Homework

Homework

Homework should consist of worthwhile and meaningful activities aimed to extend the learning of the pupil beyond the classroom and to embed knowledge from the curriculum. Tasks should:

  • consolidate and reinforce skills and understanding of curriculum content
  • support work completed in class
  • develop independent learning skills
  • allow pupils to develop and practice the skills and knowledge that they will need to apply in assessment situations such as exams
  • be age accessible and differentiated according to ability
  • develop skills and attributes such as resilience and investigation.
Homework set will include:
  • learning key facts, details and explanations in order to reinforce and consolidate curriculum content
  • Hegarty Maths
  • GCSE Pod
  • LanguageNut
Homework tasks may also include:
  • preparing a presentation to the class
  • research
  • creating resources (this could include cooking, drawing or making models for example)
  • trying out a simple scientific experiment
  • subject based projects (over a half term for example)

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