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  • Private lessons by current or ex-MOE teachers, tutors with PhD/Master’s/Bachelor’s, competent university undergraduates
  • All with 2 to over 30 years of home tutoring experience
  • We do not include non-performing private tutors in our database
  • You will receive precise, clear and professional academic guidance on how to complete your homework, projects, tests and exams

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  • Since 2012, our private tutors had taught students from each of the primary/secondary schools and junior colleges in Singapore. More than half of our students scored A’s for their school and national exams
  • We know how to teach you, so that your grades can improve within 4 lessons
  • All our pre-screened home tutors had scored A’s in the subject that they teach
  • Each of them have proven track records of improving their students’ grades

Do Not Use "Model Answers"

  • Avoid the lethal mistake of rambling completely off-point when you answer real-life exam questions that are almost NEVER the same as the questions in the “model questions” 
  • We asked 30 of our tutors who are/were senior MOE teachers to read and mark “model answers” that were purchased commercially. All of the teachers did not know the sources of the “model answers”, and close to 90% of the answers received C or B grades. You should therefore trust only your text books, and practice writing the answers either by yourself, with your parents/classmates, or with your tuition teacher
  • Hire an expert who will teach you how to write your own formidable and relevant answers

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  • We have achieved 100% success rates in matching students with their ideal tutors
  • Our tutors teach all academic levels and tracks – primary school (Gifted Education Programme), secondary school (Express, Integrated Programme and International Baccalaureate), junior college (H1, H2 and H3), as well as polytechnic and university undergraduate modules
  • Pay only for lessons conducted. There are no agency fees, no long-term contracts
  • Within 24 hours after you have told us your requirements, we will show you between 4 to 10 tutor profiles
  • Start lessons this week (or tomorrow)

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  • Learn how to tailor concise summarized notes so that you can correctly prepare effectively for tests and exams
  • The ability to write superior notes is a very important life-skill, whether you are in primary school, at university or when you have started work 
  • Improve your observation skills, so that you can crystallize and internalize what is truly important and appropriate 
  • This prevents the dangerous mistake of using irrelevant information when you answer exam questions

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  • You will practice a wide range of questions (from basic to advanced levels)
  • Any knowledge gaps that you have can therefore be quickly and properly rectified, so that you do not make the same mistakes during the exams
  • Understand more, and rote-learn less. Memorizing repetitively works only if you already accurately understand the core concepts. Otherwise, when the exam question is testing your advanced application skills, you will have great difficulty in applying the knowledge that you rote-learned when you try to respond to the question that the exam requires you to analytically answer

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Profiles of Featured Biology Tuition Teachers

Ms AC has 11 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences with 2nd Major in Biomedical Structural Biology from NTU. Ms AC taught at a tuition centre for 6 years. Her private tuition students attended St Patrick’s School, West Spring Secondary School, Serangoon Garden Secondary School, Jurong Pioneer Junior College, Dunman High School, and National Junior College.

Mr OKN has 8 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Bachelor’s in Medical Biology from NTU. Mr OKN taught at a leading tuition centre for 5 years. His private tuition students attended St. Patrick’s School, Punggol Secondary School, School of Science and Technology, Catholic Junior College, Tampines Meridian Junior College, and Anglo-Chinese Junior College.

Mr EB has 4 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Master’s in Biophysical Sciences, Computational and Structural Biology from NUS. Mr EB’s private tuition students attended Catholic High School, Dunman High School, Geylang Methodist School (Secondary), Anglo-Chinese Junior College, Tampines Meridian Junior College, and Eunoia Junior College.

Ms RCF has 16 years of Biology tuition experience. She is NIE-trained and taught at MOE schools for 12 years. Ms RCF has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences with specialisation in Molecular & Cell Biology (Honours) from NUS. Ms RCF’s private tuition students attended St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School, Montfort Secondary School, Hai Sing Catholic School, Yuan Ching Secondary School, Whitley Secondary School, and Anglo-Chinese School (Barker Road).

Mr LWS has 9 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a PhD in Biophysical Sciences from NUS. His Bachelor’s in Pharmacology was also from NUS (2nd Upper Class Honours). Mr LWS was an MOE contract teacher for 2 years. His private tuition students attended Yishun Secondary School, Anglo-Chinese School (Barker Road), CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ School Integrated Programme, Eunoia Junior College, National Junior College, and Yishun Innova Junior College.

