fbpx

Is there really a need for A Level H1/H2 Math Home Tuition in Singapore?

In Singapore, hiring is likely to see a stable growth in the next few year, with top jobs in demand to be analytical and data-driven in nature. With so many fields of profession heavily relying on the applicability of Mathematics, achieving a stellar result in H1 or H2 Math can eventually help students open up many career paths in the near future. This is especially relevant for Junior College (JC) H1 or H2 Math students who aim to be big-earning analysts or engineers when they graduate from the University in a few years’ time. With that, doing well for H1 or H2 Math is crucial for all JC Math students if they want to open up their professional options in time to come!

“BUT HOW?!” That is why FamilyTutor is here to provide you with some insights on why following the school’s pace of learning for the A Level H1 or H2 Math syllabus alone is never enough and that you should always seek external assistance to excel in your H1 or H2 Math exams!

Limited contact time with H1 or H2 Math tutors in school!

Yes, it is a legitimate concern considering that most Junior Colleges make use of big lecture settings to deliver H1 or H2 Math classes to the whole cohort. Even though the cohort might be split into smaller tutorial groups to make sure that each student gets enough physical contact time to clarify Math concepts with their tutors in school, sometimes there is just not enough time since the H1 or H2 Math syllabus is just too overwhelming!

To make up for the limited contact time in school, JC students usually engage H1 or H2 Math home tutors! Based on the survey that we conducted with 35 H1 and H2 Math students, the results show that within just three months of having H1 or H2 private home tuition, their H1 or H2 Math results improved by as much as 20%! When interviewed, most of them attributed those improvements to the fact that their H1 or H2 Math home tutors are able to help them strengthen their Math concepts by addressing their queries directly in a focused manner. This is unlike in school where their H1 or H2 Math tutors have to spread their time and effort evenly among all the students in the class!

H1 or H2 Math is on a completely different level!

FamilyTutor thinks that excelling in the GCE A Level H1 or H2 Math is not an easy feat at all! Compared with the GCE O Level Elementary Math or Additional Math that students study in Secondary Schools, the A Level H1 or H2 Math consists of topics that have more breadth and depth. Regardless whether the students are taking H1 or H2 Math, they will find that the A Level syllabus is a lot more complex than what they experience in the O Level. Functions, Sequence & Series, Vectors, Sampling Theory. SOUND FAMILIAR? Because they are all exclusively A Level topic that do not appear in the O Level! That is also why several H1 or H2 Math students come to FamilyTutor to request for H1 or H2 Math home tutors to get extra assistance!

FamilyTutor is the leading H1 and H2 Math home tuition agency in Singapore. We are specialized in recommending patient and dedicated H1 or H2 Math home tutors who are able to cater to your H1 or H2 Math learning needs. We believe there is no one way of learning H1 or H2 Math. Every student born into this world means an additional unique learning style which should be equally highly regarded. Every student is entitled to so much more than just fixated lesson types.

Hence, FamilyTutor – the most popular H1 or H2 Math private tuition agency in Singapore – plays a big part in ensuring that you are able to receive H1 or H2 Math education that you can truly relate with.

There is only ONE CHANCE to take your A Levels?!

While it may not be necessary true that you can take your A Level H1 or H2 Math only once, why should you think about taking it for the second time when you can score well for it during the first!

FamilyTutor strongly believes that asking a H1 or H2 Math home tutor for assistance in the subject is not a shameful thing to do. In fact, the only shame is receiving your H1 or H2 Math results during the results day and regretting that you did not ask for enough help! While studying for the H1 or H2 Math may be daunting, FamilyTutor is always here to match a H1 or H2 Math private tutor for you to lighten your load and reduce your stress! Instead of fighting the A Levels alone, why not fight it together with your H1 or H2 Math home tutor?

We feel that what is more important is that the students who approach FamilyTutor receive the extra push that they deserve for their H1 or H2 Math subject. Sometimes, we are not inadequate; sometimes, we are just unwilling to ask for assistance. Whenever you need, FamilyTutor is always here to match a suitable H1 or H2 Math home tutor for you! Peace!

