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2022 December Holiday Program – Get Ready for 2023!

27 Oct

Got a Plan? Work with us towards your [ Goal in 2023 ] this coming November – December School Holidays!

Our Year End Holiday Program is back to prepare students for the upcoming school year!

21 Nov to 16 Dec 2022, Mondays to Fridays

Explore courses at our 2022 Year End Holiday Class Schedule!

– Get 10% discount on a full-course payment made by 14 Nov 2022, sign up early!

Hello Students!

School holidays are just around the corner and we are excited to invite you to join our December School Holiday Program because… Learning is inspiring and just like life, we never stop teaching!

What You Can Expect 🙂

  • Concepts taught with worked examples by tutor before students attempt related questions…
  • Materials crafted to enhance creativity in problem solving…
  • Transferable problem solving skills…
  • Lessons made comprehensive for learning!
  • Hybrid lessons are available too!

P6 Problem Solving Heuristic / PSLE A* Achievers (Math)

This course is a head-start in school syllabus P6 math curriculum for prospective P6 pupils. This will be a good time to revise and pick up skills to tackle higher-order challenging heuristic and non-routine problems, getting a competitive edge among your peers before the bustling year begins.

Topics covered include; 4 Operations in Algebraic Expressions, Problems involving Fractions/Ratio/Decimal/Percentage, Circles, Rate & Speed

P4, P5 and P6 Fusion Math (preparing for NMOS/ RIPMWC/ SMOPS)

This enrichment program is structured for students who want to challenge themselves on the advance content in the mathematics discipline and build a versatile skill set in high order problem solving, with objectives to clinch high tier awards in the local Math Olympiad competitions.

Hwa Chong Institution – Singapore Mathematical Olympiad for Primary Schools (SMOPS) – (2022 link) for P5 & P6 students in 2023

Raffles Institution Primary Mathematics World Contest (RIPMWC) – (2022 link) for P4, P5 & P6 students in 2023

NUS High School of Math & Science – National Mathematical Olympiad of Singapore (NMOS) for P4 & P5 students in 2023

ACSI Annual Mathlympics for all Singapore Primary Schools – (2022 link) for P4 & P5 students in 2023

Gauss Contest for P3 to P6; Sec 1 & 2 students: May 2023

Australian Mathematics Competition for P3 to P6; Sec 1 to 4 students: Jul/ Aug 2023

Science Program

The Science program stresses on the content and its delivery in an engaging manner. Hands-on experiments will be carried out during school holiday programs to build up pupil’s experimental knowledge.

Available levels: Primary 4 (Experimental Learning on Heat & Light Energy), Primary 5 (Experimental Learning on Electricity), Primary 6 (Experimental Learning on Forces & Energy)

Advanced Science for Competition Training – SPSO P4 & P5 / DSA Advanced Science – P5 & P6

The courses listed are offered to students who will be participating in the Singapore Primary Science Olympiad (SPSO), as well as prospective P6 students who will be sitting for the Year 1 admission (science) test to NUS High School of Math & Science in 2023. Click here – (2022 link) to find out more about admission to Year 1 (NUS High School of Math & Science). We welcome prospective P5 students to join this program as well, as an early preparation for upcoming written selection test(s) in their P6 year.

NUS High School of Math & Science – Singapore Primary Science Olympiad (SPSO) – (2022 link) for P4 & P5 students in 2023

Advanced Science by Topic – SPSO P4 & P5 (2022 Year-End Holiday Training Class)

Range of topics selected: Cell Structure & Organisation, Physiology, Digestive System, Transport in Animals, Science Skills & Methodology, Thermal Properties, Transformation of Matter, Acids & Alkalis, Environment Issues & Technology Development, Reflection & Refraction of Light, Solar System & Planet Earth, Magnetism, Electricity

At Math Arena, content of the DSA Advanced Science course is divided into 2 modules:

Module 1: Biology (5-day Program)

Topics covered include; From Cells to Systems, Diffusion & Osmosis, Enzymes, General Health, Human Anatomy, Genetics & Heredity, Ecosystem

