7 (Mainly) Academic Programmes For A Headstart in 2021

Submitted by Advertiser KiasuParent

As the countdown to the new school year begins, which academic subject do you think your child will need extra help in? Whether you’re looking to brush up your primary school child’s languages, or aim for better scores in the O Levels, here are some recommended tuition centres that you can check out. We’ve even included a music programme for your younger ones – just as a reminder that non-examinable subjects are equally important for your child’s holistic development from a young age.   


Best Physics Tuition TM
Physics classes for A-level, O-level and IP students

Best Physics TuitionTM is an education centre that focuses exclusively on Physics tuition for A-level, O-level and IP students. It was founded by Mr Tony Chee, an ex-MOE school teacher with probably the most established credentials in the area of Physics education. He obtained his First Class Honours degree from United Kingdom with PSC government scholarship and has won several MOE teaching awards. An author of Physics guidebooks and Ten-Year-Series, Mr Tony Chee was featured by The Straits Times as a “Super Tutor”.

Best Physics TuitionTM offers unique programmes which have helped numerous students regain their confidence in Physics and scored distinctions at their national examinations. Get 10% discount off 1st month fees!

  • Number of sessions: Weekly
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Fees: $300 to $450 per 4 lessons
  • Time: Weekdays 5pm to 9.30pm, Weekends 10am to 7.30pm
  • Branches: Bukit Timah Shopping Centre, Waterloo Centre

Details: www.BestPhysicsTuition.com.sg
Programme schedule: www.BestPhysicsTuition.com/programmes/


Music for Young Children

Music for Young Children (MYC) does not only make learning fun for kids, many parents believe that the MYC programme is the best and most comprehensive way to introduce children to the amazing world of piano, musicianship and music! 

Since 1980, MYC from Canada has been among the world’s leading music-learning systems.  Designed for young children aged 2 to 12, MYC is the only child-centred programme to integrate keyboard, singing, ear training, sight-reading, solfege, creative movement, rhythm, music theory and music composition. The result is a music programme that provides a broader foundation than beginner private piano lessons. Graduates of MYC Programmes have proven outstanding track record in conservatory examination. They are well prepared for early intermediate piano studies and other instruments.

There are 11 MYC studios located conveniently at your vicinity where you can enrol.  Enjoy waiver of the registration fee for enrolment by 31 January 2021, subject to terms and conditions. Visit your nearest MYC studios (http://www.mycsingapore.com.sg/myc-location) to register now! 

Terms & Conditions of Registration Fee Waiver:

  1. This waiver is not valid with other promotions or any other discounts.
  2. The waiver is not applicable to existing MYC parents.
  3. The waiver is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-exchangeable for cash.
  4. To enjoy the waiver, please quote “KiasuParents” and a commitment of deposit fee is required by 31 January 2021.
  5. The committed deposit fee is non-transferable and non-refundable.
  6. MYC reserves the right to change the terms and conditions or cancel any promotions at any time without notice.

Programmes offered vary for each studio. Please contact the respective studio for further details or find out more at www.mycsingapore.com.sg


Zhou’s Academic Studio
Chinese Enrichment in Compo, Compre and Oral (P1 to Sec 4)

This course strictly follows MOE’s latest syllabus, offering comprehensive learning and practices for students to strengthen grammar and comprehension techniques. Students who have attended Zhou’s Academic Studio love their composition and oral classes, as they are able to apply what they learn in tests.

At Zhou’s Academic Studio, getting 1 to 2 grade jumps in the new grading system can be easily achieved with their results-proven teaching pedagogy and dedicated teachers. Thousands of students have benefited and shown improvement in 3 to 6 months and almost 90% of their P6 students have been achieving A or A star in PSLE Chinese in the past years.

Sign up by 15 Jan 20201 for free trial class (for first-time new students), and upon registration by 30 Jan 2020, get $50 discount. (*Terms and conditions apply.)

Branches: 1 Goldhill Plaza, #03-03 and Beauty World #02-10

More information: https://www.facebook.com/zhousacademicstudio


British Council
English courses for young learners

Book your preferred class for British Council’s 2021 English enrichment courses and prepare your child to learn with confidence. Aligned to the Ministry of Education’s syllabus, British Council’s internally qualified and experienced teachers use a systematic approach to build your child’s communication skills and confidence to achieve academic and exam success. Your child will be equipped with life skills such as creative and critical thinking skills, and wider world knowledge.

