Primary 5 Science

Primary 5 Science

230 SGD / month

Our Primary 5 Science programme hone students' question analysis and answering techniques in tackling multiple-choice and open-ended questions, and introduces students to PSLE-type questions.

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Programme outline



New topics such as Cells, Reproduction, Water, are introduced to students, accompanied with detailed notes, well-illustrated diagrams and mind maps.


In our Junior Einstein class component, students observe and learn science concepts in action through participating in hands-on experiments.


Interesting passages and fun games and videos are weaved into our syllabus to pique and cultivate students' interest in Science.


Comprehensive practices for students to master the techniques of answering both multiple-choice questions and open-ended questions.


  • Unicellular and Multicellular Organisms
  • Common Human Cells and Plant Cells
  • Organs
  • Typical Animal Cell
  • Typical Plant Cell
  • Functions of Parts of a Cell
  • Cell Division (for enrichment)
  • Movement of Water into Plant and Animal Cells (for enrichment)
Reproduction in Animals
  • Types of Reproduction (for enrichment)
  • Internal and External Fertilisations (for enrichment)
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System
  • Ovum, Sperm and Fertilisation
  • Heredity
Reproduction in Plants
  • Parts of a Flower
  • Life Cycle of Flowering Plants
  • Pollination
  • Fertilisation
  • Seed Dispersal
  • Germination
  • Reproduction Methods of Non-Flowering Plants
  • Comparison of Reproduction in Plants and Humans
Water and Changes of State
  • Three States of Water
  • Changes of States
  • Factors Affecting Rate of Evaporation
  • Importance of Water Cycle
  • Uses of Water
  • Water Pollution
  • Water Conservation
  • Sources of Electricity
  • Electric Circuit and its Components
  • Circuit Diagrams and Circuit Symbols
  • Factors Affecting Brightness of Bulbs
  • Electrical Conductors and Insulators
  • Circuit Testers
  • Using Electricity Safely and Conserving Energy
Circulatory System and Plant Transport System
  • Parts of Human Circulatory System and their Functions
  • Circulation of Blood in Human Body
  • Different Body Systems Working Together
  • Plant Transport System
  • Comparison between Human Circulatory System and Plant Transport System
Air and the Respiratory System
  • Composition of Air
  • Uses of Gases in Air
  • Breathing and Respiration
  • Human Respiratory System
  • Gaseous Exchange of Living Things
Photosynthesis and Energy Transfer
  • Photosynthesis and its Importance
  • Factors Affecting Rate of Photosynthesis
  • Comparison of Photosynthesis and Respiration
  • Energy Transfer Between Plants and Animals

Lesson plans

Weekly Materials
  • Notes & Practices

    Detailed topical notes, concept maps and practice papers to solidify students' understanding of the topic.

  • Apply It Right

    Tackle open-ended questions by analysing questions and learning correct thought processes and answering techniques (terminologies and keywords).

  • Junior Einstein

    Participate in hands-on experiments and demonstrations to enhance students' understanding.

  • Higher Order Thinking Question

    Only for High Achiever – students are exposed to challenging and unconventional questions to test their ability to apply concepts at a deeper level.

Homework Booster
  • Homework Booster

    Supplementary worksheets with teacher-guided solutions are provided weekly on Mind Stretcher's E-Study Buddy platform for additional self-practice.

Progress Tracking
  • Assessment Checkpoints

    Mind Stretcher's Checkpoints are run quarterly to simulate exam conditions, practice time management, and do papers similar to school assessments.

  • Student Progress Reports

    Mind Stretcher's Progress Reports analyse strengths, weaknesses and benchmark students within our cohort, which is larger than a few schools combined!

Exam Preparation
  • Error Analysis

    Analyse common student mistakes and concept misunderstandings, and learn how to avoid them.

  • Trending Questions

    Stay abreast of questions set in examinations; we monitor and analyse trending question types and incorporate them into our revision materials.

  • Revision Notes

    Comprehensive revision materials that summarises and reinforces important content for exam preparation.

A/HA distinction
  • Higher Order Thinking Questions

    Higher-order thinking questions which are more complex and challenging are introduced to stretch their ability to apply concepts at a deeper level.

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Journey through our Primary Science course

P5 & P6 Science

Our Primary 5 and 6 Science Programme will solidify foundational concepts, and introduce new topics in line with MOE’s Upper Block syllabus requirements.

Students will be provided with comprehensive practice on various types of examination questions, so that they may hone their techniques in analysing the concepts tested, and applying the right keywords in their answers to maximise their marks. Students are also trained to go beyond concept recall and sharpen their higher-order thinking skills, so that they may effectively tackle application-type questions in the examinations.  

In preparation for the PSLE, PSLE revision notes and practice papers will be distributed to consolidate students’ learning. Students will get access to trending PSLE questions, common mistakes made by students, and strategies to ace the PSLE science paper.

Our testimonials

What our students & parents say about us

Mrs Shum is a very dedicated teacher. She has given me detailed feedback to improve my writing and her lessons are very engaging. I really appreciate the personalised feedback which helps me identify areas I should work on more. She goes the extra mile to share interesting facts every lesson which has helped expand my general knowledge in so many ways. With Mrs Shum's tips and MS Worksheets explaining how to master various components, I'm able to answer questions with greater confidence. Lastly, Mrs Shum cares deeply about our emotional well-being, and she always reminds us that trying our best is more important than the results.

