The school year in Portugal is organized in three terms:
The first term starts on 15th September and ends on 16th December.
The second term starts on 3rd January and ends on 23rd March.
The third term starts on 10th April and ends on 8th Jun for sixth and ninth grades, and ends on 15th Jun for fifth, seventh and eighth grades.
In each term we have two tests for each subject: Two tests of Maths, of Portuguese, of History, of Science, of Chemistry, of Geography, of English, of French, one of Art and one of Technology Education.
We have 15 subjects and these are French, Portuguese, English, Natural Sciences, Physical and Chemical Sciences, Physical Education, Arts workshop or Technological Education, Geography, History, Mathematics, Civics, AAE (Study Support Activities), Visual Education, EMRC (Catholic Religious Moral Education). The most important ones that need more study are Portuguese and Mathematics.
Well .. The most popular and least popular subjects are:
- Most popular: arts, physical education, Visual Education, technology education and English.
-Less popular: Maths.
Our timetable Port – Portuguese AAE-Study Support activities PE – Physical Education TE – Technology Geo – Geography Hist – History Ch – Chemistry Sc – Science FR-French Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 8.15 Arts 9.00 Arts Moral E 10.00 PE Maths 10.45 PE Maths 11.45 Port 12.30 Port 13.30 Maths SSA Arts/ TE Ch/Sc 14.15 Maths SSA Arts/ TE Ch/Sc 15.15 Port Port Geo Maths FR 16.00 Port Fr Geo PE FR 17.00 Eng Hist Sc/Ch Hist 17.45 Eng Hist Sc/Ch Civics