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School subjects

CDT

noun

Craft, Design, and Technology: a British school subject in which you learn technical and design skills

civics

noun

a school subject in which you study how government works and what people’s rights, duties, and responsibilities are as citizens

curriculum

noun

the subjects that students study at a particular school or college

domestic science

noun

home economics

English

noun

this language and its literature as a subject that you study

games

noun

organized sports that children play at school

gym

noun

the activity of doing indoor physical exercises, especially at school

home economics

noun

a subject taught in schools involving skills that are useful in the home, for example cooking and making clothes

liberal arts

noun

school or college subjects that give students a general education and teach them to think, rather than those subjects that develop practical skills

modern languages

noun

languages that are still spoken today, especially considered as a subject of study at school or university

national curriculum

noun

a country’s official programme of what children must learn at school

PE

noun

physical education: a school subject in which you exercise and play sports

physical education

noun

the sports and physical exercise that children learn as a school subject

poetry

noun

poems as a subject in schools or universities

PT

noun

physical training: a lesson in school where children do physical exercise and play sports

sex education

noun

information about sex and sexual relationships that adults teach to young people, especially in school

shop

noun

a school subject in which students learn to work with tools and machines

social studies

noun

a school or college subject that includes the study of history, government, and world cultures

the three R’s

noun

the basic skills of reading, writing, and arithmetic (=using numbers to add, multiply etc)

core curriculum

the most important and basic subjects that all school students must study

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