Frequently Asked Questions

About the Course
  • Is the course suitable for normal maths Students?

    Lessons go on for 48 weeks of each calendar year. We are closed in the first and last two (2) weeks of each calendar year. Lessons will not be conducted on gazetted Public Holidays and will be replaced.

    Lessons carry on as per normal during School Holidays.

  • Do you accept weaker Students?

    Lessons go on for 48 weeks of each calendar year. We are closed in the first and last two (2) weeks of each calendar year. Lessons will not be conducted on gazetted Public Holidays and will be replaced.

    Lessons carry on as per normal during School Holidays.

  • Do you give homework?

    Lessons go on for 48 weeks of each calendar year. We are closed in the first and last two (2) weeks of each calendar year. Lessons will not be conducted on gazetted Public Holidays and will be replaced.

    Lessons carry on as per normal during School Holidays.

  • Are holiday courses alone enough for my child?

    Lessons go on for 48 weeks of each calendar year. We are closed in the first and last two (2) weeks of each calendar year. Lessons will not be conducted on gazetted Public Holidays and will be replaced.

    Lessons carry on as per normal during School Holidays.

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GEP, DSA and Maths Olympiad
  • How to Prepare for GEP?

    Each term consists of 12 lessons. A student's term begins upon enrolment and ends 12 weeks later.

  • How to Prepare for DSA?

    Due to limited capacity, we are unable to gaurantee availability of slots in our weekly classes. To find out if slots are available on the days and time you require, kindly Contact Us for the latest information.

  • What is the Difference between GEP and Maths Olympiad?

    Classes missed may be replaced with a suitable class conducted on another day of the same academic week. A maximum of three (3) replacement classes is allowed per student per term - this does not include gazetted Public Holidays. Worksheets for missed classes will be provided in the case when students are unable to attend any replacement classes. To arrange a replacement class, click here to submit your request now!

    NOTE: TCA's academic week starts on Wednesday and ends on Tuesday.

  • What is the relationship between GEP, DSA and Maths Olympiad?

    It is preferred that students attend replacement class within the same week. However, if they are unable to do so, replacement lessons may be planned in the weeks ahead or during the holiday periods. Students who will be overseas for more than a week may arrange replacement classes after their return.

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Classes and Coaches
  • Which course is most suitable for my child?

    You may learn more about our Courses by selecting them from the menu bar at the top of the page. Alternatively, you may Consult Our Coach for further guidance.

  • Do you offer Trial Lessons?

    Yes. Trial fees equivalent to one (1) lesson will be payable. A maximum of one (1) trial lesson is allowed unless otherwise approved by The Management.

    Click here to register for a trial lesson now!

  • What makes TCA coaches so qaulified?

    All Coaches are hand-picked by Mr Terry Chew. They have at least 3 years of experience and a strong Math Olympiad background. Coaches are MOE Registered and have gone through a 6-week 'Train-the-Trainer' course conducted by Mr Terry Chew, which is then followed by 3 months of Apprenticeship before they are allowed to teach any classes.

    Subsequently, Coaches are expected to maintain a KPI of 95% 2-grade improvement for mainstream maths and 60% winning rate for math olympiad.

    Click here to get to know our Coaches!

  • Can I choose my coach?

    No. Students are streamed into classes based on their ability. Coach allocation is at the discretion of The Management.

    To find out which Coach is allocated to your child's class, Contact Us now!

  • Can i ask questions from school?

    Yes. We welcome all kinds of math questions from students. They may ask questions before or after each lesson.

  • Do you provide 1-1 coaching?

    Yes. Private Coaching is provided as part of our Online Coaching programme only. Coaches do not travel to students' houses nor conduct 1-1 coaching at our physical location.

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Schedule and Replacement Lessons
  • When does the term begin?

    Each term consists of 12 lessons. A student's term begins upon enrolment and ends 12 weeks later.

  • Where can I find your class schedule?

    Due to limited capacity, we are unable to gaurantee availability of slots in our weekly classes. To find out if slots are available on the days and time you require, kindly Contact Us for the latest information.

  • What happens when I miss a lesson?

