The aim of the giving of homework is to encourage responsibility within the child; to fulfil both parents and students expectations; to extend the children’s study life into the home thereby enabling parents to be aware of and involved in the children’s work; to reinforce work done during the day and in areas the children are familiar with; to encourage and develop consistent study habit and independent study skills and to encourage a form of communication between teacher and parents.
Homework is given from Monday to Thursday.
Home work is selected from the following:
Reading – should be done by all children each night
The time given to written homework should be:
Year 5 & 6
Parents should notify the teacher if the homework could not be completed. Parents are invited to liase and comment through the homework book. Consistent non-homework presenters will be dealt with by the class teacher, outside Detention. All homework is to be signed by the parents.
10 - 20 minutes
30 - 40 minutes
30 - 60 minutes