FOI Request - Teaching Time In Schools

Request 101000332416

I am submitting a Freedom of Information to ask how many hours of teaching time per year children in a) primary schools and b) secondary schools receive.  By teaching hours, I mean contact time with a teacher not including breaks or lunch.

Response 20-03-2015

a) Primary Schools - 851 hours per year (4.5 hours per day x 189 days per year)

b) Secondary Schools - 1040 hours per year (5.5 hours per day x 189 days per year)

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