Looking for English enrichment or an English tuition centre for your child? We round up where to find the best English tuition in Singapore for improved phonics and creative writing, in preschool, primary and secondary students.
If your child is struggling with English in school whether they are in preschool, primary or secondary school, signing them up at an English enrichment or tuition centre could help them master difficulties and boost their confidence! With plenty of English tuition centres in Singapore, seemingly in every shopping mall (alongside coding and music classes), we’ve done the heavy lifting to round up some fab English tuition centres for kids of all ages. Most enrichment curricula encompass literacy (phonics and reading) as well as writing skills but some go further and help with communication skills and public speaking! Here are some tips on how to choose a tutor for your child plus it’s always good practice to check if the English tuition centre is MOE-registered or operated by MOE Teachers so you can be sure they are best qualified for the subject. We round up some suggestions for English enrichment, creative writing classes, phonics lessons and even online tuition. When considering an English tuition centre in Singapore, ensure the location works for you and ask to do a trial tuition session before purchasing any long-term tuition programs so you and your child can check that the English tutor is a good fit.
Scroll through our list below to find the best English tuition centre that suits your child’s needs
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English Enrichment & English Tuition in Singapore
English Ninjas Enrichment and Tuition Centre
Step away from traditional classroom teaching methods into the world of English Ninjas, where every lesson will pique your child’s interest in learning English! Teachers at English Ninjas give each student the opportunity to think critically, ask questions and bounce ideas off their peers. Rather than providing model compositions that take away students’ confidence and opportunities for learning, students get a chance to exercise their imagination to create their own engaging storylines. English Ninjas’ English curriculum not only develops each child’s English language skills but also incorporates elements of current affairs, global issues and popular children’s literature. Their experienced teachers emphasise progression over perfection and celebrate every student’s milestones. Also, every English class is deliberately kept small so that the teacher can provide individualised attention and feedback. These strategies aim to achieve good learning outcomes and academic success for every student.
Use code NINJAXSASSY to get 5% off English Ninjas’ June Holiday workshops when you sign up by 31 May 2023.
English Ninjas Enrichment and Tuition Centre, 896 Dunearn Road, #03-08C/03-06C, Link@896, Singapore 589472, Tel: (+65) 8428 0026
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Lil’ but Mighty
Learning English can be tough, but teachers at Lil’ but Mighty are known for unique step-by-step strategies that simplify English and make learning fun. This English tuition centre is more than just about meeting the academic milestones but nurturing a love for the English language and helping Primary and Secondary school students feel confident to tackle their exams. To make sure that the students truly grasp what they are learning, teachers give students the opportunity to teach their peers so that they can articulate what they have learned and hone their communication skills. By adopting a thematic approach and interactive activities like games, crosswords and more, lessons at Lil’ but Mighty don’t feel like traditional English lessons. Having fun is the key ingredient so that the students develop a love for the English language and have a blast engaging with their peers. Because partnership is crucial for any child’s progress, the teachers work closely with parents to give updates on what was covered in class and how the kids are progressing. The English curriculum is also updated every year to make sure that the content is relevant to the latest examination trends, so your child will be ready to ace their next English paper!
Use promo code LILSASS to enjoy a Free Trial Class with Lil’ but Mighty. This can only be used for first-time enrolment and is not stackable with other ongoing discounts or promotions.
Lil’ but Mighty, multiple locations in Singapore: Clementi, Bukit Timah, Hougang, Goldhill Plaza, Marine Parade Central, Tel: (+65) 9646 0930
Your kids will literally be hopping to get to their lessons at Wonderlit – an award-winning one-of-its-kind creative English enrichment centre that empowers students to find their own voice. The curriculum encompasses phonics & reading, creative writing, public speaking, and speech & drama programmes that meet internationally recognised certifications, as well as fulfilling the demands of syllabuses in Singapore schools. In 2022 students achieved extraordinary results for the Trinity Communication Skills (Individual) Exams – an impressive 100% pass rate with more than half achieving a Distinction, of which 30% scored above 90. Wonderlit offers four main English programmes that combine serious fun and structured learning: Wonderlit Read caters to kids aged 2.5 to 7 and focuses on phonics – start their love of reading young! Wonderlit Read+ (ages 5 to 12 year-olds) nurtures a genuine love for reading and an appreciation of grammar, vocabulary and comprehension, which will ultimately lead to a mastery of the fundamentals of the English language. Wonderlit Write (for 5 to 12-year-olds) builds on creative writing skills, Wonderlit Speak (ages 7 to 16+) develops students’ voice and helps with public speaking while Wonderlit Perform (ages 3 to 16+) is all about performance and building speech quality, confidence and empathy. The thoughtfully designed space offers a boutique experience – kids and parents love the platform stage, where bi-annual showcases take place. Sign your kiddos up and watch their confidence bloom!
