# Primary Math Tuition

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## Looking For Primary Math Tuition That Works?

### Imagine your child being able to solve complex problem sums and higher-order thinking questions with ease. We can help you unleash your child's Math genius.

##### At Blue Tree Education Learning Centre, our Mathematics curriculum is a comprehensive programme aligned with the latest MOE syllabus. From problem-solving skills, heuristics to higher-order thinking questions, we ensure that the students will attain competence in Mathematics that can serve them well later in life and stretch their fullest potential.

Our in-house specially designed materials focus on helping the students to build a strong foundation in logic and numeracy and excel in their school examinations. Our differentiated pedagogical strategies are catered to engage the 21-st century student fully while imparting the necessary skills and knowledge towards success.

Students will be introduced the math heuristics needed to solve problems effectively. Mathematical concepts are learnt using our unique teaching and learning strategies to suit your child’s learning speed and style. To enhance our students’ interest in the subject, they will also be introduced to our signature answering techniques (S.O.L.V.E) that will address the different components of each subject paper (problem sums and open-ended questions)

From now till the end of PSLE, your child will study past year examination papers and be able to identify different types of questions tested. Exposure to the plethora of different question types will raise student’s understanding of the content and knowledge required for the examinations which allows them to achieve academic excellence.

## Key Elements Of The Programme

### Effective And Proven Answering Techniques

and Strategies

### Recognising Exam Patterns to Achieve Content Mastery and Grasp Key Concepts

### Highly Experienced, Dedicated and Caring Team of Professional Teachers

### S.O.L.V.E. Technique

#### Gain Mastery in Primary Math

Many students struggle with problem sums in Section C due to the lack of understanding the question requirements and incorrect answering strategies. They may also have problems understanding the Maths concept that is being tested in the question.

At our centre, your child will be taught our signature 4-step answering technique, S.O.L.V.E., to solve questions with understanding of the question requirements and ensure each answer is to the examination setters’ expectations. This foolproof technique is designed so that every child is able to learn and apply it to the most common and even higher order Maths questions.

## Our Primary Math Specialists

### Our teachers know exactly what’s expected of a student and the skills and knowledge that every student should be equipped with, to do well in their next exams.

Our team of teachers specializing in Mathematics will work with your child to revise their fundamentals in their Primary Math and refine their answering techniques needed for exams. They are highly trained in the MOE syllabus and have at least 3 years of teaching experience in schools and have been personally taught by our Principal and curriculum writer, Teacher Faith.

Under our professional guidance, your child save plenty of time & hard-work from trying to do what 80% of the primary school students are doing – traditional studying practices that are outdated and time-consuming.

## Curriculum Overview

We are committed in equipping our students with the right knowledge and skills necessary to tackle problem sums and higher order thinking questions. Suitable for any student who want mastery in Maths and meaningful learning, our curriculum enables student to grasp and understand the necessary Maths concepts and skills and develop good cognitive skills through doing questions testing on inter-related topics.

Lesson activities include Weekly Dozens, Concept Focuses, Topic Focuses as well as Practice Papers to help students deepen their understanding and knowledge for each topic as well as to prepare them for their exams.

**90 MINUTES PER SESSION**

P1 Maths Topics including (not listed in sequence):

**Whole Numbers**Numbers up to 100 | Place Values | Counting and Comparing | Addition and Subtraction within 100 | Multiplication within 40 and Division not greater than 20

**Money**

**Measurement**Length | Time

**Geometry**2D Shapes | Patterns

**Data Representation & Interpretation**Picture Graphs

At P1, we teach our students to think independently and adapt to demands of the Primary Maths Syllabus.

**90 MINUTES PER SESSION**

P2 Maths Topics including (not listed in sequence):

**Whole Number**Numbers up to 1000 | Addition & Subtraction up to 3 digits | Multiplication & Division tables of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10

**Fractions**Fraction of a Whole | Addition & Subtraction

** Money**

**Measurement**Length, Mass & Volume | Time

**Geometry**2D Shapes | 3D Shapes

**Data Representation and Interpretation**Picture Graphs with Scales

Weekly lessons comprises revision of P1 Maths Topics as well as teaching of New P2 Topics and Problem Sums Heuristics, to prepare pupils for the increased demand of the Math Syllabus.

**90 MINUTES PER SESSION**

P3 Maths Topics including (not listed in sequence):

**Whole Numbers **Numbers up to 10 000 | Addition & Subtraction up to 4 digits | Multiplication & Division | Division with Remainder

**Fractions**Equivalent fractions | Expressing fractions in its simplest form | Addition & Subtraction between 2 related fractions within one whole

**Measurement**Length | Mass | Volume | Time

**Money**Decimal Notation

**Area & Perimeter**Concept of Area & Perimeter of a plane figure | Measuring in square units, cm² and m²

**Geometry**Angles and its Concept | Perpendicular and Parallel Lines

**Data Representation & Interpretation**Bar Graphs

Our lessons and worksheets are designed to prepare your child for the transition towards the more demanding question types that they will encounter when they move forward to P4.

