Predicting A Level Math Topics? An Analysis of RI Prelim Paper
“This topic will definitely come out in the exam! You better study or you’ll regret it.” How many times have you heard this? It’s true, teachers don’t usually encourage students to spot topics for the exams. When you study only selected topics, you take a big risk in forgoing your marks in other questions. However, [...]
What’s All The Fuss About Tough PSLE Math Questions?
Over the last week, a certain ‘Helen’ and ‘Ivan’ had become overnight stars and ultimate meme material in Singapore. For what, exactly? For measuring the weight of their coins, apparently. The math problem that features Helen, Ivan, and their coins triggered a national outcry for its seeming difficulty, and has now gone viral and even [...]
Top IB Schools in Singapore: Which is Best for You?
Are you a parent in Singapore sourcing for alternative pathways for your child’s education? Most people in Singapore consider the conventional pathways after secondary school to be either JC or polytechnic, in which JC leads to the GCE A Levels, and polytechnic leads to the attainment of a diploma certification. However, the educational pathways have [...]
The IB Subject Combinations And Scoring System Explained
As a parent considering the IB pathway for your child, or a student choosing between IB and the A Levels, there’s naturally a lot to research on regarding the two academic programmes and exams. Aside from looking at how well-regarded the qualifications are and what options of schools there are, what many students will be [...]
Future Academy Named a Top Tuition Centre by Best in Singapore!
Last month, we received wonderful news that Future Academy has been featured on Best in Singapore’s list of Best Tuition Centres in Singapore! The independent review website specialises in providing objective rankings and opinions of various services and products in Singapore, including everything from IT gadgets to medical providers. As they aim to publish unbiased [...]
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Your One-Stop Guide to IB Entry Requirements to S’pore Unis
One of the biggest uncertainties that IB takers and graduates have is: How do I know if I have a chance at getting into the uni course I want? In Singapore, universities like NUS and NTU usually publish what is called Indicative Grade Profiles (IGP), which show the scores of the 90th percentile and 10th [...]
Should My Child Take The IB? A Look At IB And Standards In SG
To take A Levels or IB, that is the question. You may need to make that decision earlier than you expect – especially if you are considering (or have applied) to IP schools that offer either programme. While the A Levels might seem like the more ‘default’ choice in Singapore, IB has also picked up [...]
Remember These Tips For An Easier Time Doing Trigonometry
Trigo. TOA, CAH, SOH. Easy peasy, right? Trigonometry is one of the big topics in mathematics in secondary school and JC. But to a student encountering these foreign terms for the first time, it can take some getting used to. So, we’ve prepared some helpful tips to help you out with the fundamentals of trigonometry! [...]
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Stressful Exam Periods: How Not To Neglect Mental Health
It’s one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year as a student – exam time! Whether your child is facing their end-of-year exams (EOYs), prelims for a major exam, or the O or A levels, it’s bound to be a high-stress period for most. The pressures to get good grades and the high-paced nature [...]
Interviewed by TODAY: Ms Yvonne Chen’s Thoughts on Tuition in Singapore
Recently, we were thrilled to be interviewed by news outlet Today for their feature article! Titled “The Big Read: Singapore’s endless love affair with private tuition just got deeper with Covid-19” (14 August 2021), the article delved into the nation’s ongoing ‘obsession’ with tuition and enrichment classes, especially in the light of Covid-19 and China’s [...]