The Indigo Express programme is a tuition course that will support your child to succeed in the O-Level English exam.  The Indigo Express programme is exam focused, and specially designed to help students cope with the high demands of the Secondary 1-4 Express English Curriculum based on the Revised O-Level syllabus, so as to assist them in getting into the desired Junior Colleges, or Polytechnic programme of their dreams. 

At the end of the journey, we seek to empower students to pursue higher education at choice schools. This is done by:


  • A rigorous curriculum, benchmarked against top Singapore Schools; and
  • Timely assessment and feedback for sustained academic excellence. 


The Indigo Express ("O" Level English) programme is conducted using the same academic rigour and intensity of our IP Programme. This way, we help students build a robust foundation beyond the comforts of "O" Level English. Together with our critical thinking structure, they are primed to stay ahead of the rest and consistently make breakthroughs in their language journey. Further, we specifically tailor our materials to suit students' examination schedule so that our specially selected tutors are able to incorporate relevant skills required in a timely manner.

Programme Structure:

  • Sharpen critical thinking and essay writing skills through using a genre approach
  • Acquire editing skills to correct grammatical errors and improve situational and continuous writing
  • Reinforce Comprehension skills, using a language arts approach. Students will concentrate on answering of factual, inferential and summary questions based on visual, narrative, personal recount and argumentative texts
  • Strengthen oral communication and listening skills
  • Improve their command of the English language through infusing current affairs and simultaneously expanding vocabulary

Key features:

Our quality curriculum that sets us apart from other "O" Level centres

     Language Arts

  • Introduces a different set of skills needed to unpack English literature academically. It also introduces basic English literary devices that would enable one to master the foundation of the English language.
  • This includes introducing basic literary devices and figurative language such as metaphors and personification. This would also be necessary for the students as these are some of the basic skills that students will be tested during comprehension.

     Current Affairs

  • A unique indigo feature – this will provide students with the unique perspective and content needed for them to form opinions about world affairs and local issues. Not only do we present the current affairs features in a manner that is easily accessible and understood by the students, we would also provide the students with sufficient talking points and opinion for them to internalise, and start forming their own opinion to use in their essay and oral conversations.


  • 600 – this is the number of unique words that are taught to all our students every year. This is higher than the standard required of SAT / IELTS (~480 words).

Our Diagnostics and customised pace of learning, catering to different learner profiles

    Express vs PREMIUM Express

  • We understand the needs of our students, and that different students have different learning capacity. We have therefore designed both Express and PREMIUM Express classes, where we will teach the same skillsets required for a student to excel at the GCE “O” level, but at a different pace and intensity.
  • For our PREMIUM Express class, we also have 2 teachers teaching the same class – one focusing on the Paper 1 (essay component), and the other teacher focusing on paper 2 (comprehension, summary). This will keep the students on their toes, and ensure that the lessons are taught with sufficient rigour and intensity.

       Special programmes to provide customised solutions to students

  • Regular assessments, e.g. Termly Tests and Comprehension diagnostics tests.
  • Holiday programmes – e.g. Comprehension Skills workshop
  • Orange and Red Intensive Programme for graduating students preparing for the "O" Levels

Skilful guidance by experienced tutors

  • Teachers are dynamic, passionate and engaging.
  • Teachers are either MOE-trained teachers, experienced corporate professionals or ex-Indigo students handpicked by the Principal of Indigo Group.

For Indigo's other Secondary level subjects, click here:

Express Mathematics Express Science


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Desmond Chan

Senior Tutor, English – Indigo Group

•Master of Arts in Linguistics

•Former General Paper Teacher in Junior College, and English Teacher in Secondary School

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English Tutor – Indigo Group

•Anthropology (University of Sydney)

•MSc (Applied Finance) at the Singapore Management University

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Lee Junhui

English Tutor – Indigo Group

•Bachelor of Arts (NUS)

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Jonathan Png

English Tutor – Indigo Group

•Bachelor of Arts (English and English Literature)

•Former English teacher in Bukit Batok Secondary and Hwa Chong Institution

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Trevor Lum

Head, Student Affairs (Sec IP); Senior Tutor, English and Mathematics

•BA (USC Berkeley)

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Vicky Tan

English Tutor – Indigo Group

•Experienced MOE Teacher

•Bachelor in English, and English Literature