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Subject (school)

program of study, or unit of teaching that typically lasts one academic term

Subjects are the parts into which learning can be divided. At school, each lesson usually covers one subject only. Some of the most common subjects at school are English, history, mathematics, physical education and science

ExamplesEdit

Primary school subjects: (ages 4–11)

Secondary school subjects: (ages 11–16)

  • Art
  • Business studies
  • Citizenship
  • Dance
  • Design & technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Information and communication technology (ICT)
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Modern studies
  • Music
  • PE: Physical education
  • PSHE: Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
  • RE: Religious education
  • Science
  • Study skills

Other subjects include:

Other websitesEdit

  •   "Elective Subjects" . New International Encyclopedia. 1905.
  •   "Elective Subjects" . Encyclopedia Americana. 1920.