Weight vs Mass

Science tip: “The weight of an object is also its mass.” This is really awkward to explain because we use kg to measure both weight and mass. -Weight is the pull of the Earth’s gravity on mass and is dependent on the gravity experienced (so an object will have a different weight on the moon).[…]

The woes of answering Science open-ended questions

Several parents wrote to the Straits Times recently to express their concern about how the Science open-ended questions are structured. Despite the MOE’s good intentions to move towards a more inquiry-based learning, and to cultivate inquisitiveness, it does sometimes seem like the exam format is penalising those who do not memorise and regurgitate model answers.[…]

March Holiday Programme

The March school holidays are here soon and we are planning exciting programmes for you! Check out what we are offering! Monday March 16 – Friday March 20  Upper-Primary Intensive Composition Writing (12-2pm) -We teach the latest three-picture composition format, explain how to tackle it and provide intensive exercises for the entire March holiday. –[…]