Ms APY has 8 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences from NTU. Ms APY taught at tuition centres for 5 years. Her private tuition students attended Queensway Secondary School, Loyang View Secondary School, Raffles Institution (Secondary) Integrated Programme, Anglo-Chinese Junior College, River Valley High School, and St Andrew’s Junior College.

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Mr JGM has 11 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences with specialisation in Molecular & Cell Biology from NUS (Honours). Mr JGM taught at a tuition centre for 4 years and was an MOE contract teacher for 3 years. His private tuition students attended Zhonghua Secondary School, Xinmin Secondary School, St. Margaret’s Secondary School, Jurong Pioneer Junior College, St. Andrew’s Junior College, and Raffles Institution.

Ms BFJ has 15 years of Biology tuition experience. She has PhD in Biological Sciences Stanford University. Ms BFJ’s Bachelor’s in Biochemistry was from NUS (First Class Honours). Ms BFJ wrote the curriculum content for secondary school and junior college Biology for a leading group of tuition centres. Her private tuition students attended Tanjong Katong Girls’ School, Raffles Institution, NUS High School of Mathematics and Science, Eunoia Junior College, Catholic Junior College, and River Valley High School.

Mr KLB has 10 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Master’s in Microbiology from NTU. His Bachelor’s in Biology was from NUS (2nd Upper Class Honours). Mr KLB was the Head of Biology at a group of tuition centres where he taught for 7 years. Mr KLB’s private tuition students attended Presbyterian High School, Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary), Nanyang Girls’ High School, National Junior College (Integrated Programme), Anderson Serangoon Junior College, and Victoria Junior College.

Ms LFY has 7 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences with 2nd Major in Biomedical Structural Biology from NTU. Ms LFY taught at a tuition centre for 4 years. Her private tuition students attended Sembawang Secondary School, Ang Mo Kio Secondary School, CHIJ Katong Convent, Nanyang Junior College, Yishun Innova Junior College, and Raffles Institution.

Ms WHP has 5 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences with specialisation in Molecular & Cell Biology from NUS (First Class Honours). Ms WHP taught at a tuition centre for 2 years. Her private tuition students attended Teck Whye Secondary School, St. Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School, Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary), Yishun Innova Junior College, Dunman High School, and River Valley High School.

Mr TTF has 7 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences with specialisation in Biomedical Science from NUS (2nd Upper Class Honours). Mr TTF was an MOE contract teacher at a top school for 2 years. His private tuition students attended St. Hilda’s Secondary School, Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary), Crescent Girls’ School, Catholic Junior College, River Valley High School, and Dunman High School.

Mr HHA has 13 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Master’s in Biophysical Sciences, Computational and Structural Biology from NUS, and a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences with Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology (First Class Honours) from NTU. Mr HHA wrote the secondary school and junior college curriculum content for a leading group of tuition centres, where he taught for 8 years. Mr HHA’s private tuition students attended Nan Hua High School, CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ School, Nanyang Girls’ High School Integrated Programme, St Andrew’s Junior College, Raffles Institution, and Eunoia Junior College.

Ms GT has 8 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry from NUS. Ms GT taught at a tuition centre for 5 years. Her private tuition students attended Punggol Secondary School, Marsiling Secondary School, Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary), Tampines Meridian Junior College, River Valley High School, and Yishun Innova Junior College.

Ms YSF has 18 years of Biology tuition experience. She is NIE-trained and taught at MOE schools for 11 years. Ms YSF has a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences with 2nd major in Biomedical Structural Biology from NTU. Ms YSF’s private tuition students attended Victoria School (Integrated Programme), Temasek Junior College (Integrated Programme), St. Joseph’s Institution, Regent Secondary School, Northbrooks Secondary School, Greendale Secondary School, and Crescent Girls’ School.

Mr YHI has 5 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry from NUS. His private tuition students attended Tampines Secondary School, Victoria School, Yuying Secondary School, Anderson Serangoon Junior College, National Junior College, and Temasek Junior College.

Ms PCT has 7 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from NTU (Honours). She taught at a tuition centre for 2 years. Ms PCT’s private tuition students attended Crescent Girls’ School, Bedok South Secondary School, Anglican High School, Tampines Meridian Junior College, Anderson Serangoon Junior College, and River Valley High School.