Looking For A Dependable Online Or Home Tutor In September'20?
FamilyTutor Got You Covered!
Worried About COVID-19?
We Offer Home Tuition Using Video Calls! Let's Support Social Distancing!
Featured On Channel 8
Dedicated To Providing The Safest Home Tuition Service For You Amidst COVID-19

Year 2020 Home Tuition Market Rates

Levels/Tutor CategoriesPart-Time TutorFull-Time TutorNIE-Trained/School Teacher
N1 - K2$20-$25/hr$30-$40/hr$50-$60/hr
P1 - P3$25-$30/hr$35-$50/hr$55-$60/hr
P4 - P6$25-$40/hr$35-$55/hr$60-$80/hr
Sec 1 - Sec 2$30-$40/hr$35-$60/hr$65-$90/hr
Sec 3 - Sec 5$35-$45/hr$40-$65/hr$70-$90/hr
JC1 - JC2$50-$60/hr$55-$80/hr$80-$120/hr
IB Grade 1-6$30-$45/hr$35-$60/hr$70-$120/hr
IB Grade 7-10$35-$50/hr$40-$70/hr$75-$120/hr
IB Grade 11-12 (Diploma)$60-$70/hr$65-$100/hr$85-$120/hr
IGCSE 7-11$30-$50/hr$40-$65/hr$70-$120/hr
Adult Classes$40-$50/hr$50-$70/hr-
Diploma / University$60-$80/hr$80-$120/hr-
Levels/Tutor CategoriesPart-Time TutorFull-Time TutorNIE-Trained/School Teacher
N1 - K2$20-$25/hr$30-$40/hr$50-$60/hr
P1 - P3$25-$30/hr$35-$50/hr$55-$60/hr
P4 - P6$25-$40/hr$35-$55/hr$60-$80/hr
Sec 1 - Sec 2$30-$40/hr$35-$60/hr$65-$90/hr
Sec 3 - Sec 5$35-$45/hr$40-$65/hr$70-$90/hr
JC1 - JC2$50-$60/hr$55-$80/hr$80-$120/hr
IB Grade 1-6$30-$45/hr$35-$60/hr$70-$120/hr
IB Grade 7-10$35-$50/hr$40-$70/hr$75-$120/hr
IB Grade 11-12 (Diploma)$60-$70/hr$65-$100/hr$85-$120/hr
IGCSE 7-11$30-$50/hr$40-$65/hr$70-$120/hr
Adult Classes$40-$50/hr$50-$70/hr-
Diploma/University$60-$80/hr$80-$120/hr-

We Are Experienced

1
Districts

We have sent our carefully selected home tutors to all housing districts in Singapore.

1 +
Satisfied Families

We have served many families while ensuring that they got the tutor they deserved. 

1 +
Subjects offered

We have offered home tuition for all levels and subjects to many students in Singapore.

We Collaborate With Graduate Or Undergraduate Tutors Of

Too Busy? Not Sure What To Expect From A Home Tuition? Let Us Contact You Instead!

Positive Words From Parents/Students!

Frequently Asked Questions

FamilyTutor offers many easy & flexible ways for you to get the perfect home tutor! You may:

  1. Call us straight at +65 8777 2168
  2. WhatsApp us at +65 8777 2168
  3. Fill in our Tutor Request Form here

Each of the 3 ways ensures that we fully understand your requirement in the shortest amount of time.

At FamilyTutor, we strive to match a tutor to not only teach the student well, but also to build good rapport and meaningful relationships with the student and even with the whole family!

Whether it is calling us straight at +65 8777 2168, WhatsApp-ing us at +65 8777 2168, or filling up our Tutor Request Form, you can expect us to guide you step-by-step from start to end!

After requesting for a tutor using any of the above 3 ways, within 24 hours, we will update you with a few sets of really suitable and detailed tutor profile via WhatsApp! From there, you can choose the tutor that you prefer.

In the midst of choosing your preferred tutor, you may request for more information of the recommended tutors by communicating with our coordinators. If it makes you feel more assured, you may even request to speak with the tutor privately via a direct phone call.

Once you are comfortable with engaging one of the recommended tutors, we can help you set a start date immediately!

At FamilyTutor, we strive to make our parents or students feel comfortable engaging the tutors whom we recommend!

Generally, there are 3 types of home tutors. They are:

 Part-Time Tutors
As the name suggests, they conduct home tuition as a part-time job. They can be working full-time as a store manager, data analyst, or even a salesperson! However, because they love teaching and can teach really well, they choose to teach as a home tutor outside of their usual working hours!

Full-Time Tutors
These are the tutors whose main occupation is to conduct home tuition and impart valuable knowledge to student, which explains the phrase “full-time”! Giving home tuition is their bread and butter, so sometimes we call them “professional home tutors”!

Ex-/Current School Teachers
These tutors have the experience teaching in MOE/IGCSE/IB schools, therefore they know the syllabus really well!

At FamilyTutor, we want our tutors to not only impart knowledge and help the student improve their grades, but also want the students & parents to feel at ease when the tutors are teaching at their home! Even better, we want the students & parents to feel like their tutors are part of their family (that is also why we are called “FamilyTutor”)!

Therefore, we manually interview our tutors and not let any computer algorithm do the job! By doing so, we are able to detect any favourable human attributes – such as sincerity, responsibility, and positive attitude – and recommend only those tutors that possess these attributes to the students & parents who come to us!