    Classes missed may be replaced with a suitable class conducted on another day of the same academic week. A maximum of three (3) replacement classes is allowed per student per term - this does not include gazetted Public Holidays. Worksheets for missed classes will be provided in the case when students are unable to attend any replacement classes. To arrange a replacement class, click here to submit your request now!

    NOTE: TCA's academic week starts on Wednesday and ends on Tuesday.

  • What if I can't attend replacement within the same week?

    It is preferred that students attend replacement class within the same week. However, if they are unable to do so, replacement lessons may be planned in the weeks ahead or during the holiday periods. Students who will be overseas for more than a week may arrange replacement classes after their return.

  • Will lessons continue during the holidays?

    Lessons go on for 48 weeks of each calendar year. We are closed in the first and last two (2) weeks of each calendar year. Lessons will not be conducted on gazetted Public Holidays and will be replaced.

    Lessons carry on as per normal during School Holidays.

  • What is the maths olympiad competition schedule?

    Click here to view upcoming competition schedules and eligibility requirements.

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Fees and Payment
  • Are fees paid per month?

    No. A minimum commitment of 12 weeks (one term) is expected from students who enroll into the course. Instalments are only allowed for enrolment of two (2) or more terms in a single invoice.

  • What are your fees?

    All monetary transactions will occur in Singapore Dollars (SGD) only. Course fees of $960.00 are collected on a per term basis.

    Fees may differ for students eligible for ongoing promotions. Kindly Contact Us to be notified of the latest promotions.

  • Are there additional fees?

    Yes. Registration Fee of $70.00 is applicable per new enrolment. Deposit of $100.00 is applicable per new enrolment. All taxes are included in the fees.

  • What are the modes of payment?

    Payment can be made via cash, NETS, cheque or bank transfer. No post-dated cheques are allowed. For bank transfers, Invoice No. must be included in transaction notes. If an ATM is used, please notify our Accounts Department or call 8809 5884 in order to trace your transaction.

  • How will i receive payment acknowledgement?

    Receipts are issued in softcopy via email in PDF format only – a conservation charge of $5.00 is levied for hard copy receipts.

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Best-Selling Math Author, Tutor and Critical Thinking Trainer

Terry Chew B.Sc. is the first author in Singapore to publish a Maths Olympiad workbook series since 2007. The series 'Unleash the Maths Olympian in You!' is still being used as the Gold-Standard across Southeast Asia today. He is also the author of 'Wicked Mathematics', which helps mainstream maths students achieve an A* for the PSLE by equipping them with essential problem-solving strategies and tools in 28 lessons. His books are used in over 8 countries (Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Philippines and the USA) and translated into over 3 languages. He also appears in international media due to his unique teaching methodology – The RA*CE Framework.

The Singapore Maths curriculum places a strong emphasis on Critical Thinking Skills as part of its 21st Century Core Competencies. Students must be able to make connections and think outside the box in order to be successful in school and in the workplace.

With a strong and proven critical thinking training process that is specifically targeted at mathematical problem-solving, TCA has become a highly acclaimed Mathematics Training Centre with its curriculum and teaching framework adopted in Asia, Europe and the USA. Thousands of TCA students in Singapore and overseas have achieved high distinctions in school examinations and international Maths Olympiad competitions.

The RA*CE framework is integrated into our curriculum and focuses on strong concepts and critical thinking in mathematical problem-solving. Surpassing the average Math tuition centre in Singapore, TCA has helped hundreds of students Secure an A* for PSLE and achieve distinctions in RIPMWC and other prestigious Maths Olympiad competitions.

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Our Achievements

Since 2014, 95% of our students have achieved a 2-grade improvement in Mainstream Maths and at least 60% winning rate in Maths Olympiad.

The RA*CE Framework

The teaching methodology developed by Mr Terry Chew over 12 years of extensive research used to help our students maximise their results.

Specialist Coaches

Our coaches have more than 72 years of teaching and competition experience combined in helping students achieve top results for Maths.

Get In Touch

Looking for the best math tuition in Singapore or extra-curricular math training? Tell us your needs and interests!

Phone

6775 8470

Email

hello@terrychew.com.sg

Address

167A Thomson Road, Singapore 307619
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Office Hours

Weekdays 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Weekends 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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