Homework

Homework is set across the school. In setting homework we aim to:

  • Promote positive attitudes to work and school
  • Raise achievement of all pupils
  • Consolidate and reinforce skills and understanding in literacy and numeracy and across the curriculum
  • Encourage and develop independent learningIncrease self discipline
  • Develop the home/school partnership
  • Prepare children for secondary transfer in Year 6

 

A variety of types of homework are used depending on the age and ability of the pupils. These include

 

Reading

Learning spellings, multiplication tables and mental arithmetic tasks

Completion of class work

A piece of research on a familiar or a new topic

Revision for a test

A piece of mathematics, science or English work

Other work agreed with parents

 

 

A timetable providing information of curriculum topics is sent out on a termly basis to parents. We also inform parents of when and what kind of homework tasks to expect their child to receive