English is one of the most common languages in the world. In Singapore, English is our linga franca, a common language we can work and communicate in.
Most of us have learned English since young, yet English is not a language that we all master effortlessly. In fact, most Singaporeans struggle in speaking and writing perfect English.
Your child is not an exception!
Luckily for you, there are many options for English Tuition in Singapore, including both services from tuition centres as well as private home tuition.
Parents often ask me, which options are the best for my child to improve their English language?
In this article, I will be exploring 10 best primary school English tuition in Singapore for you to make an informed choice!
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+65 6266 4475 (telephone)
+65 9014 4201 (whatsapp)
Lil’ but Mighty
Established in 2014, Lil’ but Mighty has a team of teachers that provides specialised primary and secondary English programmes and self-paced e-learning programmes. Lil but Mighty teaches with their “learn, share and replay” methodology where peer teaching and reinforce teaching are prioritised. Their unique learning methodology has garnered them improvements from many of their students! Lil’ but Mighty pride themselves in their easy-to-apply strategies that we impart to their students. Be it in writing, paper 2 components or oral, they have the relevant strategies to confidently face each component.
Clementi – Block 431 Clementi Avenue 3, #01-326, S120431
Bukit Timah – Bukit Timah Shopping Centre, 170 Upper Bukit Timah Road, #B2-02, S588179
Hougang – Block 211 Hougang Street 21, #01-305, S530211 (back entrance)
+65 8311 6157 (telephone)
The Write Connection
Since 2012, The Write Connection has employed a matchless methodology in teaching English that has earned great respect from both educators and customers. They offer exceptional learning experiences in English and writing to prepare all students for the future. The Write Connection was also awarded many accolades such as Asia Excellence Award 2014, Best preschool art enrichment excellence award and many others. They hold programmes such as Writing enrichment and Prep matters English tuition for Primary 1 to 6 and P1 preparatory classes for K2 students.
Bedok: Blk 202 Bedok North St 1, #01-487/489, S460202
Bishan: Blk 237 Bishan St 22, #B1-176, S570237
Bukit Timah: 733 Bukit Timah Rd, 2nd Avenue Junction, #02-05, S269748
Jurong: Blk 134 Jurong Gateway Rd, #02-307E, S600134
Parkway parade: 80 Marine Parade Rd #09-05/06, Parkway Parade, S449269
Punggol: Punggol Plaza, 168 Punggol Field, #04-08, S820168
Sembawang: 351 Sembawang Road, S758357
Tampines: 1 Tampines Central 5, Tampines CPF Building #03-16, S529508
Toa Payoh: 293 Toa Payoh Lorong 6, SAFRA Toa Payoh, #02-03, S319387
Woodlands: 6 Woodlands Square, Solo 2 Building, #02-11S737737
P1 Preparatory class: $48.15-$53.50 per lesson
Writing enrichment / English tuition: $64.20-$69.55 per lesson
+65 6816 0803 (telephone)
Founded by a seasoned PSLE marker and Ex-MOE HOD, Cognitus academy has a proven track record of helping their students achieve AL1 in PSLE English. Cognitus academy’s strategy focuses on developing critical reading and writing among their students. All Cognitus academy teachers have to go through an intensive 3-months teacher training programme to ensure the competencies of all teachers. Cognitus academy has programmes ranging from weekly classes to primary writing and PSLE masterclass.
1 Goldhill Plaza #03-05 Podium Block Singapore 308899
+65 8321 8252 (telephone)
The Learning Lab
For over 18 years, The Learning Lab has been helping students achieve success in school and in life by nurturing a love for learning. The learning lab does not rely on assessment books, but rather, they design their own unique and refreshing lesson materials for their lessons. The learning lab also have a stellar track record of having 86% of their students achieved A/A* in PSLE and 47% of their students have a PSLE T-score of 250 or higher.
Central: United square 101 Thomson Road, #03-03 Singapore 307591
East: 87 Marine Parade Central, #02-00 Singapore 440087
Tampines Mall 4 Tampines Central 5, #05-07 Singapore 529510
2 Tampines Central 5 Century Square #04-13 Singapore 529509
Seletar Mall 33 Sengkang West Ave #02-18 to 21 Singapore 797653
West: Rochester Mall 35 Rochester Drive, #02-26 to 35 Singapore 138639
Jem 50 Jurong Gateway Rd, #04-45 to 51 Singapore 608549
Choa Chu Kang Centre 309 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4, #05-03 Singapore 680309
Lower primary (P1-P4): $410-$422 per month
Upper primary (P5-P6): $432-$444 per month
+65 6733 8711(telephone)
AGrader Learning Centre
AGrader learning centres pride themself in helping their students achieving A/A* in PSLE with a tried and proven “Curriculum Methodology”. AGrader’s weekly tuition and enrichment classes also offer a unique “Independent Tablet Revision” programme to all AGrader’s students. Beyond weekly lessons, AGrader also offers an Everloop Improvement system to help their students achieve a higher subject mastery.
