BE TRANSFORMED BY THE
CRITICAL READING & WRITING (CRW) STRATEGY
Designed by Ex-MOE HOD, PSLE English Marker.
Proven track record of achieving A* for PSLE .
We help your child improve by at least one grade and reach for A*
Learn More About Our Strategy
Dear Parents of P6 Students aiming to attain A* for PSLE English by using our proven CRW Strategy!
Is your child
- lacking confidence in answering Synthesis & Transformation (S&T) questions?
- putting in the effort but still scoring 10/20 for Comprehension Open-ended?
- struggling with plot, character and language in Composition?
The problem is…
Students are struggling in S&T because they are unsure of the grammar rules, resulting in inconsistent performance for this section.
Students are losing marks in Comprehension Open-ended as they are unable to understand the context of the passage and lack answering techniques.
Composition is also seen as an obstacle for students as they lack the technique to improve specific parts of their composition and are unable to identify and fix their weaknesses in writing.
Here at Cognitus Academy...
We have assembled our team of trained PSLE English specialists, comprising of:
- Ex-MOE Head of Department
- PSLE English Markers
- Trained teachers from the Gifted Education Programme (GEP)
- All with at least 8 years of teaching experience
Among our past PSLE students, an average of 83% achieved distinction (A and A*), with many improving by at least one grade.
One of the areas that students make the most significant improvements in is Composition.
Guided by our dedicated team of teachers, students start seeing improvements within 3 months!
How Cognitus Academy Gives Your Child the Edge
Our teaching approach is guided by CRW Strategy, maximising lesson time for your child’s learning. Your child might have spent many months, even years, in some tuition centres but have not seen improvement because they do not impart proven strategies to fundamentally improve your child’s English.
Our class sizes are kept small for your child’s maximum contact time with teachers. Let’s face it. Students are not learning effectively in schools because of massive class sizes and overworked (and overwhelmed) teachers. Looking for big tuition classes will be just as ineffective.
Our team is passionate and experienced, with a proven track record. Home-based one-to-one tuition can cost $70/80 per hour for experienced teachers. On the other hand, teachers who charge lower fees are often current students and untrained teachers. With us, you get value for money, but more importantly, value for your child’s precious time.
Through Our Training in the Gifted Education Programme (GEP)
we have developed the Critical Reading & Writing (CRW) Strategy, which was derived
from the research of Professors Richard Paul and Linda Elder.
We have refined our approach to the CRW Strategy,
with 4 levels of Critical Reading and 2 emphases on Critical Writing.
Our students apply the CRW Strategy to achieve improvements in their English results,
some progressing from C to Distinction.
Don’t just take it from us!
Here’s what our parents and students say after they have learnt and applied our strategy.
Here are some of our students who achieved massive improvements in their English exams
|Student Name||School||Grades Improvement|
49% --> 75%
71% --> 89%
Mee Toh School
74% --> 87%
55% --> 70%
So if you’re interested to help your child achieve these results using our CRW Strategy,
we are offering a one-time 90-minute immersion session for your child.
Here’s what we’ll be covering in 90 minutes
We have developed our CRW Strategy, which was derived from the research of Professors Paul and Elder.
Students should email us their recent test papers in advance for our teachers to look through. A 15-minute pre-lesson diagnostic assessment will be scheduled with the student.
Experience our teachers’ lively and engaging classroom teaching, as they optimise student engagement and provide easily comprehensible instructions in our 90-minute immersion session.
Evaluation of the student’s learning in class will be given to parents after the immersion session.
Due to our small class size of 8 students, we are left with very limited slots for our Primary 5 and 6 classes.
Once these classes are full, we will not be opening any new classes for this year.
The CRW Strategy develops critical thinking and takes time to master. Although some students see improvement right away, most will take 2-3 months to see results.
In order to help your child improve his/her English results as soon as possible, schedule an immersion session with us today!