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Secondary 2 Science Tuition:
The Best Secondary 2 Science Tutors in Singapore

Science Tutor Conducting A Lesson

Importance of Secondary 2 Science Tuition

At Secondary 2 level, students are expected to go in depth into the Science syllabus, where a lot of memorisation and understanding of concepts are needed. Students often start finding it hard to cope with all their subjects and extracurricular activities, which is when they start letting their grades slip due to the stress.

Furthermore, in Secondary 2, students are also burdened by their streaming year, where they are expected to do well in order to open up their subject combination options. If students are aiming to take Pure Sciences or even particular Science subjects in Upper Secondary, increased stress will be placed on them to do well in Secondary 2 Science.

Finding a good Secondary 2 Science Tutor will allow students to get a good grasp of the content required in the Science syllabus. With constant practice and weekly tuition lessons, students will find it easier to handle the Science content in school, allowing them to improve in no time!

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How Much Does Secondary 2 Science Tuition Cost

Under MindFlex’s Secondary 2 Science Tuition, we offer high quality tuition classes at affordable rates to ensure that every Secondary school student has an equal opportunity to take on tuition. Group tuition rates usually start from around $200-460 a month, but might be more expensive depending on the centre’s credibility and reputation. Similarly, for private 1-1 home tuition, tutors charge an average of $45-$55/hour, but rates might go higher depending on the tutor’s experience and educational qualifications.

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 Secondary 2 Science Tuition

  • Understanding Diversity of Matter by its Chemical Composition
  • Ability to Describe About the Particulate Nature of Matter
  • Being Well-Versed in the Transfer of Heat Energy and its Effects
  • Explaining the Interactions within Ecosystems
  • Identifying and Explaining about the Human Sexual Reproductive System
  • Interpreting the Ray Model of Light

Challenges Faced By Science Secondary 2 Students

Lack of Confidence in Class

At the early stages of Secondary School, many students are nervous and uncertain about asking and answering questions in class due to the fear of being judged by other classmates or teachers.

At MindFlex, our passionate and competent Secondary 2 Science Tutors will make sure to give the time, attention and resources that students need to become more certain and confident in their abilities in asking questions and acing the subject.

Time Management

Many Secondary 2 Science students face the problem of being unable to complete their Maths paper on time. This is largely due to insufficient practice and lack of exposure to the various question types, resulting in them being unaware of how to tackle the questions during examination.

With a Secondary 2 Science Tutor, however, students will be given weekly practices and exposure to other schools’ papers and past year papers to help hone their Science examination skills, allowing them to be more confident when tackling their Science examinations.

Inability to Ask Questions and Clarify Doubts

In a large class setting, students would naturally be hesitant or afraid to ask questions or clarify doubts in class. In addition, Secondary 2 students may not know how to approach their teachers for help or clarification, which thus results in an accumulation of burning questions and uncertainties that are left unanswered.

However, Secondary 2 Science students that have engaged in MindFlex’s Secondary 2 Maths Tuition in Singapore would be able to overcome this challenge as our tutors are providing their 100% attention and time to each and every of their students. Moreover, students are more likely to ask questions in 1-to-1 home tuition lessons as they do not need to be conscious about asking and answering questions when they are alone

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, Secondary 2 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 2 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.

Why You Should Engage A Secondary 2 Science Tutor

Benefits of Hiring Science Tuition

1. Clear Student’s Doubts

Given how fast paced the lessons are in Secondary 2, 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 a Secondary 2 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, Secondary 2 Science Tutors can pay closer attention in diagnosing student’s problems, and students also have more opportunities to clear their doubts.

2. Instill Passion for Learning Science

Science is an extremely interesting subject that is useful in our daily lives. By learning the various Physics, Chemistry and Biology concepts, 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 Secondary 2 Science Tutor, students will experience first-hand the fun that Science can bring. With carefully thought-out lesson plans and teaching methods, the Secondary 2 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.

