Social Studies Head Start Programme

Social Studies Head Start Programme

Acquire O-Level exam critical core answering skills for Source-Based Question (SBQ) items relating to Inference, Comparison, Usefulness, Reliability and Evaluation. Get equipped with skills to tackle Structured Response Questions (SRQ) based on the Levels of Response Marking (LORMS) taught by our MOE/NIE qualified start tutor with more than 15Y of teaching experience, Mr Noel Ong.

 

Academic Year Social Studies Head Start Programme Topics Date/ Time
Sec 3 TBA Available 1st November,
Sat 11:00-1:00 pm
Sec 4 TBA Available 1st November,
Sat 1:15-3:15 pm

Who should attend:

For Secondary 2 students who have just chosen their subject combinations and wish to gain a first preview of the Upper Secondary syllabus which await them in Secondary 3.

OR

For Secondary 3 students who have been promoted to Secondary 4 and wish to fast-track their preparation for the O-Level Exams.

Schedules

Social Studies ‘O’ Level Tuition (Sec 3 / Sec 4)

SUBJ/LEVELBranchDate & TimeTutorAvailability
English / S3MarymountSun, 1:00-3:00pmLouis KrismanAvailable
English / S4MarymountSat, 11:15-1:15pmLouis KrismanAvailable
A-Math / S3MarymountSat, 4:00-6:00pmJason NgAvailable
A-Math / S4MarymountSun, 3:30-5:30pmJason NgAvailable
E-Math / S3MarymountSat, 1:30-3:30pmZoe ChongAvailable
E-Math / S4MarymountSat, 3:45-5:45pmZoe ChongAvailable
Chem / S3MarymountMon, 5:30-7:30pmMr. OngAvailable
Chem / S4MarymountSat, 11:15-1:15pmMr. OngAvailable
Phys / S4MarymountSun, 11:15-1:15pmDr Hock K.M.Available
Phys / S3MarymountSun, 9:00-11:00amDr Hock K.M.Available
Bio / S4MarymountTBATBAAvailable
Bio/ S3MarymountTBATBAAvailable
SS / S4MarymountSun, 3:15-5:15pmNoel OngAvailable
SS / S3MarymountSun, 11:00-1:00pmNoel OngAvailable

Choose Your Levels

Social Studies Tuition for Secondary 3

Social Studies Tuition for Secondary 4

Social Studies ‘O’ Level Tuition Programme Overview

 

Social studies is a compulsory subject for humanities in secondary school and carries a equal (50%) weighting in contribution to the O Level Examination assessment format.

Drawing on aspects of society that are of meaning and interest to the students, our Social Studies Tuition programme seeks to ignite students’ curiosity to inquire into real-world issues that concern their lives. Through inquiry and authentic learning experiences, we aim to help students attain relevant knowledge and understanding about these issues, develop critical and reflective thinking skills, and appreciate multiple perspectives.

Ultimately, this programme seeks to inculcate in students a deeper understanding of the values that define the Singapore society, nurture dispositions that will inspire them to show concern for the society and the world they live in, and demonstrate empathy in their relationships with others.

Skills imparted in our programme

 

Our tuition programme curriculum content is organised around three Issues and is anchored in a set of Knowledge, Skills and Values Outcomes. The three Issues correspond to societal issues that have been shaping Singapore society and the world and were selected with these considerations in mind

1. the need to respond to the ‘new diversities’ in society.
2. the need to strengthen the heart of an economically vibrant nation.
3.  the need to grow an informed, concerned and participative citizenry.

The knowledge, skills and values acquired through a study of these Issues will enable students to enrich and deploy their competencies to respond to real world issues and in the process, strengthen their values as citizens.

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