SINDA Tutorials for Enhanced Performance (STEP)


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STEP Programme


SINDA Tutorials for Enhanced Performance (STEP)

SINDA Tutorials for Enhanced Performance (STEP) as the flagship programme of SINDA continues to reach out to and engage more students with the endeavour to improve students’ pass rates in all core subjects especially Maths and Science at all levels through enhanced teaching and learning models.

Since inception in 1992, STEP has been conducted across centres situated in MOE schools islandwide.   It is conducted on weekday evenings and weekend mornings offering tuition for core subjects of English, Mathematics and Science to students from Primary and Secondary levels. To date, about 70,000 students have benefitted from the programme.

KEY FEATURES

STEP STEP Plus
Small-Sized Class (Optimal Student – Tutor Ratio) “2 X Maths” & “2 X Science” (Increased Contact Time for all Levels)
Qualified and Experienced Tutors Specialised Coaching Classes (For Primary 5 & 6 Students)
Teaching Based on Learning Needs (Concept & Confidence Building) Motivational Programmes
Customized Curriculum for Maths & Science (primary Levels) Leadership Camps
E-Learning Resources Parenting Programmes
Meet – the – Parents Session Modular Programmes
Holiday Classes (March & September) Rewards for Sustained Attendance (Students attaining 90% Attendance)
Additional Subjects (Available upon request) Rewards for Sustained Improvement(Students attaining minimum 1-Grade Improvement)

 


PROGRAMME

Details


 

STEP CENTRES

Area STEP Centre Class Days Class Commencement Date
North Cluster Edgefield Primary School (new) -primary levels only

41 Edgefield Plains, Singapore 828869

Wed, Sat 4 April 2018
Orchid Park Secondary School

10 Yishun Street 81, Singapore 768454

Wed, Sat 24 January 2018
Seng Kang Secondary School

10 Compassvale Lane, Singapore 545090

Mon, Wed, Fri 24 January 2018
Woodlands Ring Primary School

11 Woodlands Ring Road, Singapore 738240

Mon, Tues, Sat 27 January 2018
Woodlands Secondary School

11 Marsiling Road, Singapore 739111

Tues, Sat 27 January 2018
Yishun Primary School (Non-CTP Centre)

500 Yishun Ring Road, Singapore 768679

Mon, Wed, Fri  24 January 2018
South Cluster Bendemeer Secondary School

1 St Wilfred Road, Singapore 327919

Wed, Sat  24 January 2018
Gan Eng Seng Primary School

100 Redhill Close, Singapore 158901

Wed, Sat 24 January 2018
Serangoon Garden Secondary School

21 Serangoon North Ave 1, Singapore 555889

Wed, Sat  24 January 2018
Townsville Primary School (NEW)

3 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, Singapore 569730

Wed, Sat  24 January 2018
Yangzheng Primary School

15 Serangoon Avenue 3, Singapore 556108

Mon, Wed, Fri  24 January 2018
East Cluster East View Secondary School

3 Tampines Street 42, Singapore 529177

Mon, Tues, Thurs  25 January 2018
Pasir Ris Crest Secondary School

11 Pasir Ris Street 41, Singapore 518934

Wed, Sat 24 January 2018
Ping Yi Secondary School

61 Chai Chee Street, Singapore 468980

Mon, Wed, Fri  24 January 2018
West Cluster Bukit View Secondary School

16 Bukit Batok Street 21, Singapore 659633

Mon, Wed, Fri  24 January 2018
Chua Chu Kang Secondary School

3 Teck Whye Crescent, Singapore 688845

Wed, Sat  24 January 2018
Clementi Primary School

8 Clementi Avenue 3, Singapore 129903

Mon, Wed, Fri 24 January 2018
Pioneer Primary School

21 Jurong West Street 81, Singapore 649076

Wed, Sat  24 January 2018
Shuqun Primary School

8 Jurong West Street 51, Singapore 649332

Mon, Wed, Thurs 24 January 2018
Unity Secondary School

20 Chua Chu Kang St 62, Singapore 689143

Mon, Wed, Fri  24 January 2018
Zhenghua Secondary School

91 Senja Road, Singapore 677741

Tues, Wed, Thurs 24 January 2018
* All STEP Centres offer primary and secondary level classes
* All STEP Centres are CTP centres, except for Yishun Primary School

 

 

STEP Operational Hours:
Weekdays: 7pm – 9pm
Saturdays: 8am – 10am (1st Session), 1030am – 1230pm (2nd Session)

