HOMEWORK

Homework is considered to be a valuable element of the learning process.  At SS. John and Monica’s school we believe that homework should be set:
•    to involve parents in their children’s learning;
•    to help parents keep abreast of what their child can and cannot do;
•    to take advantage of the home context to apply learning;
•    to encourage children to talk about their work to their parents and explain what they are doing and how;
•    to extend the time for learning, thus enabling children to practise and consolidate their skills and knowledge and strategies;
•    to prepare children for secondary school experiences of homework;
•    to view learning as a lifelong process and not just restricted to school hours.

The schools agreed practice for homework is that homework is set on a regular basis, for all years, in line with our homework policy. 

 

 

Year group Guideline Amount  Tasks/activities
Reception 45 mins per week
  • Daily Reading 
  • Sounds will be set weekly
Year 1 60 mins per week
  • Daily Reading
  • Spellings/sounds will be set weekly
  • English/Maths Homework Booklets
Year 2 60 mins per week
  • Daily Reading
  • Weekly spellings/sounds 
  • English/Maths Homework Booklets
  • Online Reading/English/Maths
  • Half Termly Projects
Year 3 90 mins per week
  • Daily Reading
  • Weekly spellings/sounds 
  • English/Maths Homework Booklets
  • Online Reading/English/Maths
  • Half Termly Projects
Year 4 90 mins per week
  • Daily Reading
  • Weekly spellings/sounds 
  • English/Maths Homework Booklets
  • Online Reading/English/Maths
  • Half Termly Projects
Year 5 30 mins per day
  • Daily Reading
  • Weekly spellings/sounds 
  • English/Maths Homework Booklets
  • Online Reading/English/Maths
  • Half Termly Projects
Year 6 30 mins per day
  • Daily Reading
  • Weekly spellings/sounds 
  • English/Maths Homework Booklets
  • Online Reading/English/Maths
  • SAT's preparation homework
  • Half Termly Projects