Module 2: Physics (5-day Program)

Physics topics include: Physical Quantities, Measurements & Conversion, Graphs of Kinematics, Mass, Weight & Density, Thermal Energy, Sound Energy, Force & Pressure, Light (Reflection, Refraction, Colours & Lens), Current & Practical Electricity

Module 3: Chemistry (5-day Program)

Chemistry topics include: Periodicity of Elements, Compounds & Mixtures, Kinetic Particle Theory, Atomic Structure & Chemical Bonding, Common Chemical Reactions, Separation Techniques

Should you have any further query regarding registratio

n or lesson schedule, kindly send them to enquiries.maec@gmail.com.

Our Opening Hours

Year End School Holidays (21 Nov to 16 Dec 2022)

Mondays to Fridays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Our premises will be opened from 9:45 am onwards(Closed on Saturdays and Sundays, from 17 Dec 2022 till 03 Jan 2023)

Interested in our 2023 School Term Weekly Classes? Check out our 2023 Semester 1 Class Schedule!

– Get 10% discount on a full-course payment made by 05 Jan 2023!

2023 School Terms 1 & 2:

Tuesdays to Fridays from 3 pm to 9 pm

Saturdays from 9:30 am to 6 pm

Sundays from 11:30 am to 6 pm

(Closed on Mondays, Chinese New Year from 21 Jan to 24 Jan 2023, March Holidays from 18 Mar to 19 Mar 2023, Good Friday 07 Apr 2023, Hari Raya Puasa 22 Apr 2023 and Labour Day 01 May 2023)

— updated since 27 Oct 2022

2016 Holiday Classes: Sec 3 Pure Physics Headstart for 2017

10 Nov

In this section, we begin by examining kinematics, which is a study of motion without regard for the cause. After which, we study the conditions required for an object to be accelerated and introduce the concept of forces through Newton’s Laws. Subsequently, concepts of moments are introduced as consequences of a force. Finally, this section rounds up by leading the discussion from force to work and energy, and the use of the principle of conservation of energy to explain interactions between bodies.


  • Speed, velocity and acceleration
  • Graphical analysis of motion
  • Free-fall
  • Effect of air resistance


  • Balanced and unbalanced forces
  • Free-body diagram
  • Friction

Turning Effect of Forces

  • Moments
  • Centre of gravity
  • Stability

Energy, Work and Power

  • Energy conversion and conservation
  • Work
  • Power

S3 Physics Head Start (15 yr)

Dates/Day: 29-Nov-16 to  01-Dec-16, Tuesday to Thursday

Time: 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Dates/Day: 06-Dec-16 to 08-Dec-16, Tuesday to Thursday

Time: 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Dates/Day: 20-Dec-16 to 22-Dec-16, Tuesday to Thursday

Time: 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Fee: $345

We will make available Physics videos on the above topics and more for revision. Math Arena has developed a comprehensive set of Physics videos so that our students can study efficiently. Each section may have 50 to over a hundred videos.

Don’t neglect your Physics ! (Students usually focussed on Add Maths and Chemistry but leaving Physics at last moment to catch up)

Temperature : Physics O Level Revision

3 Oct

Thermal Properties of Matter : Physics O Level Revision

30 Sep

Light — Sec 3 and O Level Physics Revision

27 Sep


Primary 3 Science Class in Semester 2

12 Jul

Math Arena will be opening a P3 Science class on Wednesdays, 7 – 8.45pm. The first lesson will commence next Wednesday, 17 July 2013.


Topics covered in Term 3 include Systems: Human and Plants. Revision of P3 school syllabus Science will begin in Term 4 (right after September Holiday).

Venue: Math Arena

Course Fee: $525 (15 lessons)

Lesson Dates:

July 17, 24, 31     August 7, 14, 21, 28

September 4, 18, 25    October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Click here to find out more about programs from Science Hub.

Should you have any enquiry regarding time schedule or course registration, please feel free to call to speak to Doris or Bosco at 6783 3218 or SMS 8121 6628, or simply email us at admin@matharena.com.sg.