Ms EKY has 9 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Master’s in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology from NUS. Her Bachelor’s in Computational Biology was from NUS (First Class Honours). Ms EKY’s private tuition students attended Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary), Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, Hwa Chong Institution (Integrated Programme), Anglo-Chinese Junior College, Victoria Junior College, and National Junior College.

Ms HSE has 13 years of Biology tuition experience. She is NIE-trained and taught at junior colleges for 11 years. Ms HSE has a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry from NUS (2nd Upper Class Honours). Her private tuition students attended Eunoia Junior College, Nanyang Junior College, Jurong Pioneer Junior College, Temasek Junior College, Anderson Serangoon Junior College, and Hwa Chong Institution.

Ms YWM has 6 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry from NUS (Honours). Ms YWM was an MOE contract teacher for 1 year. Her private tuition students attended Peicai Secondary School, Anderson Secondary School, Tanjong Katong Girls’ School, Catholic High School Integrated Programme, Catholic Junior College, and St Andrew’s Junior College.

Mr CKF has 4 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences from NUS. Mr CKF taught at a tuition centre for 2 years. His private tuition students attended Clementi Town Secondary School, CHIJ St Joseph’s Convent, Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), Jurong Pioneer Junior College, Nanyang Junior College, and St. Andrew’s Junior College.

Ms PHS has 16 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a PhD in Cellular Microbiology from Cornell University. Ms PHS’s Bachelor’s in Life Sciences with specialisation in Biomedical Science was from NUS (First Class Honours). Her private tuition students attended NUS High School of Mathematics and Science, Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary), Cedar Girls’ Secondary School Integrated Programme, Victoria Junior College, River Valley High School, and National Junior College.

Mr CYR has 8 years of Biology tuition experience. He is NIE-trained and taught at junior colleges for 8 years. Mr CYR has a Bachelor’s in Medical Biology from NTU (Honours). His private tuition students attended Anglo-Chinese Junior College, Jurong Pioneer Junior College, St Andrew’s Junior College, Temasek Junior College, Yishun Innova Junior College, and Raffles Institution.

Ms TYY has 8 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from NTU. Ms TTY was an MOE contract teacher for 2 years. Her private tuition students attended Sembawang Secondary School, Pasir Ris Crest Secondary School, Maris Stella High School, Catholic Junior College, Jurong Pioneer Junior College, and St Andrew’s Junior College.

Ms NPH has 7 years of Biology tuition experience. Ms NPH has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences from NUS (Honours). She taught at a tuition centre for 3 years and was an MOE contract teacher for 2 years. Ms NPH’s private tuition students attended Riverside Secondary School, Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), CHIJ St Theresa’s Convent, Eunoia Junior College, Nanyang Junior College, and Jurong Pioneer Junior College.

Mr GWE has 9 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a PhD in Biology from the University of Wisconsin. His Bachelor’s in Microbiology and Immunology was from NUS (First Class Honours). Mr GWE was a contract teacher at a top junior college for 2 years. His private tuition students attended Hwa Chong Institution (Integrated Programme), Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary), Cedar Girls’ Secondary School, Eunoia Junior College, Victoria Junior College, and National Junior College.

Mr FNR has 4 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from NTU. His private tuition students attended Deyi Secondary School, Jurongville Secondary School, CHIJ Katong Convent, Dunman High School Integrated Programme, Nanyang Junior College, and Jurong Pioneer Junior College.

Ms WKE has 5 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences from NTU. Ms WKE was an MOE contract teacher for 2 years. Her private tuition students attended Ngee Ann Secondary School, Swiss Cottage Secondary School, Kent Ridge Secondary School, Anderson Serangoon Junior College, Hwa Chong Institution, and St Andrew’s Junior College.

Mr TBJ has 12 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Master’s in Biophysics from NTU. Mr TBJ has a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry from NUS (2nd Upper Class Honours). He was the Head of Science at a leading group of tuition centres. Mr TPJ’s private tuition students attended St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School, Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary) Integrated Programme, Nan Chiau High School, Anglo-Chinese Junior College, Raffles Institution, and National Junior College.

Ms CCY has 17 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Master’s in Biophysical Sciences, Computational and Structural Biology from NUS. Her Bachelor’s in Biochemistry was from NUS (2nd Upper Class Honours). Ms CCY’s private tuition students attended Catholic High School Integrated Programme, CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ School Integrated Programme, Woodlands Ring Secondary School, Catholic Junior College, Hwa Chong Institution, and River Valley High School.