Established in 2008, British Tutors offers tailored English tuition in the comfort of your own home! Their team of top tutors from the UK have experience teaching a wide range of subjects and courses from English Literature and Language to Latin, History and French. British Tutors specialise in helping kids prepare for school entrance examinations for international schools and top British boarding and day schools. They create educational pathway plans to guide families through all stages from choosing the right school for your child to their first day of school. Each lesson incorporates the skills and practice required for English tests including CAT4, ISEB, UKiset, Common Entrance, GCSE, A-Level and IB. The English tutors here adopt a personalised approach to each student’s journey, which has led to high success rates for entrance into top schools. They also work with families worldwide to place residential tutors with the students for short periods of intensive tuition, long-term homeschooling or additional academic support.
British Tutors, WhatsApp: (+65) 8344 7281, britishtutors.com
The Eton Academy by EtonHouse
Kids learn best when they’re having fun! That’s why the English tutors at The Eton Academy by EtonHouse create lessons that will not only help your child master the fundamentals of the English language but nurture a lifelong love for learning. The Eton Academy by EtonHouse is part of the distinguished EtonHouse International Education Group and offers English tuition classes in five centres islandwide for kids from Nursery 2 to Primary 6. Its unique curriculum will equip your child to reach their academic goals in MOE schools while nurturing curiosity and confidence to set them up for future success. In addition to English tuition classes, The Eton Academy also offers Math and Science tuition and a series of holiday camps. Sign up for a free trial class now!
Use promo code SASSMAMATEA for a free assessment and English tuition trial class at any of The Eton Academy’s five centres islandwide!
The Eton Academy by EtonHouse, five locations in Singapore: Canberra Plaza, Great World, i12 Katong, Sengkang Grand Mall and The Woodleigh Mall, WhatsApp: (+65) 6994 3002
Learning to read is a foundational stepping stone for little ones to become eloquent writers. Rather than teaching kids to memorise words and their sounds, iReadnWrite adopts the Whole-Language approach that teaches students to comprehend the text as a whole, not just decode the sounds. Each lesson encompasses activities to help students develop their vocabulary and language functions and more, so that they will be able to learn to understand text and carry out everyday tasks. This method trains students to assimilate words and their meanings and is suitable for children with Global Delay, Down Syndrome, Hearing-impaired and Mild Autism. The low 1:4 teacher-to-student for iRead and 1:6 for iWrite ensures that every student gets personalised attention and help to support their language development. There is no homework because teachers want to make learning fun. By the end of the iRead programme, students would have read up to 130 books! If you’re still unsure, you can sign up for a free 30-minute trial to experience their teaching method in action.
Use promo code SMM75 to get the $75 registration fee waived.
iReadnWrite, 2 Pandan Valley, #01-204, Singapore 597626, Whatsapp: (+65) 6463 7811
Learning English at LCentral is so much more than just phonics and English literacy. Lessons at LCentral enhance all aspects of English language development including reading, writing, speaking and listening, using a comprehensive programme that helps students truly master the language and achieve their desired exam results. Teachers use the unique 360 Teaching Method that features a smart classroom, one that blends paper and technology. Its innovative classroom practices ignite curiosity and interest in young minds through social, sensory and digital learning. This blended approach brings the English language to life and helps students reach academic milestones. LCentral offers English enrichment classes across 14 centres islandwide for kids from Nursery 1 to Primary 6. In addition to its phonics and reading programme, LCentral also offers a unique Speech and Drama course that combines story inquiry, S.T.E.A.M. exploration and theatrical expression to unleash their imagination, spark creativity and improve communication.
Use promo code SASSYMAMALC for a free assessment and English tuition trial class.
LCentral, multiple locations in Singapore including Woodlands, Bukit Timah, Punggol, Tampines, Jurong East, HarbourFront, Tel: (+65) 6570 3775 (Buona Vista Outlet)
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The Alternative Story
The teachers at this English tuition centre in Singapore adopt new teaching methodologies while still being in line with the PSLE syllabus to encourage curiosity in their students in order to develop a love for learning English. This will ultimately allow good composition skills to flourish in a supportive environment. They also offer O-level English tuition so the students can feel confident about taking the O levels!
