Secondary Physics Tuition
Bishan, Singapore

Secondary Physics tuition classes offered at Bishan Tuition Centres provide support by helping students understand complex concepts in a more comprehensive manner. Students will also be geared to do well at the O Levels with the essential exam skills cultivated through our classes.

For the study of Physics, students will develop skills that are applicable to everyday life, promote communication. Students will cultivate attitudes that are important, such as objective thinking, inquisitiveness and concern for precision and accuracy.

Programmes Features

How our Secondary Physics tuition classes will help students to succeed at the examination


Our tuition programme ensures students have a solid understanding of the various concepts taught. Due to the complexity of the subject, our experienced tutors work closely with students to provide them with notes and opportunities for practice. Through these steps, students will be well positioned to ace their Physics paper at O Levels.

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Consultation with tutors

Students are free to clarify their doubts on any concept with our tutors here at Bishan Tuition Centres. With a clearer understanding, students will then be able to build upon their strong foundation, and go on a pick up more challenging concepts.

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Concise notes

Concise and comprehensive notes will be given to students to support them in their learning and revision needs. Some things that will be included are the different formulas, and how to use them effectively.

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Extensive practice questions

Students will be exposed to a large variety of practice questions so as to train them in tackling different questions efficiently and with precision. They will also be able to further refine their answering techniques through feedback given.

O Level Physics (5059) Syllabus


O Level Physics (5059) comprises of three papers – one of which is a practical paper. Students will be assessed on their conceptual understanding as well as how to apply them correctly, and their observational, analysing and planning skills.

Paper 1 – Multiple Choice

In Paper 1, students are required to complete 40 multiple choice questions (MCQs) within 1 hour and 40 minutes. Paper 1 carry 40 marks and 30% of the overall grade.

Paper 2 – Structured and Free Response

In Paper 2, there are two sections – Section A and B – which are to be completed within 1 hour and 45 minutes. In Section A, there are structured questions that carry 50 marks in total. In Section B, there are three questions that carry 30 marks in total. One of the first two questions will be data-based and students have to interpret, evaluate and solve the problems presented. The last question will be presented in an either/or form. Paper 2 carry 80 marks and 50% of the overall grade.

Paper 3 – School-based Science Practical Assessment (SPA)

In Paper 3, students have to conduct a science experiment in school and apply three skills sets – Performing and Observing, Analysing and Planning. Paper 3 carry 96 marks and 20% of the overall grade.

Alternatively, you may wish to view the syllabus on SEAB, 2017 O Level Physics Syllabus (5059).

Study tips for Secondary Physics

Understand. Apply.


Physics can be hard to learn and excel in due to the multitude of concepts taught. However, it’s not impossible! Here are some tips to help you prepare for your upcoming Physics papers.

Build content knowledge

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Physics at secondary level places a strong emphasis on content knowledge, and its application across different contexts. It is important for students to have a strong foundation in the subject through practice and clarification with tutors.

Refine skills

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Physics follows a strict marking scheme that focuses on giving marks based on the presence of certain keywords. By developing the related skills, students will be able to provide examiners with the answers they are looking for.

Develop passion for learning

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Physics can be difficult to comprehend. However, it is actually all around us! Why not give applying the concepts you learnt to your surroundings a try? Perhaps then, Physics will be much more interesting to learn!

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