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Group H2 Physics Tuition JC / O Level / IP Physics Tutor at
Blk 283, Bishan St 22, #01-179, Singapore 570283

Note: Fees per 4 Lessons, collected on the first lesson, will be charged whether student attends or misses lesson.

Fees for students who join between 1/7/17 and 30/9/17:

Sec 3 in 2018: Fee Not Determined (Starts 28/10/17 Sat 4:30-6:30 pm)

Sec 3 in 2017: $440 (Sat 2:30-4:30 pm or Sun 7-9 pm)

Sec 4 in 2017: $540 (Thu 7-9 pm or Sat 4:30-6:30 pm)

JC1 in 2018: Fee Not Determined (Starts 2/12/17 Sat 7-9 pm)

JC1 in 2017: $480 (Fri 7-9 pm or Sun 4:30-6:30 pm)

JC2 in 2017: $580 (Fri 4:30-6:30 pm or Sat 7-9 pm or Sun 2:30-4:30 pm)

Thanks to overwhelming support from discerning parents, Mr. Phang (a one-man-tuition centre) is required by law to be GST-registered with effect from 18 July 2011. All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST). GST Registration Number: M90366555Y.

Extra Lessons (Free-Of-Charge to Mr. Phang's Students)

JC1 (Jun & Sep Intensive Lessons) 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 13 Sep, 20 Sep and 27 Sep 2017 (JC2 students are welcome to attend for revision of JC1 work)

JC2 (H3 Physics - Essentials of Modern Physics) Feb to Aug 2017 (Secondary school students are welcome - in fact they make up about half the class)

Mr. Phang's trademark is First Class in Physics Tuition thus his students enjoy free perks just like First-Class passengers.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Isn't your fee exceptionally high compared to other tuition centres?

A: Mr. Phang's fee is probably the most affordable, if measured as a percentage of his students' household income.

Q: What's so good about you? (this is also the same question posed by the reporter)

A: Mr. Phang told the reporter he doesn't know, but busy customers have time to try only the most trusted brand.

Q: What's the percentage of your students getting distinctions?

A: Mediocre tutors find this difficult to prove and resort to bald claims. This will not work on Mr. Phang's clients, who come from intellectually superior socio-economic strata. Thankfully Mr. Phang has real research experience (DSO National Laboratories '91-'94) and thus understands proper scientific methodology.

Step 1 (Observe): Mr. Phang's students regularly appear at prize presentations (as recipients) (see Testimonials).

Step 2 (Think): Please think ("thinking" is Mr. Phang's teaching style) what would be Mr. Phang's "student distinction percentage"?

Step 3 (Conclude): Mr. Phang would like quote fellow Rafflesian Dr. Lee Wei Ling:
“Did the cream automatically float to the schools that repeatedly churned out good examination results or did these schools transform academically mediocre students into academic stars? I rather believe it was the former.” (The Sunday Times November 15, 2009)

Q: Will my child understand your lessons?

A: Mr. Phang's lessons has to be crystal clear because there are Sec 1 and 2 students attending his 'O' and 'A' level physics lessons (click assignments to enlarge). You will not likely find another tutor in Singapore who has been given such an honour.

Silver Medal at the Singapore Junior Physics Olympiad (SJPO)

Singapore Junior Physics Olympiad 2014

Raphael Loh (Whitley Secondary School)

Top at Singapore Junior Physics Olympiad (SJPO) General Round

Singapore Junior Physics Olympiad 2016

Ding TianYao (SJI International)

Nanyang Concept Test 2009 Distinction

Nanyang Technological University

Ian Ang (Catholic Junior College)

Q: But these students are so good. Will my child fit in?

A: Mr. Phang provides an unparalleled environment for serious learners of physics, who are not necessarily from elite schools (see above), with fire in their belly.

Such as this Chinese student who came to Singapore as a teenager and, despite having difficulty with English, was not satisfied with a "B" grade for her H2 Physics (see SMS).

Q: Do you offer one-on-one tuition?

A: No. Why would any good tutor, like these here, have nothing better to do than to travel all the way to their students' homes?

Q: Are you really the one teaching?

A: Yes. (See MediaCorp's Channel 8 news documentary 'Frontline' / 前线追踪).

Good teachers are impossible to hire as they can easily set up their own tuition centres, like those above, with just some IKEA furniture.

Fee Structure

Note: Fees are adjusted every quarter for new intake but once a student joins, it will remain unchanged till the end of Sec 4 or JC2 for secondary and junior college students, respectively, provided there is no gap in payment for any reason. Therefore, within the same class, there could be some students who pay a lower fee because they have joined earlier.

Mr. Phang has explained this in the news article on Jun 17, 2010 (click to enlarge).

Translation:

Parent asked why students in the same class were charged different fees

A parent complained to the press that a certain physics tutor charged different fees for students in the same class.

Mdm Tan told the press that after reading the 'Super Tutors' newspaper article two years ago about a certain well-known tutor teaching physics, she enrolled her son who was in Sec 3 last year. The fee was $320 for 4 lessons. This year, when she introduced a friend's son to this tutor, the tutor charged the friend's son who joined the same class $360 for 4 lessons.

Mdm Tan also found out that some students in the same class were paying only $280 for 4 lessons. She was puzzled why students in the same class paid different fees.

Mdm Tan said that she did not raise this issue with the tutor because she was afraid the tutor might not want to continue teaching her son if she had done so.

Physics tutor explained that students who joined earlier enjoyed "Early Bird Discounts"

Physics tutor Mr. Phang Yu Hon explained that he gave "Early Bird Discounts" to students who joined earlier. For example, those who joined the Sec 3 class before school reopened enjoyed a $20 discount. As their fees remained unchanged after school reopened, they continued to pay a lower fee than those who joined later.

Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE)

The Executive Director of CASE, Mr. Seah Seng Choon, said that it was up to individual tutors to set their fees. However, the tutor should inform the parents that students who joined at different times would be charged different fees, so that they could make an informed decision.