British Council provides a safe, supportive and dynamic environment to help your child succeed at every stage of their academic journey whilst developing the essential 21st century skills and proficiencies to be able to thrive in the fast-changing world.

Register for 2021 Semester 1 now!

More information: https://www.britishcouncil.sg/kspyl


Future Achievers Hub
econdary Maths and Physics Classes

Specialising in Secondary Math and Physics, and with more than 8 years of experience, Future Achievers’ coaches are able to immediately identify misconceptions and weaknesses, and help develop critical thinking skills in students. Having students understand where their problem lies allows them to bring home more than just memory work.

Classes are conducted in small groups to develop a comfortable learning environment, allowing Future Achievers’ coaches to effectively target and create customised strategies for maximum improvement.

“Miss Amelia is kind and caring and helped me score an A in my O levels! I did not believe in myself but Miss Amelia went through my misconceptions and A Math became my best subject after i started tuition with Miss Amelia! Thank you so much!” – Testimonial by Zi Ying, Temasek Secondary

Not sure which method is best to boost your child’s grades? There’s no better way to know what your child needs than a 1 to 1 consultation!

Go down for a trial class and free consultation at no extra cost! Sign up now and enjoy 50% off the first 4 classes!

  • Number of sessions: Weekly classes
  • Duration : 2 hours
  • Fee : $260 / 4 sessions (Inclusive of 1 free trial class and monthly 1-to-1 consultation)
  • Dates: 19 Dec – 31 Jan, Maths (Sat), Physics (Sat / Sun)
  • Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
  • Venue: 300 Tampines Avenue 5 #07-02 NTUC Tampines Junction, Singapore 529653 (Opposite Tampines Hub)

More information: https://www.futureachievers.com.sg/courses


S.A.M Thinking Math and S.A.E Phonics & English
(For children aged 4–12 years old)

S.A.M Thinking Math programme helps children develop math mastery, thinking and problem-solving skills through interest and understanding instead of rote memorisation and drilling, with an emphasis on conceptual learning and explicit teaching of problem-solving heuristics and process.

S.A.E Phonics & English programme uses a structured phonics approach and an integrated literacy skills curriculum to help children read fluently and write confidently, with carefully structured modules that teach, consolidate and strengthen literacy skills at increasingly complex standards of English.

These programmes use the two-pillared approach of classroom engagement and worksheet reinforcement with coaching, hands-on activities, guided and independent practice. An individualised learning plan is prescribed to suit each child’s level and pace, with a low teacher-to-student ratio.

Seriously Addictive Mathematics (S.A.M) is the world’s largest Singapore Math enrichment program with more than 200 centres in 20 countries. Since 2010, multi-award-winning S.A.M has helped children aged 4­–12 years old learn, enjoy and excel in math and English, and develop confidence and independence to succeed in school and beyond.

Class Details: Weekly 1-hour, 1.5-hour or 2-hour lessons

Available at 10 locations: Bukit Timah Plaza, Downtown East, Jurong East Central, Orchard, Pandan Valley, Parkway Centre, Serangoon, Tampines, Toa Payoh, Yishun. See full addresses at https://seriouslyaddictivemaths.com.sg/singapore.

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Kent Ridge Education Hub (KRTC)
2021 Academic Year Program

KRTC provides a wide range of academic and enrichment programmes for various groups ranging from 1.5 to 18 years old. KRTC centres are all conveniently located near MRT/bus interchanges.

Find out how their classes are different and how they help students not only to accelerate in learning better but to achieve the grades that they aim for.

Why parents choose KRTC:

  • Over 90% of KRTC’s students experience great improvement in their results
  • Engaging lessons where students are never bored
  • Great environment for students to thrive together
  • Cultivates students to have a positive attitude toward their goals
  • Individual coaching method by full-time tutors
  • Online and onsite classes available

Available locations: Ang Mo Kio/Bedok/Bukit Batok/Choa Chu Kang/Clementi/HarbourFront/Jurong West/Kovan/Midtown/ Sengkang/Sun Plaza/Simei/Serangoon/Toa Payoh/Tampines/Tiong Bahru/Woodlands

Sign up or find out more : https://tuition.krtc.com.sg/
Website : http://krtc.com.sg/
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/KRTCKentRidgeEducation



Mon 14/12/2020