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A 360° Learning Experience

Musings of an Ex-Vice-Principal: Learning About Learning

I had a whale of a time discussing Comprehension and Composition strategies with our valued clients, as well as visitors, at my last Parents' Workshop. No gimmicks, no grandiose claims: just a talk to share my insights on the English syllabus. It's our way of sharing knowledge with parents and creating

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Announcements

General Paper by Dr Neil Coomber x Academia

Real notes and essay plans, created by experts. Real writing, done in class, with detailed feedback and analysis. Real insights on what the Cambridge examiners are looking for. This is how we think it should be done. Introducing General Paper by Dr Neil Coomber x Academia. The most rigorous and

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A 360° Learning Experience

Video: 10 Tips for SA2

It's that time of the year again and we're burning the midnight oil, too! Sherman and Johann discuss 10 tips that we want our students to remember for SA2. (So that we can nag them even when they're not at the centre.) Happy studying and keep your spirits up!

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Announcements

Introduction to Secondary One Programme

Secondary English is a completely different beast from Primary school. The rules of the game change dramatically: the emphasis is now on deep language skills, a wide and insightful knowledge base, literary sensitivity, and most importantly - a sense of style when writing. The last element accounts for the bewildering

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A 360° Learning Experience

Video: 2017 PSLE Pep Talk

Our directors, Johann Loh and Sherman Tseng, give a heart-to-heart pep talk to our students on their final tips and techniques for the upcoming 2017 PSLE. Here's wishing our students all the best - you have all come so far and we know you have done your utmost. It has

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Announcements

Introduction to Primary One Programme

Our Introduction to Primary One programme has been running for a couple of years now and this year, we’ve kicked it up a notch, unifying a richly designed English and Mathematics curriculum into a 360° learning experience. Yes, our programme is now a perfectly pitched blend of both core subjects.

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Knowledge & Power

How to Survive the Examination Crunch

There’s a certain unique buzz that occurs only when the exams are around the corner. The canteen fills with students debating spiritedly about various exam topics. Several once-quiet corners become occupied by preoccupied faces scouring their handwritten notes and papers. The library becomes crowded once again, the cool air permeated

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Personal Branding & Well-Being

The Power of Slightly Negative Thinking

Is your glass half empty or half full?The classic expression that determines whether you’re an optimist or a pessimist is so well-known that it has often been used to refer to different personality types. If you step out into the world feeling confident, you’re already won half the battle. You

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Knowledge & Power

The Long Stretch to the Final Exam

"Play hard in the first year, work hard in the second. From June onwards, it’s a long stretch. You can get a tremendous amount done between June and the end of the year." The chances are that if you are reading this article, your Google search history includes queries like

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A Literary Rebirth

Dashing Into the Woods: Short Stories for Competitive Writers

There are plenty of wonderful local writing competitions, such as the upcoming Golden Point Award and the All-In! Snack Fiction Anthology, that young budding writers can participate in. If you've ever thought of submitting a piece for these competitions but don't know where to start, Academia can help you strengthen

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