The Alternative Story, multiple locations in Singapore including Ang Mo Kio, Upper Bukit Timah, Marine Parade
Artistic Strategies Academy
Artistic Strategies Academy hosts weekly English writing classes, private coaching, holiday programmes and even online English tuition for creative writing. Parents are kept up to date on their child’s progress at the end of each lesson, and there’s a real personal approach to each child’s learning. Some students have even published their creative writing efforts. Click here to read more!
Artistic Strategies Academy, 21 Bedok North Street 1, Common Ground, Singapore 469659
British Council in Singapore
Young or old, it’s never too late to improve your English! British Council in Singapore offers English tuition classes in Singapore for kids aged 4-16, that aim to boost both literacy and social skills. Their English tutors also run year-round study camps. Designed in line with the MOE syllabus, their English tuition classes will equip your child to master the English language and excel in school.
British Council in Singapore, 30 Napier Road, Singapore & 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, #09-01 HDB Hub, East Wing
Golden Compass School
The English tuition classes at Golden Compass School help students prepare academically by improving their understanding of concepts, techniques and knowledge on how to ace the English language! The highly qualified academic board and English tutors at this language school in Singapore were formerly school principals of Mee Toh School, St. Nicholas Girls School, Dunman Secondary School, Woodgrove Primary School, so you know your kiddos will be in good hands.
Golden Compass School, 20A Temple Street, Singapore 058565
I Can Read
This popular English tuition and enrichment centre has taught more than 170,000 students around the world! The English tutors here are all about helping children overcome the challenges and difficulties of reading to ensure they become confident, independent readers. They even offer online English tuition for those who prefer to stay at home. Tuition programmes start from 2.5 years of age and go up through age 12.
I Can Read, multiple locations in Singapore including Sembawang, Woodlands, Rivervale, Hougang
Jan & Elly
Does your little one need some extra help from an English tutor to fine-tune their English reading and writing skills? Jan & Elly is an English tuition centre in Singapore with more than 20 years of experience. The English tutors here make reading fun and easy, while incorporating age-appropriate activities like singing and arts & crafts into their comprehensive curriculum. All of the English tutors are English-speaking degree holders, and the low 1:10 teacher-to-student ratio ensures that your child will get all the help they need!
Jan & Elly, multiple locations in Singapore including Seletar Road, Upper Bukit Timah Road & Bidadari Park Drive
With a renowned “Readers & Writers” programme, along with Speech & Drama courses that kiddos find tons of fun, Julia Gabriel is an English tuition centre in Singapore that’s all about bringing the exceptional student out in every child and helping them find their voice (sometimes literally!). They even offer English tuition for early learners and adults. It’s never too late to learn!
Julia Gabriel, multiple locations in Singapore including Orchard, Tampines, Greenwich V and more
Lorna Whiston is a school that has built a reputation over the past 40 years with teaching excellence and high-quality education, including English tuition classes. Their English Enrichment class helps students master the English language and become confident communicators and critical thinkers.
Lorna Whiston, multiple locations in Singapore including United Square, Kallang Wave Mall, Winchester and more
Master Class Learning Centre
Master Class is a well-trusted English tuition centre in Singapore along East Coast Road. They offer English tuition classes for Primary 4 to 6 and Secondary 1 to 4 English and Junior College General Paper in a conducive and supportive learning environment. The English tutors have over 50 years of accumulated teaching experience and are eager to help their students master the English language.
Master Class Learning Centre, 79 East Coast Road, #02-01, Singapore 428784
The Write Connection
The Write Connection is a popular English tuition centre in Singapore that provides English enrichment courses to help kids in primary school improve their critical reading, writing, and reading skills. Their passionate English tutors even offer short holiday courses for an extra learning boost during the summer.
The Write Connection, multiple locations in Woodlands, Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Timah and more
The Writer’s Place
A specialist enrichment and English tuition centre in Singapore that’s focused on creative writing, their teaching methodologies adhere to the latest MOE syllabus and are proven to help children learn effectively. With ‘fun’ being one of their core methods, students always look forward to their English tuition classes and quickly develop a love for creating writing and reading.
The Writer’s Place, 31 Woodlands Avenue 6, #02-01, Galaxy Community Club, Singapore 738991 & 1 Woodlands Road, #01-13/14/15, Junction 10 Mall, Singapore 677899
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