Yes, we are providing a service, so we must go out of the way to help the students & parents achieve their academic goals and feel good about our service and tutors!

When we recommend a few really suitable tutors to you, you might see that for the same subject and level, different tutors charge different hourly rates.

This happens because usually FamilyTutor does not set those hourly rates. Most of the time, the hourly rates that you see are ones that each individual tutor charges based on their qualifications, experience, the distance they have to travel to the student’s place, their level of teaching confidence, and many more.

One thing that FamilyTutor can do for you is to ensure that the tutors’ asking hourly rates are in line with the current market rates. When the time comes, our experienced coordinators may even help you negotiate for hourly rates that both parties are comfortable and happy with!

You can view the latest market hourly rates over here.

Before we explain further, you have to know that you do not need to pay any additional fee for our matching service! Our matching service is free for students & parents!

Also, you do not need to make any advance payment! The bottom line is: based on the mutually agreed hourly rate, you pay only for the lessons that have been delivered.

Let’s say our selected tutor charges an hourly rate of $50/hour for a 2-hour lesson. Before this 2-hour lesson, there is no need to pay the $100 tuition fee at all. Any payment would be made after that 2-hour lesson has been delivered by that tutor.

Our agency fee is charged to our tutors. To facilitate the collection of agency fees from our tutors, we require your cooperation to make payment for the first few lessons (usually 50% of the first 4 weeks) directly to FamilyTutor. Thereafter, you will make payment to the tutor directly for the remaining lessons. No worries, the payment details will be communicated to you clearly when you confirm to engage a tutor with us!

Again, you do not pay anything extra at all!

You may request to make payment to the tutors by cash or cheque, via bank transfer, PayNow, or PayLah! This is provided that the confirmed tutors are agreeable too! Usually, our tutors have no problem with any of the options mentioned above. 

Our agency fee is charged to our tutors, so to facilitate the collection of agency fees from our tutors, we require your cooperation to make payment for the first few lessons (usually 50% of the first 4 weeks) directly to FamilyTutor. Thereafter, you will make payment to the tutors directly for the remaining lessons. No worries, the payment details and method will be communicated to you clearly when you confirm to engage a tutor with us! We accept bank transfer, PayNow, PayLah, cash, or even cheque!

You can terminate the tuition any time after the first lesson if you think that the tutor is not suitable for you. However, you must inform FamilyTutor at least 24 hours before the next lesson and must make payment for all the lessons conducted. Please note that it is our company’s policy that any termination of tuition made less than 24 hours before the next lesson will incur a late charge of 50% of that lesson’s fee.

To terminate tuition with the confirmed tutor, please inform FamilyTutor at +65 8777 2168 (Mon-Sun 9am-10pm) via WhatsApp or phone call at least 24 hours before the next lesson commences. From there, we will advise you on the next step.

Please note that once you have confirmed the tutor, there is a binding contract to complete one full lesson. You may request for a change of tutor or termination of the tuition only after completing the first lesson. Any termination before the first lesson is completely delivered will incur an administrative charge of no less than one lessons’ worth of fee.

Tutors are expected to commit at least 4 weeks’ worth of lessons before any termination of tuition. If the tutor wants to terminate the tuition without any valid reason (e.g. medical-related) before completing at least 4 weeks’ worth of lessons, he or she will not be entitled to receive any tuition fee that is yet to be paid to him or her.

We seek your understanding that we cannot force our tutors to commit for more than 4 weeks of lessons. However, we do encourage responsible behaviour in our tutors.

In the first place, when recommending tutors to you, we strive to select only the responsible ones for you! We believe that as long as the students & parents treat our tutors with basic respect, there is no reason our tutors would terminate the tuition.

Yes, you can postpone lessons.

However, any postponement of the lessons in the first 4 weeks should be made known to FamilyTutor via WhatsApp or phone calls at +65 8777 2168 and to the tutor via his or her phone number at least 24 hours before the next lesson commences. This is except for special cases such as medical emergencies.

Please note that any failure to postpone at least 24 hours before the next lesson commences may incur a compensation to the tutor for his or her loss of time. The compensation is usually no less than 50% of one lessons’ worth of fee. 

FamilyTutor discourages our tutors to postpone lessons unless there is a valid reason, such as suddenly falling sick or having some sort of medical emergencies.

All in all, we encourage our tutors to inform you of any postponement of lesson at least 24 hours before the next lesson commences, and makes up for the missed lesson within the next 7 days.

At the same time, we wish you could set a healthy communication system with your tutor so both parties could understand each other’s schedule and come to a consensus regarding any postponement issue.