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HOMEWORK

How much homework should my child be receiving?

SUBJECT KS3 KS4

Art

Drama 

Music

Once piece fortnightly

Business Studies

N/A

One piece per week

 

English

Project based at the start of a unit of work working at about 15 minutes per night and after that a piece lasting about one hour per week.

All pupils will have a minimum of one hour’s homework a week and this will be linked to preparation for controlled conditions, reading  and exam revision and preparation.

 

Geography

1 x 30minute piece

Some pupils at KS3 work on Geographical Enquiries which can take a whole half term.

1 x 1hour piece

History

Project based homework issued once per half term

 

 

ICT

KS3 – Pupils will complete projects relevant to the topic that is being covered in class or will be given online tasks to complete via www.samlearning.com every half term for pupils in KS3

KS4 pupils will be given a set of exam style questions each half term. In year 11 particularly pupils are expected to be revising outside of lessons using resources they have created or from the materials available on the shared area which they have remote access to and they can also use websites such as teach-ict, bitesize and GCSEpod

 

Maths

1 x 30 minute (minimum) piece per week to consolidate and extend learning.

1 x 1 hour (minimum) piece  per week to consolidate and extend learning with a focus on examination approach and practise.

MFL

One piece weekly

PE

N/A One piece weekly
Science

One piece weekly

 

 

Technology

Y7 & 8 will be set one project per subject per rotation as homework.

In Y9 one project per term will be set as homework.

These projects will include all aspects of the design process, encouraging the pupils to become independent learners.

Generally this will be research based and ongoing weekly, each individual area has own trackers for pupils to assess their progress, these include deadlines.