We developed StarWorks, a university preparation program, to help students during their formative years (ages 13 to 16) to discover their innate abilities, to extend their knowledge beyond a school syllabus and to make them capable of finding their own fulfilment in life.
Students get an opprtunity to strengthen concepts they learned in school and apply it to advanced questions.
Our Tutors who graduated from Oxford University provide engaging lessons that boost your child’s academic performance.
IGCSE / A-Level
Students ages 13-16 are welcome to join!
Age 13-14, students entering Year 10
Sudents build up foundational skills and concepts crucial in starting their 1st Year of IGCSEs strong.
Age 14-15, entering Year 11
Students will be putting what they’ve learnt into practice and hone exam-ready skills for their IGCSE.
Age 15-16, just finished IGCSE exams
Students get to pick up advanced subject areas and concepts to prepare for the pre-university years.
Develop reliable reading, writing and critical thinking skills to excel in IGCSE First Language English
Develop English literacy skills that lets students analyse different types of text and produce writing with a wider array of vocabulary. You’ll be able to find writing or reading a more enjoyable experience and even write your own essay to get into the university of your dreams!
Learn how to solve any problem through our Critical Thinking & Creativity module. Create an approach to match the situations or needs with structured and innovative thought. You’ll thrive by asking the right questions and considering possibilities or perspectives. A valuable skill that can be applied anywhere.
Widen your General Knowledge and discover subjects like health sciences, philosophy, film studies or even politics. You’ll get to encounter university subjects early so you have time to experience and experiment with topics that you’re interested in, while also keeping up to date with current affairs.
Problem-solve advanced questions for a strong head start in IGCSE, A-Level and STEM field degrees
Access a vast amount of degree options and possibilities with a strong foundation in Maths. You’ll learn concepts from Further Mathematics that are not taught to you until pre-university, and try out International Mathematical Olympiad tricks. Push yourself ahead of your peers to get an early head start.
Become a wholesome teenager by learning how to be emotionally resilient and how to communicate effectively
Present your best side and points with Communication skills. Warren Buffet believes good communication can increase your value by 50%! Master the art of persuasion and presentation while sharing your ground-breaking ideas. You’ll even be able to remain confident during a nerve-wracking interview.
To be your best self, students need to be fully equipped as Wholesome Teenagers: emotionally resilient, organised, empathetic and able to hold themselves accountable. You’ll be able to face daunting challenges in life, including getting into a top university, and push yourself to achieve success.
|Monday to Friday
14 - 18 August 2023
13-14 years old
14-15 years old
15-16 years old
|9:30am - 11:30am||ENGLISH||MATHS||STAR SKILLS|
|11:30am - 12:30pm||LUNCH BREAK + GROUP ACTIVITIES|
|12:30pm - 2:30pm||STAR SKILLS||ENGLISH||MATHS|
|2:30pm - 3:00pm||TEA TIME|
|3:00pm - 5:00pm||MATHS||STAR SKILLS||ENGLISH|
Any 13 to 16 year old with the following needs:
RM 1,299 per subject.
The classes will be conducted in-person at our office in Taman Tun Dr Ismail.
Homework will vary from tutor to tutor. Some tutors will provide flexible homework that is optional while practice-focused subjects such as Mathematics will have mandatory homework and optional homework.
Being mindful that students have their own school work and other tasks to accomplish, we aim to provide a healthy dose of work that is not overwhelming.
Payment is made by term:
Subjects: IGCSE English Foundatione
Jish received a full scholarship to read Jurisprudence at Merton College, University of Oxford, from which he graduated in 2015, winning prizes for best first and second year law student at Merton. For the past six years, Jish has been a solicitor at a global white-shoe law firm, prior to a planned return to Malaysia in 2022. Jish had counselled students in their applications to Oxford and law firms, and been involved in various charities to teach under-privileged kids. He believes that students should be supported in finding a balanced and sustainable approach to academics. Ultimately he believes that learning how to think critically and to ask the right questions are far more important than being taught the subject itself.
Subjects: Star Skills
Alistair is a former consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. He has supported C-suite clients across SEA across various industries such as Oil & Gas, Consumer Goods and the Public Sector. He attended the Alice Smith International School for his A levels and IGCSEs and received academic scholarship to study his chosen university degree. He holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bristol; received with First Class Honours. He has helped some applicants in their university admissions and others in their professional career applications. He believes that the best way for students to mature and develop, is to build upon fundamental understanding and passion for learning rather than teaching the typical “how-to’s” in academics.
Subjects: IGCSE/A-Level Maths
Andy was born and raised in England. After attending a state school, he won a place at Oxford to study engineering, where he won a distinction and eventually graduated with his masters. He particularly excelled in mathematics, and scored a high first class in that examination. Since moving to Malaysia, Andy has taught and tutored A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics. In recent years, he has successfully coached students for entrance into schools such as Eton and Harrow, as well as for the Cambridge STEP exams in mathematics (in which his last student scored two Grade I's). As many of his students will attest, he is especially gifted at teaching people to think clearly and to reason mathematically.
Role: Curriculum Developer
Rohan has a first-class degree in English Literature from Cambridge University and a Masters with distinction in Linguistics from Oxford University. As an undergraduate, he had three broad areas of interest: Chaucer, the Victorians and the English novel in the 20th century. At the postgraduate level, his main focus was on child language acquisition. He has been working as an English tutor in Malaysia for the past 10 years and continues to be passionate about bringing out the best in his students. His students have gone on to Ivy League colleges in the US and to top Russell Group universities in the UK. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano; he is a Fellow of the London College of Music in piano performance.
Role: Program Manager
Tamara obtained her MEng degree in Materials Science from Oxford University. She was awarded an academic scholarship and several college prizes throughout her time at Trinity College, Oxford. Tamara then spent her 4th year at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US doing research on “Biodegradable Bone Screws”. Following this, she joined Shell and worked for 9 years in various roles starting out as a Materials Engineer in The Netherlands. After various commercial roles in Shell, she started PrepWorks in 2015 to provide guidance to students aiming for top universities, colleges and boarding schools. Tamara also obtained a certification from Harvard Graduate School of Education in Online Teaching and Learning Strategies and counsels 50+ students a year herself with the majority making it to their top choice school or university.