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High School Subjects

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The core school subjects are English, Maths and Science. There are many subjects we learn in Bristish high schools. Here are some of the ones we remember from our school days.

Maths / Mathematics

The study of numbers and shapes.

As part of maths you learn amongst other things algebra and geometry.


A type of mathematics in which letters and symbols are used to represent quantities.


A type of mathematics in which the measurements and relationships of lines, angles, surfaces and solids.


The study of the structure and behaviour of the natural world based on facts.

Science can be spilit into these three subjects.


The study of living things.


The study of matter and energy and the effect thay have.


The study of substances and the different ways in which they react or combine with other substances.


The study of all the countries of the world, and mountains, seas and weather.


The study of past events as a subject at school or university.


The study of democracy, justice, rights and responsibilities.

Physical Education (P.E)

Learning to play sport and exercise.

Business Studies

The study of subjects connected with money and managing a business

Home Economics

Cooking and other skills needed at home.


Learning how to draw, paint or sculpt.


Learning to sing or play a musical instrument

Now decide which lesson each of these teachers teaches:

  • 1) "Julius Caesar was killed in 44 B.C."

  • 2) "Start by holding your racket pointing away from you."

  • 3) "What's the capital of Brazil?"

  • 4) "The first element in the periodic table is hydrogen."

  • 5) "In the expression x + 5 = 7, the only value that x can have is 2."