Secondary Social Studies
Secondary Social Studies Tuition features analyzing hot-button social issues critically and dialectically, and nurturing active citizenship. Our featured tuition centers will help you succeed in O-Level exams with helpful notes, diverse in-class activities and experienced educators
How our Secondary Social Studies Tuition classes will help students to stand out in exams
Our Secondary Social Studies Tuition classes help students to stand out in exams by preparing them in exam oriented approaches. From notes, to the way classes are conducted, tutors are mindful to keep lessons structured in ways that will follow closely with the syllabus requirements.
Tutors have specially come up with notes pertaining to social studies that list the basic concepts, general overview of the various themes, and common solutions to varied question types.
Diverse in-class activities
To facilitate students’ understanding of complex social issues, our classes feature diverse interactive activities, such as debates, simulations, and group discussions to help stimulate their critical thinking skills and to help them form their own opinions.
Our tutors have backgrounds in political science, sociology, economics and other relevant majors making them well placed to guide students through the subject. They will offer varying perspectives to approach perplexing social issues.
O Level Social Studies (2267) Syllabus
Social Studies is offered as part of the Combined Humanities subject. For Social Studies, students have to complete one paper comprising of two sections – Section A and B – within 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Section A – Source-based Case Study
In Section A, students will be presented with one source-based case study and answer questions according to the source. The compulsory source-based case study can be set according to any of the three themes: Understanding Governance, Conflict and Harmony in Multi-Ethnic Societies and Managing International Relations. The sources can be textual, statistical/numerical or graphical/pictorial. Section A carry 35 marks.
Section B – Structured Essay Questions
In Section B, students have to answer one out of three structured-essay questions. The three structured-essay questions may be set on the same theme as the source-based case study, but not on the same topic. Section B carry 15 marks.
Study Tips for O-Level Social Studies
Excel in Social Studies
Social studies is a content heavy subject and excelling in it not only requires memory work, but also involves understanding the themes and the use of question answering skills. How can students excel in O-Level Social Studies? Here are some useful tips.
Understand issues relating to Singapore
Social studies often deals with current affairs topics that surround Singapore and our world. Update yourself with current affairs to learn about the various issues in our world today and how they relate to us.
Develop critical thinking
Approach controversial current issues or policies by coming up with coherent and well structured arguments to bring your point across to the examiner. These can be done through practice and guidance from tutors.
Read articles with in-depth analyses
Read articles that are present with in-depth analyses of current news. This serves as a perfect opportunity for students to emulate the way the authors structure their writing.
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