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Subject teaching time: KS3 & 4

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Last updated on 11 January 2018
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 and 4. 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 the school's discretion
  2. 2 Suggested time allocation per subject 
  3. 3 KS3 examples
  4. 4 KS4 examples

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