I would like to thank the Chinese Language teacher very much for her effort, concern and encouragement for my child! He is very happy to be in her class and has enjoyed the Chinese Language lessons very much. He has tried his very best in the PSLE examination last year 2022 and his Chinese has improved. The constant encouragement from his Chinese Language teacher makes a difference and goes a long way!  Thank you Mr Kuek and all the teachers very much who has taught him and shared during the online bootcamp and the webinars! We really appreciate the effort, time, love and understanding put into preparation of the examination booklets and materials and staying behind after the online lessons to answer the students' questions! Wishing all the teachers and staff a very Happy blessed year 2023 ahead! 

Parents of U Hian
Dear Mrs Shum, thank you so much for all the guidance and support you’ve given me since i joined ms. Since i joined at a pretty late stage, i didn’t expect myself to acquire so much valuable knowledge that allowed me to learn English from a whole new perspective, as well as to perceive life in many different aspects. Thank you for always being so generous in sharing with us your personal experiences that engaged us during class, and making English such a fun subject for us explore the wonders of it! Thank you for taking the extra mile to further support me in English Literature as well, it really has been very useful!! It has truly been an eye-opening experience learning from you and I will remember these lessons as part of the unforgettable memories of learning in this subject❤️🥰

Mrs Shum is a caring teacher who is concerned about her students and their well-being. She has helped me improve in my English and has always been very caring towards me. She stresses on our mental health and has encouraged us a lot. Her teaching is amazing and i love how she shares interesting facts related to the topic we were studying and she exposed us to the basics of general paper too. To add, Mrs Shum gives specific feedback on our work which allowed us to know what we can improve on. The MS comprehension worksheets were also of great help as they allow me to know how to answer certain questions in a straightforward manner. Mrs Shum marks quite strictly which also further prepared me well for the O-levels where the marking is usually more lenient. As a result, I learnt how to do better and could gauge where i stand. Mrs Shum also made me realise that i was better in personal recount essays which allowed me to do well in the O-levels. Overall, MS worksheets were of great help and useful with specific tips and strategies. Thank you so much.

Sevvel Selvam
Hi Ms Mavis, I would like to thank you for the teaching. Your lessons are engaging and I can always focus on it. I still remember vividly your patience when answering all my questions. Even though I have a lot of questions, you still answer them using your best effort which I appreciate very much. You are a great teacher 👍 Thank you very much and wish you a great year ahead !

Tao Weiqi
Dear Mr Alvin, Just want to text you to say "Thank you for all you have done for all the kids! Elvyn scored AL6 for his 2022 PSLE!“ A special mention to Teacher Meili, Teacher Audrey, Teacher Ryan and 丁老师。Not only were they never annoyed by his endless questions and constant requests for ways to improve himself, they guided him and encouraged him to do more and better. We are so blessed to have met all of you! I had introduced friends to send their kids to MS and will surely help to promote MS in the future too!

Mother of Elvyn Ee
Mr Bernard Sew is a dedicated and effective teacher. I certainly hope he would consider continuing to teach the current P4 Tuesday online class when the students move on to P5 next year.

Parent of Arielle Teo Le Yann
Mr Ee is encouraging and kind towards us. He always finds ways to engage us into learning with him too. One thing he does that is unique is that he always prepares a lot of tools for the lesson before the lesson even starts. When we have a question, he will either show the answer in his google drive or search it up on google. When we have questions about exam formats, he will research about it and tell us the answer the week after. Mr Ee is very patient and thoughtful to us too. When we are given a ton of work, instead of giving it all in one go, he would split it up and ask us to hand up separately. I enjoy his classes as he also shows us youtube videos that is related to the lesson, which is fun and engaging. Altogether, I think that Mr Ee is a good teacher and I enjoy all his classes.

Keon Lau
Happy Teacher’s Day Mr Rusli!☺️☺️ A Good teacher is like a candle,It consumes Itself to light a way for the Others. Thank you Mr Rusli for guiding me through science and helping me improve in it. Attending your lesson was engaging and always enthusiastic! Definitely love attending your Science class and would love to continue this learning journey☺️

Chow Leshane
Thank you for your hard work and passion to make P5 Science classes more lively & interesting despite the fact it is a dry subjeect. If only there was a survey to vote for the best HBL teacher I am sure you would certainly be among the top. Once again, thank you.

Parent of Rachel Chua
Marc Alonso
I like that Mind Stretcher uses both informative videos as well as hands-on experiments to help students learn. Being able to see the reactions of experiments makes lessons more fun. Mind Stretcher also prepares students in advance after the end-of-year examinations are over, with topics that will be taught in the coming year to familiarise students with the syllabus.

Marc Alonso
MS Science Student in Pri & Sec School (2019-2022)
Nay Wun Thant
Mind Stretcher has complemented my experience in Primary School and further enhanced my passion in the languages and the sciences to unimaginable extents, thanks to the ardent educators in Mind Stretcher. My P6 Mind Stretcher teachers, namely, Mrs Rae (Eng), Mr Kelvin Lim (Sci), Ms Joanna Tan (Maths) and Mdm Soo Lian (H. Chi); were all educators with a difference - they shaped me academically and socially.

Nay Wun Thant
P5 Sci & Chi, P6 Eng, Math, Sci & Chi, S1 Eng, Math, Sci, Chi (2020 - 2022)
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