning. Immediate feedback and answers to their questions will be provided to the students so that any issues that they face in Primary 4 Science can be resolved quickly.

Poor Time Management

One common struggle that students face is the inability to complete their paper during tests or exams. During tests or exams, students are usually unable to complete their papers on time due to spending too much time developing answers and reading the questions.

Hence, having a lot of practice beforehand is very crucial in building the students’ confidence. With MindFlex’s Primary 4 Science Tutors, students are assured to have sufficient practice so that they are better able to complete any Science exam paper on time. In addition, our tutors will provide students with useful additional resources that will aid in their knowledge for Primary Science.

Why You Should Engage A Primary 4 Science Tutor

Benefits of Hiring Science Tuition

1. Help Students with Tough Concepts

For students who aren’t given the correct guidance and resources, they might find it hard to grasp tough concepts, especially at such a young age. With continued uncertainty in Science concepts, it will definitely take a toll on the young student’s motivation to learn Science.

With a Primary 4 Science Tutor, however, students will receive additional guidance from a mentor, allowing them to get their doubts clarified. The tutor will also be able to work on the student’s weaknesses, allowing them to grasp tough concepts more easily.

2. Build Strong Foundation in Science

Science is an important subject, hence it is crucial for students to build a strong foundation in it. With a strong foundation, it will definitely be easier for students to do well in their Primary 4 Science, and in future, in their Secondary School Science. However, this is something most students struggle with as they are unable to find correct guidance and resources to help them solidify their Science foundation.

With a Primary 4 Science Tutor, students will be guided on the important concepts for the Primary 4 Science syllabus. Simultaneously, the tutors will work on the student’s weaknesses, allowing them to see drastic improvements in the mastery of the Science subject.

3. Instill Passion for Science

Science is an extremely interesting subject that is useful in our daily lives. By learning the various concepts and topics, such as life cycles, plants and diversity, students will then have a greater appreciation for the life around them. Learning Science also serves as a way to broaden students’ horizons.

With a Primary 4 Science Tutor, students will experience first-hand the fun that Science can bring. With carefully thought-out lesson plans and teaching methods, the Primary 4 Science Tutor will ensure that students learn not only the Science concepts, but important life skills, allowing them to gain a deeper appreciation for learning Science.

4. Reinforce Learning Done in School

Often, the teaching done in school is extremely fast-paced, resulting in students having a hard time catching up or understanding the content taught in school. If this continues snowballing, students will start to feel unmotivated and undetermined to learn.

With a good Primary 4 Science Tutor, students will be provided additional guidance. Tutors will be able to go through the content learnt in school, clarifying any doubts students might have. Through this, students will have a better grasp of the learning done in school.

What To Look For in A Primary 4 Science Tutor

Are they currently teaching/taught other Primary 4 students

It is imperative that you check if the tutor you are interested in engaging has experience in teaching other Primary 4 students. With such experience, they will then be familiar with the current P4 Science syllabus and common examination practices. It is thus important that you ensure that the tutor has been teaching students of similar levels.

MindFlex also recommends that you choose tutors who have experience in teaching P4 Science to students of similar levels or have the personal academic achievements to teach P4 Science.

Patience

It is extremely important that you engage a patient tutor who is able to explain the various P4 Science concepts in a patient manner. With a patient Science tutor, students will be more likely to clarify their doubts and misconceptions with the tutor, since they are not too daunted or intimidated to do so.

The patience of the tutor is an immensely important factor when selecting a tutor. MindFlex recommends that you engage a patient P4 Science tutor in order for your child to have a smooth Science learning journey.

Qualifications

Top P4 Science Tutors in Singapore will naturally be highly qualified and be highly-recommended. We recommend for you to check if they have been recommended by past parents or have any testimonials from parents and students, in order to gauge if the P4 Science tutor suits your child’s needs.

Oftentimes, most qualified and highly-recommended Science Tutors will have strong qualifications as well as a strong testimonial base, which can reassure you of their capability to teach your child.

Commitment

It is also very important to check if the P4 Science tutor that you select is able to commit to your time slot in the long term. This is important, as it would definitely be a pity for the tutor to build a strong rapport with your child, and then subsequently cancel future lessons due to clashes in your schedules.

Here at MindFlex, we recommend that you check with your tutor on whether they are able to commit in the long-term in order to avoid disappointment and the disruption of your child’s learning.

Testimonials from Primary 4 Students

I started lessons with my Science Tutor in P3, and I have been doing well in the subject thanks to her help. Kim makes sure that I am always ahead of what my teacher is teaching in school so that I can have more practice, so that I can do well in exams.

Nathan Leck 
P4 Student from Marsiling Pri

I like attending Science lessons with my tutor Miss Hoo as she is very helpful and will always answer my questions in Science. With her help, I managed to score better in my recent Science exam!

Shi Yun 
P4 Student from Punggol View Pri

I got Science Tuition for Amirul at the end of P3, and he has made steady improvements since. The tutor was very professional and could commit to our requirement of 2 lessons per week. During lessons, she was also well-prepared and would come with a lot of Science materials for Amirul. Amirul also thoroughly enjoys her lessons.

Hakim (Parent of Amirul)
P4 Student from Zhonghua Pri

Benjamin did poorly in his EOY examination in P3, so I decided to engage a Science Tutor from MindFlex for him. The tutor recommended to me was Miss Chia, and Benjamin enjoyed her lessons! Miss Chia’s rates were affordable too, and the results were so worth it! Benjamin did better within the first few months of lessons with her. 

Matthew Wong (Parent of Benjamin Wong) 
P4 Student from Rulang Pri

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Engage The Best Primary 4 Science Tuition in Singapore

MindFlex is home to many P4 Science Tutors in Singapore that take pride in teaching and guiding their students into achieving content mastery for the subject. Our tutors are also dedicated to ensuring that their students reach their desired grades for P4 Science, so students can be assured that they are in good hands when they engage a Science Tutor under MindFlex!

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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.