Mr AKR has 15 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences with specialisation in Molecular & Cell Biology from NUS (Honours). Mr AKR wrote the junior college content curriculum for a group of tuition centres, where he taught for 8 years. His private tuition students attended Anderson Serangoon Junior College, Tampines Meridian Junior College, National Junior College, Dunman High School, Anglo-Chinese Junior College, and Temasek Junior College.

Mr DE has 12 years of Biology tuition experience. He is NIE-trained, and taught at an MOE school for 5 years. Mr DE has a Bachelor’s in Medical Biology from NTU (Honours). Mr DE’s private tuition students attended Montfort Secondary School, Hai Sing Catholic School, CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh), Yishun Town Secondary School, Unity Secondary School, and Cedar Girls’ Secondary School Integrated Programme.

Mr FSB has 6 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences from NTU. Mr FSB taught at a tuition centre for 3 years. Mr FSB’s private tuition students attended Xinmin Secondary School, Springfield Secondary School, Regent Secondary School, Anglo-Chinese Junior College, Eunoia Junior College, and Victoria Junior College.

Ms LLJ has 8 years of Biology tuition experience. She is NIE-trained and taught at MOE schools for 5 years. Ms LLJ has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences from NTU (Honours). Ms LLJ’s private tuition students attended Zhonghua Secondary School, Hwa Chong Institution Integrated Programme, Westwood Secondary School, Orchid Park Secondary School, Geylang Methodist School (Secondary), and St Andrew’s Secondary School.

Mr YM has 4 years of Biology tuition experience. He has a Bachelor’s in Life Sciences from NUS (First Class Honours). Mr YM was an MOE relief teacher for 1 year. His private tuition students attended Singapore Chinese Girls’ Secondary School, Damai Secondary School, Fuhua Secondary School, Tampines Meridian Junior College, Raffles Institution, and Jurong Pioneer Junior College.

Ms UT has 7 years of Biology tuition experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry from NUS (First Class Honours). Ms UT was an MOE contract teacher for 1 year. Her private tuition students attended Dunman High School Integrated Programme, Tampines Secondary School, Hillgrove Secondary School, Catholic Junior College, Jurong Pioneer Junior College, and Victoria Junior College.

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Your Biology tuition teacher will clearly explain to you:

  • Cell Structure and Organisation
  • Movement of Substances
  • Biological Molecules
  • Nutrition in Humans
  • Nutrition in Plants
  • Transport in Flowering Plants
  • Transport in Humans
  • Respiration in Humans
  • Plant and Animal Cells
  • Specialised Cells, Tissues and Organs
  • Identify cell structures (including organelles) of typical plant and animal cells from diagrams, photomicrographs and as seen under the light microscope using prepared slides and fresh material treated with an appropriate temporary staining technique
  • Chloroplasts
  • Cell surface membrane
  • Ribosomes
  • Compare the structure of typical animal and plant cells
  • Absorption – root hair cells
  • Conduction and support – xylem
  • Transport of oxygen – red blood cells
  • Differentiate cell, tissue, organ and organ system
  • Movement of Substances
  • Diffusion
  • Water and Living Organisms
  • Carbohydrates, Fats and Proteins
  • Enzymes
  • The roles of water in living organisms
  • The chemical elements which make up carbohydrates, fats, proteins
  • Starch (iodine in potassium iodide solution)
  • Reducing sugars (Benedict’s solution)
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  • Protein (biuret test)
  • Human Alimentary Canal
  • Chemical Digestion
  • Absorption and Assimilation
  • Learning Outcomes
  • The functions of main regions of the alimentary canal and the associated organs: mouth, salivary glands, oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, gall bladder, liver, ileum, colon, rectum, anus, in relation to ingestion, digestion, absorption, assimilation and egestion of food
  • The role of the liver in
  • Carbohydrate metabolism
  • Fat digestion
  • Breakdown of red blood cells
  • Metabolism of amino acids and the formation of urea
  • Breakdown of alcohol
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol: reduced self-control, depressant, effect on reaction times, damage to liver and social implications
  • Vascular bundles in transport
  • The equation, in words and symbols, for photosynthesis
  • The intake of carbon dioxide and water by plants
  • Chlorophyll traps light energy and converts it into chemical energy for the formation of carbohydrates and their subsequent uses
  • Th effects of varying light intensity, carbon dioxide concentration and
  • temperature on the rate of photosynthesis (e.g. in submerged aquatic plant)
  • Light intensity, carbon dioxide concentration and temperature
  • The movement of water between plant cells, and between them and the environment in terms of water potential
  • The pathway by which water is transported from the roots to the leaves through the xylem vessels
  • Transpiration and explain that transpiration is a consequence of gaseous exchange in plants
  • The electromagnetic spectrum
  • Energy changes (potential energy, activation energy, chemical bond energy)
  • Molecules, atoms, ions, electrons
  • Acids, bases, pH, buffers
  • Isotopes, including radioactive isotopes
  • Oxidation and reduction
  • Hydrolysis, condensation
  • The Cell and Biomolecules of Life
  • Genetics and Inheritance
  • Energy and Equilibrium
  • Biological Evolution.
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Impact of Climate Change on Animals and Plants.
  • Linkage and crossing-over
  • Interaction between loci
  • The effect of genotype and environment on the phenotype
  • Bacteriophages that reproduce via a lytic cycle only, including T4 phage
  • Bacteriophages that reproduce via lytic and lysogenic cycles, including lambda phage
  • Enveloped viruses, including influenza virus
  • Retroviruses, including HIV
  • Excretion in Humans
  • Homeostasis
  • Co-ordination and Response in Humans
  • Reproduction
  • Cell Division
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Inheritance
  • Organisms and their Environment
  • Cell wall
  • Cytoplasm
  • Cell vacuoles (large, sap-filled in plant cells, small, temporary in animal cells)
  • Nucleus
  • Endoplasmic reticulum
  • Mitochondria
  • Golgi body
  • Osmosis
  • Active Transport
  • Define osmosis and describe the effects of osmosis on plant and animal tissues
  • Define active transport and discuss its importance as an energy-consuming process by which substances are transported against a concentration gradient, as in ion uptake by root hairs and uptake of glucose by cells in the villi
  • Fats (ethanol emulsion)
  • Glycogen from glucose
  • Polypeptides and proteins from amino acids
  • Lipids such as fats from glycerol and fatty acids
  • Enzyme action in terms of the ‘lock and key’ hypothesis
  • The mode of action of enzymes in terms of an active site, enzyme-substrate complex, lowering of activation energy and enzyme specificity
  • Temperature and pH effect on the rate of enzyme catalysed reactions
  • Peristalsis in terms of rhythmic wave-like contractions of the muscles to mix and propel the contents of the alimentary canal
  • The functions of enzymes (e.g. amylase, maltase, protease, lipase) in digestion, listing the substrates and end-products
  • The structure of a villus and its role, including the role of capillaries and lacteals in absorption
  • The function of the hepatic portal vein as the transport of blood rich in absorbed nutrients from the small intestine to the liver
  • Leaf Structure
  • Photosynthesis
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Identify and label the cellular and tissue structure of a dicotyledonous leaf, as seen in transverse section using the light microscope and describe the significance of these features in terms of their functions
  • Distribution of chloroplasts in photosynthesis
  • Stomata and mesophyll cells in gaseous exchange
  • Transport in Flowering Plants
  • Water and Ion Uptake
  • Transpiration and Translocation
  • Identify the position of the functions of xylem vessels, phloem (sieve tube elements and companion cells) in sections of a herbaceous dicotyledonous leaf and stem, using the light microscope
  • Relate the structure and functions of root hairs to their surface area, and to water and ion uptake
  • The effects of variation of air movement, temperature, humidity and light intensity on transpiration rate
  • How wilting occurs
  • Translocation as the transport of food in the phloem tissue and illustrate the
  • process through translocation studies
  • Human Circulatory System
  • Identify the main blood vessels to and from the heart, lungs, liver and kidney
  • DNA – structure and function
  • Central Dogma – DNA to RNA, RNA to protein
  • The structure of eukaryotic chromatin
  • The genetics of viruses
  • The genetics of bacteria
  • Genome organisation at the DNA level
  • Control of gene expression
  • DNA analysis and genomics
  • Mutations
  • Replication and division of nuclei and cells
  • Understanding of chromosome number and variation
  • Effect of meiosis on chromosome number and variation
  • The molecular biology of cancer
  • The passage of information from parents to offspring
  • Genotypes and phenotypes
  • Dihybrid crosses

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