**120 MINUTES PER SESSION**

P4 Maths Topics including (not listed in sequence):

**Whole Numbers**Numbers up to 100 000 | Factors & Multiples | Four Operations (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division)

**Fractions**Mixed Numbers, Improper Fractions and their Relationships | Addition & Subtraction of Fractions

**Data Representation & Interpretation**

Tables and Line Graphs

**Decimals**

Number Notation and Place Values | Decimals up to 3 Decimal Places | Four Operations up to 2 Decimal Places | Rounding off | Converting Decimals to Fractions

**Measurement**

Measuring Time in Seconds | Solving Problems involving Time in 24-hour clock

**Area & Perimeter**

Finding Area of Composite Figures made up of Rectangles and Squares | Finding One Dimension of a Rectangle given the Other Dimension and its Area

**Geometry**

Measuring and Drawing Angles | Relating Quarter, Half and Complete Turns to Angles in Degrees | Line of Symmetry and Symmetric Figures

In Primary 4, students will go into more complex concepts on topics that they have already encountered before.

Weekly lessons comprises revision of P1 -P3 Maths topics as well as teaching of new P4 topics and Problem Sums Heuristics, to prepare pupils for their exams.

**120 MINUTES PER SESSION**

P5 Maths Topics including (not listed in sequence):

**Whole Numbers**

Numbers up to 10 million | Four Operations without a Calculator (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division)

**Fractions**

Fractions and Division | Converting Fractions to Decimals | Four Operations of Fractions without a Calculator (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division)

**Decimals**

Four Operations up to 3 Decimal Places by 10, 000 and 1, 000 without a Calculator | Converting Units of Measurements

**Percentage**

Finding a Percentage Part of a Whole | Finding Discount, GST and Annual Interest

**Data Analysis**

Relationship between Average, Total Value and Number of Data

**Ratio**

Equivalent Ratios | Dividing a Quantity in a given Ratio| Expressing Ratio in its Simplest Form

**Rate**

Rate as the Amount of a Quantity per Unit of Another Quantity | Solving Word Problems involving Rate

**Area of Triangle**

Concept of Base and Height of Triangle | Area of Triangle | Area of Composite Figures made up of Rectangles, Squares & Triangles

**Geometry**

Angles on a Straight Line and at a Point | Vertically Opposite Angles | Finding Unknown Angles | Properties of Triangles (Isosceles, Equilateral & Right-Angled) | Angle sum of a Triangle | Properties of Parallelogram, Rhombus and Trapezium |Finding Unknown Angles without Additional Construction of Lines

**Volume of Cube & Cuboid**

Concept of Length, Height and Breadth of a Cube and Cuboid to find Volume | Measuring Volume using Cubic units (cm³ and m³) | Finding Volume of Liquid in a Rectangular Tank | Relationship between ℓ (or ml) and cm³

Weekly lesson comprises of revision of P1-P4 Maths Topics as well as teaching of New P5 Topics and Problem Solving Heuristics.

BlueTree aims to prepare your child for exams with exam preparation 2-3 weeks in advance. Students are expected to be 80% ready for PSLE by the end year, mastering the different techniques taught to them and becoming a strategic problem solver.

**120 MINUTES PER SESSION**

P6 Maths Topics including (not listed in sequence):

**Fractions**Four Operations | Division involving Fractions without using a Calculator

**Percentage**

Find Percentage Increase/ Decrease | Find the Whole given a Part and the Percentage

**Ratio**

Relationship between Fraction and Ratio | Solving Word Problems involving Ratio including Changing Ratios

**Distance, Time & Speed**

Concepts and Relationship between Distance, Time, Speed & Average

**Algebra**

Equivalent Ratios | Dividing a Quantity in a given Ratio | Expressing Ratio in its Simplest Form

**Geometry**

Finding Unknown Angles of Special Quadrilaterals (Composite Geometric Figures) | Identifying 3D Solids and Drawing their 2D Representations | Identify the Solid which can be formed by a given Net

**Rate**

Rate as the amount of a Quantity per Unit of Another Quantity | Solving Word Problems involving Rate |

**Area & Circumference of Circle**

Area and Perimeter of Semicircle and Quarter Circle | Finding Area and Perimeter of Composite Figures made up of Square, Rectangles, Triangles, Semicircles and Quarter Circles

**Volume of Cube & Cuboid**

Use of √ and 3√ | Finding One Dimension of a Cuboid given its Volume and the other Dimensions

The Primary Maths Syllabus will be completed before P6 Mid-Year Examinations. On top of the teaching of new topics for P6, there will be constant review and revision of P3 to P5 topics to solidify understanding and concepts.

From June, our dedicated team at BlueTree will focus on preparing our P6 students for the upcoming Prelim and PSLE examinations. Students will be exposed to and practice past PSLE and Top Schools’ exam questions which are commonly tested in PSLE to deepen their understanding the Maths Concepts required in Maths problem sums questions whilst applying our Signature S.O.L.V.E. Technique for effective answers.

### SHOULD YOU ENROL YOUR CHILD IN THIS PROGRAMME?

- If your child faces challenges in understanding concepts … then yes!
- If your child understands subjects… questions but cannot use the right strategy to answer … then yes!
- If your child often gets incomplete marks for exam questions… then yes!
- If your child has been learning diligently and still cannot score higher …then yes!