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Key Stages 3, 4 and 5: subject teaching time

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Last updated on 11 April 2017
School types: All · School phases: Secondary
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How much time should we spend teaching each curriculum subject? There are no requirements for schools to teach a minimum number of hours per week or per subject in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. We look at timetables from secondary schools showing how much time is spent on each subject.

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  1. 1 Subject teaching time is at school's discretion
  2. 2 Suggested time allocation per subject at KS3
  3. 3 Teaching time per subject: examples from schools

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