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Homework - How Much

The school operates a 2 week timetable. A homework timetable is published for years 7-11 indicating which subject homework may be set on which day. The amount of homework per night will vary as students completing projects or extended pieces will be pacing themselves. Depending on their age, students should spend a maximum of 1 hr 20 mins (in year 7) to 2 hours (in year 11) on set homework or revision per school night. They can of course do more in following up a personal interest or doing additional research and learning.  KS4 students are expected to use some of the study time allocated to go over and revise topics covered on a regular basis throughout the course. They may do this by revising from their own notes, revision guides or using internet based resources.

Alongside set homework there will be ongoing learning tasks, corrections to make to marked work and reading, so it is the expectation that students do study at home each night.

Our key functions as a school are to help young people gain the skills they will need to learn throughout their lives and secure the best possible exam results. It is not our policy to set homework for the sake of it, rather to set homework to support learning and develop skills and knowledge. A student who fails to complete homework is therefore suffering detriment to their own learning and attainment. Consequences such as lunchtime and after school detentions may be applied to students who fail to complete homework, in order to help them to develop good learning habits. Students are rewarded for submitting homework promptly, with additional rewards for consistently good homework and exceptional pieces. In adopting this approach sanctions should be rarely used as students should have developed effective routines in order to regulate themselves. Teachers will alert parents to students’ failure to complete homework through grades given on progress checks or direct messages.

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Students develop their independent learning skills through the completion of homework. Homework is the generic name applied to independent or group work completed outside the lesson. It can take a wide variety of forms and has the potential to fulfill many functions. Homework may be set in order to ensure that students repeat, complete and embed learning or apply it in a new context. It may involve research and fresh learning that complements or extends the curriculum covered in the classroom. It may be the vehicle by which students address individual misconceptions or correct pieces of classwork. It may demonstrate the acquisition of skills as well as knowledge and also be a preparation for and contribution to a future lesson.

Consequently, the setting of homework will vary from subject to subject and within subjects throughout the year. Learning in some subjects (such as Languages and Maths) is often best supported by the completion of short tasks that follow up the lesson content. Other subjects may set extended tasks or projects that are to be completed over a number of weeks. 

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KS4 students should use some of the study time allocated  to go over and revise topics covered on a regular basis throughout the course. They may do this by revising from their own notes, revision guides or using internet based resources.

 

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