‘O’ Level Programme

Elicit the best in every student

We firmly believe that every student can rise to the occasion when given the right learning support. As a partner in this challenging ‘O’ Level journey, Our Learning Loft helps students understand and appreciate their education as we bring learning to life. This means apart from meeting their syllabus needs, our curriculum is designed to help them relate their lessons to the world around them.

We currently offer dedicated Mathematics and Sciences classes that focuses on helping students grasp conceptual knowledge and apply content to solve real-life problems.

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Lower Secondary

Upper Secondary

Mathematics

Science

Mathematics

Lower Secondary

Duration : 2 Hours

Your child will be equipped with knowledge and fundamental skillsets to build a solid foundation in preparation for upper secondary mathematics.


Class Schedule

Level / Grade Day Time
Secondary 1 - Math Wednesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Secondary 2 - Math Tuesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Friday 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Saturday 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Module Outline

Content Proficiency

Students will be able to establish strong fundamentals and master content, including: 

  • Numbers and operations
  • Algebraic expressions and formulae
  • Equations and inequalities
  • Pythagoras’ theorem and trigonometry

Skills and Techniques

Acquire logical thinking skills and heuristics to problem solving, including using Polya’s 4 step problem solving model:

  • Preparation: Understanding the problem
  • Thinking: Devising a plan
  • Insight: Executing the plan
  • Verification: Looking back

Practical Application

Understand how mathematical concepts like algebra and trigonometry apply in life through puzzles and collaborative games, including planning for optimisation of shopping lists as well as calculating the height of the Great Pyramids.

Science

Lower Secondary

Duration : 2 Hours

Acquire a range of skillsets and content in preparation to excel in the upper secondary sciences.


Class Schedule

Level / Grade Day Time
Secondary 1 - Science Monday 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Wednesday 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Saturday 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Secondary 2 - Science Monday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Module Outline

Content Proficiency

Deepen one’s understanding of what Science is and it’s applications through exploring and understanding the natural and physical world. Student’s will be introduced to content from the 4 key themes across MOE’s syllabus: Diversity, Models, Systems and Interactions.

These topics will include:

  • Matter - physical properties and chemical composition
  • Models of Cells, Matter (including Atoms & Molecules) and Light
  • Transport System in Living things, Human Digestive System and Electrical Systems
  • Interactions with Forces, Energy and Work Done

Skills and Techniques

Students will have the opportunity to develop Scientific inquiry skills such as:

  • Posing questions
  • Planning and carrying out investigations,
  • Evaluating experimental results; and
  • Communicating findings.

Practical Application

Understand through experiments and observations of scientific concepts like determining the solubility of a compound as well as extracting and testing for the presence of starch in leaves.

Mathematics

A. Mathematics

Physics

Chemistry

Mathematics

Upper Secondary

Duration : 2 Hours

Students will build upon the foundations established in lower secondary mathematics to solve high-order thinking problems, in preparation for ‘O’ Levels.


Class Schedule

Level / Grade Day Time
Secondary 3 - Math Friday 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Module Outline

Content Proficiency

Students will be taught and trained to be adept in mathematical content, including: 

  • Numbers, operations and use of standard form A × 10n
  • Algebraic expressions and formulae
  • Mensuration applications including use of radian measure of angle
  • Vectors in two dimensions

Skills and Techniques

Students will develop skills proficiency in the process of acquiring and applying mathematical knowledge, including:

  • Reasoning
  • Communication and connections
  • Thinking skills and heuristics, and
  • Application and modelling

Practical Application

Apply mathematical concepts like properties of circles to estimate the diameter of planets, as well as addition and multiplication of probabilities to calculate probabilities of mutually exclusive events and independent events.

Additional Mathematics

Upper Secondary

Duration : 2 Hours

Students will coached to handle the new complexities of longer and more challenging mathematical problems. Emphasis will be to support every student in honing of both algebraic manipulation skills and mathematical reasoning skills for preparation of ‘O’ Levels.


Class Schedule

Level / Grade Day Time
Secondary 3 - A. Mathematics Saturday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Secondary 4 - A. Mathematics Sunday 11:15 am - 1:15 pm

Module Outline

Content Proficiency

Students will be guided and trained to be competent in understanding and application of advanced mathematical content, including: 

  • Binomial Expansions
  • Calculating the Area of rectilinear figures
  • Proofs in plane geometry, including tangent-chord theorem
  • Derivatives of products and quotients of functions
  • Integration of xn for any rational n, sin x, cos x, sec2 x and ex

Skills and Techniques

Through a mathematical approach of problem solving, students will develop thinking, reasoning, communication, application and metacognitive skills. These acquired will equip students to infer and draw logical conclusions to solve complex problems.

Practical Application

Harness advanced mathematical concepts like using differentiation and integration to calculate the velocity and acceleration of matter moving in a straight line.

Physics

Upper Secondary

Duration : 2 Hours

Acquire a fresh understanding of classical physicals that focuses on energy, matter, and their interrelationships. Students will be investigating natural phenomena and applying principles, theories and laws to explain the universe.


Class Schedule

Level / Grade Day Time
Secondary 3 - Physics Thursday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Secondary 4 - Physics Thursday 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Module Outline

Content Proficiency

Students will be introduced and become adept to the curricula pillars of Measurement, Newtonian Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Waves and Electricity & Mechanism. This will include topics like:

  • Kinematics, Energy Work & Power
  • Thermal Properties of Matter
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum and Sound
  • D.C. Circuits and Electromagnetism

Skills and Techniques

Acquire and apply investigative and problem-solving skills by using principles and concepts in a logical, reasoned or deductive structure.

Practical Application

Students will have the opportunity to apply conceptual knowledge to real-world problems like understanding how a construction crane uses gravity, balance and leverage to move heavy building blocks.

Chemistry

Upper Secondary

Duration : 2 Hours

Students will expound on topics related to the multi-faceted world of Chemistry, and will be made competent in the areas including experimental chemistry, chemical reactions and organic chemistry. Students will appreciate the importance of chemicals in our everyday lives and the need to converse and recycle our limited resources.


Class Schedule

Level / Grade Day Time
Secondary 3 - Physics Thursday 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sunday 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Secondary 4 - Physics Tuesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Module Outline

Content Proficiency

Become competent with new and familiar content that includes:

  • The Particulate Nature of Matter
  • Formulae, Stoichiometry and the Mole Concept
  • Electrolysis
  • The Periodic Table
  • Organic Chemistry

Skills and Techniques

Develop investigative skills that will be of long term value in an increasingly technological world, whether or not they go on to pursue science beyond this level.

Practical Application

Students will have apply knowledge to real-world situations like how electrolysis is used to electroplate materials for electrical conductivity or for cosmetic purposes, as well as using alkalis like caustic soda to clean ovens.