"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 of 30 minutes each evening, Monday to Friday, totalling 90 minutes.

Year 7 and 8 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Self Quizzing
Maths English Science Hi/Gg MFL
Reading/Tassomai
English Maths Science Reading Reading
Maths Drill Sheet Set first lesson of the week, due in the first lesson of the following week
 
Year 9 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Self Quizzing (wk1)
Maths  English MFL Biology Geography
Self Quizzing (wk2)
Maths  English Chemistry History Physics
Reading/Tassomai English Maths  Science Reading Reading
Maths Drill Sheet Set first lesson of the week, due in the first lesson of the following week

KS3 Suggested Reading List 

Project Homework: Published on the weekly noticeboard and Google Classroom.

Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Unit 6
Year 7 Maths English ATL RE Music Science
Year 8 Geography Drama STEM Englis PE History
Year 9 MFL Science Art Technology Maths IT

Key Stage 4

Years 10 and 11: Subject homework is comprised of two 1 hour subject homeworks per night. 30 minutes will be self quizzing, whilst the other 30 minutes will be set by the class teacher.

Year 10 and 11 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Subject 1 Maths Biology Chemistry Maths Physics
Subject 2 English Lang EBacc Option 1 English Lit Option 2

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:

  • Preparatory notes
  • Flip learning
  • Practice
  • Exam practice
  • Essay completion
  • 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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