"Homework is not an optional extra, but an essential part of a high quality education"
Mrs Rodgers, Assistant Principal

Expectations

 

Key Stage 3

Year 7, 8 and 9: Homework comprises of three tasks each evening, Monday to Friday, totalling 90 minutes.

Year Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7 30 mins SQ Maths SQ English SQ Science SQ Hums SQ MFL
30 mins Reading Reading Reading Reading Reading
30 mins Maths Drill Worksheet
 

8

30 mins SQ Maths SQ English SQ Science SQ Hums SQ MFL
30 mins Reading Reading Reading Reading Reading
30 mins Maths Drill Worksheet
 
Week 1 30 mins SQ Maths SQ English SQ MFL SQ Biology SQ Geography
30 mins Reading Reading Reading Reading Reading
30 mins Maths Drill Worksheet
Week 2 30 mins SQ Maths SQ English SQ Chemistry SQ History SQ Physics
30 mins Reading Reading Reading Reading Reading
30 mins Maths Drill Worksheet

Key Stage 4

Years 10 and 11: Subject homework is comprised of two tasks over the week, totalling 1.5 hours per subject. The Years 10 and 11 homework works on a two week rota.

Year Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10/11

Week 1

30 mins SQ Maths SQ English Lit SQ Biology SQ EBacc1 SQ Chemistry
60 mins Subject Specific Homework
 
10/11

Week 2

30 mins SQ Maths SQ English Lit SQ Physics SQ EBacc 2 (Year 11 only?) Basket 3 Subjects – 1 hour each per fortnight
60 mins Subject Specific Homework

Key Stage 5

Years 12 and 13: Homework is comprised of self-quizzing, as well as further subject specific tasks each week for A Level subjects, totalling 6 hours. For BTEC subjects, homework will be designed to support coursework completion or preparation for any exams. 

Examples of Further Tasks:

  • Revision notes: from a revision guide
  • Exam style questions: short or long answer
  • Essays
  • Assignment research or write-up
  • DEAR subject specific reading, reflection and response

Each subject teacher will set homework on the same day each week, giving a full week to complete the tasks set – subject to timetabling.

Where next

Effective Revision

This is a very important time in the life of any student preparing for a variety of year group assessments, mocks or final course exams. In…

Effective Revision

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