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Weekly study timetable

By making a weekly study timetable for yourself you will

  1. organise your time evenly across your subjects and
  2. see how you are using your time.

 

Note: Homework is different from study. When you study you summarise and attempt to learn your subject matter.

 

The study program below is for a year 11 student attempting to study 18 hours per week.

There is a 10 minute break for every hour of study.

 

Year 11 Study Timetable

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

5:00 to 5:50 pm

Homework

Homework

Homework

Homework

Homework

6:00 to 6:50 pm

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

7:00 to 7:50 pm

Homework

TV

TV

Sport

Homework

8:00  to 8:50 pm

English

Biology

Chemistry

Sport

Studies of Religion 2

9:00 to 9:50 pm

Maths

Business Studies

Maths

Sport

Business Studies

10.00 to 10:50 pm

Chemistry

Studies of Religion 2

English

 

Biology

Number of study blocks

5

4

4

1

5

 

Time

Saturday 1

Saturday 2

9:00 am to 9.50 am

English

Biology

10:00 am to 10:50 am

Maths

Business Studies

11:00 am to 11:50 am

Chemistry

Studies of Religion 2

Number of study blocks

3

 

Weekly study hours  = Number of study blocks x Block time in minutes / 60 minutes

Weekly study hours  = 22 x 50 / 60 hours

Weekly study hours  = 18 hours

 

In reality the study timetable serves as a guide.

To keep on track tally the number of study blocks you complete each day of the week.

 

Total number of Homework/ study blocks per term

Week

Goal

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Mon

 5

 5

 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tue

 4

 4

 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wed

 4

 0

 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thur

1

 0

 0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fri

5

 5

 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sat

 3

 2

 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

22

 16

 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 My goal is to achieve 22 blocks of study per week

This student may have not achieved 22 blocks of study in a week but 16 blocks is way ahead of students with no study plan so don't give up!

"In my first two weeks  I studied 16 x 50/ 60 or  13 hours per week. Considering I did very little last year I have improved heaps!"

If you want to push yourself further then set yourself short term goals and reward yourself.

For example "if I follow the study schedule form Monday to Friday in total I will take Saturday off as 19 blocks of study is better than 16!"

By attempting to follow a study plan you will start to develop good time management skills.Think of a person training to compete in a marathon. If they are unfit at the beginning they will start off walking then later on jog for a bit. As time goes on they will become fitter and fitter.