3. Reinforce Learning Done in School

In school, the fast-paced lessons might render students unable to grasp all the concepts at once. Furthermore, given how big Secondary 2 classes are, students will also not get close guidance from their teachers.

Hence, in order to stay on top of the Secondary 2 syllabus, students will need to enlist the help of a Secondary 2 Science Tutor. With the help of an experienced tutor, he/she will be able to pinpoint misconceptions and mistakes, effectively helping students reinforce their learning. Furthermore, tutors can also run through the content taught in school to ensure that students fully understand the concepts.

4. Aid Students in Streaming Year

The Secondary 2 year is important for students as it is their streaming year, and students will have to pick their subject combination to be taken at N or O Levels. Hence, it is crucial for students to do well in this year to open up more subject combination options. Furthermore, students should aim to have a good grasp of all 3 Sciences taught at Secondary 2 level, so that they can make a decision of what Sciences to pursue in Secondary 3.

With a Secondary 2 Science Tutor, students will be given additional guidance in their studies and subject combination choice. Beyond just an educator, Science Tutors are a valuable resource that can provide students with opinions and advice.

What To Look For in A Secondary 2 Science Tutor

Are they currently teaching/taught other Secondary 2 students

Here at MindFlex, we recommend that you check if the tutor you are engaging has experience in teaching other Sec 2 students. With such experience, they will then be familiar with the current Sec 2 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 Sec 2 Science to students of similar levels or have the personal academic achievements to teach Sec 2 Science.

Patience

It is extremely important that you engage a patient tutor who is able to explain concepts and the various Sec 2 Science concepts in a patient manner. Under the guidance of a patient Science tutor, students will be more likely to clarify their doubts and misconceptions with the tutor, since they are not too scared to do so.

The patience of the tutor is an extremely important factor when selecting a tutor. MindFlex recommends that you engage a patient Sec 2 Science tutor in order for your child to have a smooth Science learning journey.

Qualifications

Top Sec 2 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 Sec 2 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 Sec 2 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 Secondary 2 Science Students

I always dreaded my Science lessons in school, and knew that I would do badly in my EOYs if I did not get extra help. I was also so stressed because this was my subject streaming year, and I had to do well in my EOYs to get the subject combination that I wanted. Thankfully, my tutor has been so helpful, and always gives me practice papers to complete in class so that I can have enough practice. Thanks to my tutor, I managed to score well in my Sec 2 EOY exams, and got my subject combination!

Matilda Goh 
Sec 2 Student from Anglican High Sec

At first, I dreaded Science lessons in school as I did not understand any of the content taught, and was too shy to ask my school teachers for help. With Mr Goh, I am not afraid to ask any questions, no matter how basic they are. Mr Goh will always go the extra mile to answer my questions, and will reinforce the new concepts using practice questions and exam papers. Thanks to Mr Goh, I am now much more confident in my Sec 2 Science! Thank you MindFlex for getting me such a great tutor!

Chau Ke Yi 
Sec 2 Student from Singapore Chinese Girls’ School

My Science tutor has been so effective and helpful! Mr Lim always gives me additional resources like extra notes and practice papers, which have been so helpful in my revision. I am also able to better understand the content taught in class, and I am now more confident in answering my teacher’s questions. 

Ian Tan
Sec 2 Student from Holy Innocents’ High Sec

My tutor, Mrs Tan, has been so helpful to me! She is so passionate about teaching Sec 2 Science, and will always offer extra materials like mind maps and flowcharts that she makes herself to help me with my revision! Thank you Mrs Tan for all of your guidance, and thank you MindFlex for getting me such an amazing tutor!

Isaac Chong
Sec 2 Student from Maris Stella High School

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MindFlex Is The Best Science Home Tuition Agency in Singapore

Engage The Best Secondary 2  Science Tuition in Singapore

MindFlex is home to one of the largest database of Secondary 2 Science Tutors, all of whom are highly trained and capable of helping students improve in their Science. With our Science Tutors, students will definitely have a much easier time tackling the Science syllabus in school!

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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.