The aims and objectives of homework are:

  •          to enable pupils to make maximum progress in their academic and social development;
  •          to help pupils develop the skills of an independent learner;
  •          to promote cooperation and communication between home and school in supporting each child's learning, enabling parents to support their child with their learning;
  •          to enable all aspects of the curriculum to be covered in sufficient depth;
  •          to provide educational experiences not possible in school;
  •          to consolidate and reinforce the learning done in school, and to allow children to practise skills taught in lessons;
  •          to help children develop good work habits for the future.

We set a variety of homework activities:

Early Years Foundation Stage

  • Reading – daily, if possible, or at least three or four times a week;
  • Numeracy or literacy based activities, such as maths challenges or Firm Foundations activities; 
  • Collecting things and/or carrying out simple research prior to, or during a topic.

Key Stage 1

  • Reading – daily, if possible, or at least three or four times a week;
  • Learning weekly spellings;
  • Collecting things and/or carrying out simple research prior to, or during a topic;

   Lower Key Stage 2 (Y3/4)

  • Reading – daily, if possible, or at least three or four times a week;
  • Learning weekly spellings;
  • Practising multiplication tables;
  • MyMaths

   Upper Key Stage 2 (Y5/6)

  • Reading – daily, if possible, or at least three or four times a week, completing a reading journal, collecting "magpie" or challenge words;
  • Learning weekly spellings;
  • Practising multiplication tables; Timestables Rockstar
  • MyMaths
  • Reading Plus (Y6)
  • Revision for national tests;     


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