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Arise Academic Calendar (2023-24) & Class Schedule

Below is the 23-24 Weekly Class Schedule.

Classes are typically held once a week (see each class description for complete details). Each live Zoom class consists of two 40-minute sessions with a short, 5-10 min., break in the middle. All classes are held according to the GMT time zone. See individual courses for all details.

Upon purchase of classes, you will be sent additional registration and course access information. There is a discount for course bundle purchases (you’ll find those in the Shop). We also have flexible payment plan options.

Classes are two 40 min sessions to a class slot with a 5 min break in between
TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:30 – 11:00 GMTBrit Lit Year 1– Emma CummingsGCSE Astronomy – Emma CummingsiGCSE Maths year 1 (40 mins) 9:30-10:10
iGCSE Maths Year 2 (40 min) 10:30-11:15 – Emma Cummings
12:30-14:00 GMTWorld Geography – Shannan SwindlerContextual History Year 1: Tudor & Georgian – Shannan SwindlerArt &Design 1 – Nicki Bradwell
14:30-16:00 GMTiGCSE Maths Year 1 (40 mins) Emma CummingsiGCSE Maths Year 2 (40 min) -Emma CummingsGaelic Year 1- Agnes Mitchell

Arise Academic Calendar (2023-24)

2023
Orientation17 & 18 Aug
Semester 1 begins21-Aug
Autumn 1/2 Term Break2-7 Oct
Semester 1 Live Class Sessions End8-Dec
Last Day to Turn in Assignments15-Dec
Christmas Holiay break9-Dec to 7-Jan
2024
Semester 2 Begins8-January
Reading week19-23 February
Classes resume26-Feb
Easter Holiday begins25-March – 5-April
Easter Holiday ends5-April
Classes resume8-April
Semester 2 Live Class Sessions End10-May
Last Day to Turn in Assignments17-May

What Year/Grade Level Is My Student?

Use this table as a guide to help understand the various terminology youmay hear around Arise. since we teach a variety of subjects that offer UK exam prep and USA high school transcript credit, this may help in understanding.

It is important to keep in mind that home-educated kids may be learning at multiple academic levels based on specific subject strengths weaknesses, and passions. It is not our goal to ‘pigeonhole’ any student into a grade level, but to provide clarification to help you navigate your home education options.

Student AgeScotlandEnglandUSA
4-5NurseryReceptionPreschool
5-6Primary 1 (P1)Year 1 Kindergarten
6-7Primary 2 (P2)Year 21st Grade
7-8Primary 3 (P3)Year 32nd Grade
8-9Primary 4 (P4)Year 43rd Grade
9-10Primary 5 (P5)Year 54th Grade
10-11Primary 6 (P6)Year 65th Grade
11-12Primary 7 (P7)Year 76th Grade
12-13Secondary 1 (S1)Year 87th Grade (aka Junior High or Middle School)
13-14Secondary 2 (S2)Year 98th Grade (aka Junior High or Middle School)
14-15Secondary 3 (S3)Year 109th Grade (1st year of High School, aka ‘Freshman’)
15-16Secondary 4 (S4)Year 1110th Grade (2nd year of High School, aka ‘Sophomore’)
16-17Secondary 5 (S5)Year 1211th Grade (3rd year of High School, aka ‘Junior’)
17-18Secondary 6 (S6)Year 1312th Grade (4th year of High School, aka ‘Senior’)

Orientation Week26-30 Aug
Semester 1 begins2-Sep-2024
Autumn 1/2 Term BreakOct 21-25
Semester 1 Ends20-Dec-2024
Last Day to Turn in Assignments20-Dec-2024
Christmas Holiday break23-Dec-2024 to Jan-3-2025
Semester 2 Begins6-Jan-2025
Reading week24 to 28 February-2025
Classes resume3-Mar-2025
Easter Holiday Break14 to 25 April 2025
Classes resume28-Apr-2025
Semester 2 Ends9-May-2025
Last Day to Turn in Assignments16-May-2025
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