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Importance of O Level Science Tuition

It is a common sight to see many O Level Science students facing immense stress and high levels of anxiety. With the O Level Examinations being a high-stakes examination that determines one’s tertiary education in the future, it is no wonder that many students feel this way.

Moreover, O Level Science entails a large amount of application and memory work. Be it Physics, Chemistry or Biology, students are required to learn and digest an overwhelming amount of content. 

As such, it would be beneficial for your child to engage a Top O Level Science Tutor. The tutor will be able to help consolidate your child’s learning on a weekly basis, as well as provide sufficient practice and exposure to various examination questions. Important O Level Examination skills such as Time Management will be taught as well, to ensure that your child is able to confidently sit for the O Level Science Examinations.

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How Much Does O Level Science Tuition Cost

The rates for MindFlex’ O Level Science Tuition depends on several factors such as the type of tutor selected and the duration of each class. However, the tuition rates generally range from $30 to $70 for 1 to 1 home tuition, depending on the qualifications of the selected tutor. Similarly, O Level Science classes at tuition centres are also offered at $190-$430/month, depending on the reputation and quality of the centre.

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 Science

Outline of O Level Science Tuition

  • Describing Relationship between Motion of Molecules and Temperature
  • Explaining the Difference between Boiling and Evaporation
  • Defining Oxidation and Reduction
  • Predicting Properties of Elements in Group I and Group VII using Periodic Table
  • Learning about Acid, Bases and Salts
  • Discussing Social, Economic and Environment Issues of Recycling Metals

Challenges Faced By O Level Science Students

Stress Sitting for O Level Examinations

Sitting for the O Levels can be an extremely daunting experience for many O Level Science students. It is a common sight to see many O Level Science students experiencing immense stress and anxiety due to the high-stakes nature of the O Level Examinations. O Level Science students are expected to digest the new content that they are being taught in school, while concurrently revising the information that they have learnt throughout the academic year. Moreover, students also have to have sufficient examination exposure and practice to ensure that they will be able to perform well in the O Level Science Examinations.

Hectic Schedules and Timetables

O Level students often have numerous after-school commitments such as their Co-Curricular Activities (CCA), as well as their after-school Supplementary classes that many schools tend to organise.

As a result, many O Level Science students are left feeling drained and exhausted after school, and may not have the time or energy to catch up on school homework or revise the O Level Science syllabus. This is likely to put immense stress and pressure on them, which would have adverse effects on their well-being in the long run.

Inability to Clarify Doubts

Some O Level students face some difficulties clarifying their doubts in class, especially if they are quiet by nature. As such, they may be afraid of being ridiculed by their peers, and as a result do not speak up in class.

At MindFlex, it is of the utmost importance that students voice out their concerns and doubts immediately in order to create a smoother learning process. Moreover, the act of speaking up in class will train O Level Science students to be better communicators later on in life. This is helpful in building up their confidence, and will serve them well in the future in the workplace.

Poor Performance in Examinations

Many O Level Science students may study hard for their various tests and examinations, but still do not end up scoring well. This is often a result of poor examination performance, meaning that the work and revision that O Level students put in does not translate into good examination results.

Here at MindFlex, we recommend that O Level Science 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 O Level Science examinations.

Why You Should Engage An O Level Science Tutor

Benefits of Hiring Science Tuition

1. Help Students Prepare for O Levels

The O Levels are an important milestone for students, as it is a determining factor of the student’s upcoming education pathway. This will definitely result in increased stress levels and anxieties as students struggle to prepare for their O Level Science examinations.

With an O Level Science Tutor, however, students can be more at ease as additional guidance will be provided to them. The tutor will be able to provide targeted practices custom fit to the student’s weaknesses, allowing them to effectively direct their time and effort to prepare for their O Levels.

2. Provide Additional Notes and Practice

Another problem faced by students is the lack of additional resources and practices, especially at O Level standard, where it becomes increasingly hard to find quality resources.

Hence, O Level Science Tutors are especially useful as they will be able to provide students with self-curated and collated study resources, past year papers and their own mindmaps or concept notes, which will definitely come in handy during students’ last minute revision.

3. Help Students Clear Doubts

Given how fast paced the lessons are in school, students might have accumulated many doubts and misconceptions, and might be too shy to clarify them in class. Furthermore, it might be difficult to seek clarification from their school teachers outside of class time.

With an O Level Science Tutor, students will be sure to have an easier time clarifying doubts! Furthermore, since Science Tuition is usually carried out in a small group/1-1 setting, O Level Science Tutors can pay closer attention in diagnosing student’s problems, and students also have more opportunities to clear their doubts.

4. 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 O Level standard when everything becomes increasingly abstract. With continued uncertainty in Science concepts, it will definitely take a toll on the student’s motivation to learn Science.

With an O Level 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.

What To Look For in An O Level Science Tutor

Currently Teaching/Taught Other O Level Students

It is imperative that you check if the tutor you are interested in engaging has experience in teaching other O Level Science students. With such experience, they will then be familiar with the current O Level 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 O Level Science to students of similar levels or have the personal academic achievements to teach O Level Science.

Commitment

It is also very important to check if the O Level 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.

Patience

It is extremely important that you engage a patient tutor who is able to explain the various O Level 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 O Level Science tutor in order for your child to have a smooth Science learning journey.

Qualifications

Top O Level 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 O Level 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.

Testimonials from O Level Science Students

My Science Tutor has taught me since I began my Secondary School studies, and has helped me improve from an E8 to an A2 in my prelims. This improvement is all thanks to her, and I am extremely grateful for her help! I am also thankful for MindFlex as well!

Amirul
O Level Student from Yishun Town Sec

My Science Tutor has been very patient and helpful. She never fails to come to lessons prepared, and will always have extra Science resources like mindmaps or extra notes to offer me. My Science Tutor also makes sure that I am prepared for each and every examination in school through giving me mock tests.

Allyn Ong
O Level Student from Queenstown Sec

I started Science Tuition in Sec 1, and my tutor, Michelle, has been very helpful. I have learnt a lot from her lessons, which are always very fun and interactive. Michelle will also always make sure to check in on me and ask how I am coping with the schoolwork. Thank you MindFlex for helping me find my tutor!

Isabelle Quek
O Level Student from CHIJ St. Joseph’s Convent

I have been doing poorly in Science ever since Sec 1, hence, I found a Science Tutor through MindFlex. The tutor, Mdm Wong, has been so helpful in my learning of Science ever since. She was patient and would help me in all my schoolwork and homework. Before exams, she will also always give me extra resources to help me.

Lee Boon Hong
O Level Student from Kent Ridge Sec

O Level Science Video Resources

MindFlex Is The Best Science Home Tuition Agency in Singapore

Engage The Best O Level Science Tuition in Singapore

The O Levels are an important milestone for every student, hence it is important to engage an O Level Science Tutor to help boost the student’s grades. With MindFlex’s experienced O Level Science Tutors, students will receive high quality education at 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
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.