Homework

See below for our expectations regarding homework. If you have any questions or concerns, please address these to your class teacher.

Year 1

Every week:

  • Read at least four times to an adult at home. Ask them to record in your reading diary.
  • Practise your spellings. Spellings are given out on a Friday, ready for a test the following Friday.
  • Complete a homework activity set by your teacher (given out on a Friday, to be handed in by Wednesday of the following week).

Year 2

Every week:

  • Read at least four times to an adult at home. Ask them to record in your reading diary. Reading books are changed on a Monday, while home reading diaries are checked most days.
  • Practise your spellings on the 'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' chart. Spellings are given out on a Monday, ready for a test the following Monday.
  • Complete English and Maths homework tasks from your Friday's Homework Folder. Occasionally one of these tasks may be replaced with a topic-related activity.

Year 3

Every week:

  • Read at least three times and record in your reading diary, which should be signed by an adult.
  • Complete a 'green' topic homework task. (You may choose which one to complete each week).

Alternate weeks:

  • Complete an English homework task or spellings homework.
  • Complete a Maths homework task or practise your times tables for Number Club.

Year 4

Every week:

  • Read at least three times and record in your reading diary, which should be signed by an adult. Try to read out loud to an adult at least once.
  • Practise your times tables.
  • Complete topic homework. This may be a short activity/piece of research, or a longer project to be spread over several weeks. 

Alternate weeks:

  • Complete an English task.
  • Complete a Maths task (usually one page from Schofield & Sims book).

Year 5

Every week:

  • Read at least three times and record in your reading diary, which should be signed by an adult. Try to read out loud to an adult at least once.
  • Practise your times tables.
  • Complete creative homework (topic-related). 

Alternate weeks:

  • Complete an English task.
  • Complete a Maths task (usually one page from Schofield & Sims book).

Year 6

Every week:

  • Read at least three times and record in your reading diary, which should be signed by an adult. Try to read out loud to an adult at least once.
  • Practise your times tables.
  • Complete grammar, punctuation and/or spellings task.
  • Complete a Maths task (usually one page from Schofield & Sims book).

At certain points during the year:

  • Complete a topic homework activity. This will usually be a longer piece of work spread over several weeks. 

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