Admiralty: 31 Woodlands Avenue 6 #03-01 Singapore 738991
Ang Mo Kio: 5 Ang Mo Kio Central 2 #03-02 Singapore 569663
Bedok: 742 Bedok Reservoir Road #01-3111 Singapore 470742
Boon Lay: 60 Jurong West Central 3 #02-03 Singapore 648346
Bukit Gombak: 359 Bukit Batok Street 31 #01-397 Singapore 650359
Hougang: 809 Hougang Central #02-172 Singapore 530809
Jurong west: 6 Jurong West Avenue 1 #02-01/02/04/09 Singapore 649520
Sembawang: 30 Sembawang Dr #04-02 Singapore 757713
Serangoon: 204 Serangoon Central #01-110 Singapore 550204
Tampines: 139 Tampines Street 11 #01-76 Singapore 521139
Tiong Bahru: 11A Boon Tiong Road #02-10 Singapore 161011
Toa Payoh: 126 Toa Payoh Lorong 1 #01-551 Singapore 310126
Yishun: 102 Yishun Avenue 5 #02-125 Singapore 760102
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+65 9665 1713 (telephone)
The Learning Board
The Learning Board prides themselves with their core system, the triple stars: right curriculum, right support and right attitude. The Learning Board develops their own “SMARTSheet” where a topic is concise in a single A4 paper. This accelerates conceptual learning with concise information and examples, logical organisation which helps students to digest without difficulties.
Kembangan: 16 Jalan Masjid #01-06, Kembangan Suite Singapore 418941
Hougang: 1187 Upper Serangoon Rd #01-67, The Midtown Singapore 533971
One-time registration fee: $40 per student
Primary 4: $240 per month
Primary 5: $250 per month
Primary 6 (PSLE): $260 per month
+65 9271 0648 (telephone)
Augustine English classes
At Augustine English classes, they focus on a unique education technique called active learning where classes are conducted in a way where students actively participate in class instead of passive listening. With Augustine English classes’ comprehensive programme for English tuition, their students have seen significant improvements in their English language grades.
86 Marine Parade Central, #04-302 Singapore 440086
Primary (All levels) – $50 per lesson fee
Write (Primary 3 to Primary 6) – $50 per lesson fee
+65 6966 2130 (telephone)
My English School
My English School aims to nurture their students into curious and creative learners and critical thinkers. My English School has primary English programmes such as My primary preparation class, My primary English class (for Primary 1-5) and My PSLE preparation class (for Primary 6). These programmes provide a holistic learning for their students and are constantly upgrading their curriculum according to the evolving MOE requirements. With an outlet in almost every neighbourhood, you can engage in My English School conveniently.
Choa Chu kang – 309 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 #04-05 Choa Chu Kang Centre Singapore 680309
Woodlands – 900 South Woodlands Drive #04-03 Woodlands Civic Centre Singapore 730900
Tiong Bahru – Blk 18 Jalan Membina #04-04 Singapore 164018
Parkway parade – 80 Marine Parade Road #10-01 Office Tower (entrance near taxi stand) Singapore 449269
Novena – 1 Goldhill Plaza #01-31/33 Singapore 308899
Tampines – Our Tampines Hub 1 Tampines Walk #B1-15/16 Singapore 528523
Jurong East – Block 130 Jurong Gateway Road #04-233 Singapore 600130
Jurong West – 504 Jurong West Street 51 #03-219 Singapore 640504
Downtown East – Market Square @ Downtown East E!Hub #03-106 1 Pasir Ris Close Singapore 519599
Northpoint – Northpoint City #02-163 South Wing 1 Northpoint Drive Singapore 768019
Wisteria – Wisteria Mall 598 Yishun Ring Road #B1-12 Singapore 768698
Potong Pasir – The Poiz Centre 51 Upper Serangoon Road #03-04/05 Singapore 347697
+65 6567 2374 (telephone)
Cher Online provides students with a premium education through an optimised online programme taught by a bunch of Ex-MOE Teachers. Cher Online teaches in an unique way through lecture and tutorial lessons style. They also provide students with video playback for revisions and past year papers and worksheets. With COVID-19, Cher online provides a safe yet holistic learning environment for their students!
406 Joo Chiat Place, #03-23 Singapore 428084
Standard plan (1hr live lesson): $120/12 lessons
Premium plan (1hr live lesson + 1hr small group tutorial): $480/12 weeks
Guaranteed (1hr live lesson + 1hr small group tutorial + 1-1 class): $1200/12 weeks
+65 8940 4211 (telephone)
That’s it for the top 10 primary school English tuition options in Singapore! Leave a comment below to share your experiences with these tuition options!
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