 

 

SUBJECT LISTING

Level(s) Subject(s)*
PRIMARY 1 & 2 MATHS ENGLISH
PRIMARY 3 & 4 MATHS SCIENCE ENGLISH
PRIMARY 5 & 6
(Standard & Foundation)
MATHS SCIENCE ENGLISH
SECONDARY 1 & 2
(Express & Normal Academic)
MATHS GENERAL SCIENCE
SECONDARY 3 – 4
(Express & Normal Academic)
MATHS COMBINED SCIENCE
(Physics / Chemistry)
ADDITIONAL MATHS
SECONDARY 1 – 4
(Normal Technical)
MATHS ENGLISH
*Other academic subjects will be offered upon request – subject to conditions


FEE

Structure


Levels Tuition Fees Material Fee
PRI 1 – 6 $10 / Subject / Month $5/ Subject (one-time payment)
SEC 1 – 5 $20 / Subject / Month
*Fees for ‘2 X Maths’ & ‘2 X Science’ (Primary) – additional $10 per Month per subject for Tuition Fees with No additional cost for Resource Materials
*Fees for ‘2 X Maths’ & ‘2 X Science’ (Sec.) – additional $20 per Month per subject for Tuition Fees with No additional cost for Resource Materials
*Above Fee Structure is applicable to Indian Students (Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents) & Collaborative Tuition Programme (CTP) Students
*Fees for ‘2 X Maths’ & ‘2 X Science’ to be waived off for Primary 6, Secondary 4 and 5 Students (SC/PR Only)
*Fees is payable on a Semestral Basis (February to May, July to September / October)
*Programme Fees is not refundable if student should withdraw from the programme


Fee Subsidy / Waiver Applications

All Indian Students (Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents) who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for a fee subsidy / waiver.

Criteria Tuition Fees Fee for Resource Materials
Recipients of MOE FAS

(Financial Assistance Scheme)

NIL NIL
Recipients of SPMF

(School Pocket Money Fund)

Recipients of SINDA Bursary
Monthly Household Per Capita Income (PCI) of $650 or below
Monthly Household Per Capita Income (PCI) between $650 to $1,000 $5 per Month

(regardless of number of subjects)

NIL


REGISTRATION

Exercise


 

Phase Period of Registration Registration
1 15 December 2017 – 31 August 2018 Online
2 17 January 2018 – 31 August 2018 Respective STEP Centres

 

Documents needed for Registration

  • NRIC / BC of Students and NRIC of Parents
  • NRIC / BC of all Family members living together
  • Students – End-of-Year Examinations Result Slip (2017)
  • Copy of Bank Account Details

Documents needed for Fee Subsidy Application (including CTP Applicants)

  • NRIC / BC of Students and NRIC of Parents
  • NRIC / BC of all Family Members living together
  • Income Documents (any one of the following) of all Family Members
    • Three-Month Pay slip
    • Six-Month CPF Contribution Statement
    • Notice of Assessment of Income Tax Returns
  • Copy of Bank Account Details


IMPORTANT

Dates


Term Primary Secondary
TERM 1 17 Jan 2018 – 10 Mar 2018 17 Jan 2018 – 10 Mar 2018
TERM 2 19 Mar 2018 – 26 May 2018 20 Mar 2018 – 26 May 2018
TERM 3 25 Jun 2018 – 31 Aug 2018 25 Jun 2018 – 31 Aug 2018
TERM 4 10 Sep 2018 – 27 Oct 2018* 11 Sep 2018 – 29 Sep 2018

 

 

Holiday  Date
Eve of Chinese New Year 15 February 2018
Chinese New Year 16 – 17 February 2018
Chinese New Year Off-In-Lieu 19 February 2018
Good Friday 30 March 2018
Labour Day 01 May 2018
Vesak Day 29 May 2018
School Holidays (Between Semester 1 & 2) 26 May 2018 – 24 June 2018
Hari Raya Puasa 15 June 2018
Youth Day 1 July 2018
Youth Day Off-In-Lieu 2 July 2018
Eve of National Day 08 Aug 2018
National Day 09 Aug 2018
National Day Off-in-Lieu 10 Aug 2018
Teacher’s Day 31 August 2018
Hari Raya Haji 22 August 2018
Children’s Day 5 October 2018
Eve of Deepavali 5 November 2018
Deepavali 6 November 2018

(Last Updated 1 December 2017)


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