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Homework

Homework and Further Resources

Homework is set for all classes. This page is designed to give you an overview across the school, please look at the individual class sub-pages for more detail.

Class teachers inform parents of when homework will be set, and when it is due, during the introductory meeting at the beginning of the school year. Homework is posted on the website and sent as hard copies when appropriate.

Class

Homework

Penguins

 

  • Share a book daily

  • Phonics workbook to be completed weekly

  • Key word games once or twice a week

Owls

 

  • Daily reading
  • Phonics activity/ My Maths alternate weeks

Robins

 

  • Daily reading
  • Spelling activity weekly
  • My Maths activity / Reading comprehension alternate weeks

Kingfishers

 

  • Daily reading
  • Spelling activity weekly
  • My Maths activity / Reading comprehension alternate weeks
  • TT Rockstars (times tables) weekly 

Woodpeckers

 

  • At least 15 minutes daily reading
  • Spelling activity weekly
  • My Maths activity / Reading comprehension alternate weeks
  • TT Rockstars (times tables) weekly 

Kestrels

 

  • At least 15 minutes daily reading
  • Spelling activity weekly
  • My Maths activity weekly
  • Reading comprehension weekly

Eagles

 

  • At least 15 minutes daily reading
  • Spelling activity weekly
  • My Maths activity weekly
  • Reading comprehension weekly
  • Reflection journal weekly

 

The time that the children are expected to spend on their homework will increase as they progress through the school.

However, if your child is struggling with homework please speak to the class teacher. Your child should be able to complete most homework independently with minimal help. For further information please see our Homework Policy.

Further resources

Below you will find links to further information about our teaching approaches with supporting materials.

English Resources

Maths

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