It is the policy of the school to assign homework from Monday to Thursday inclusive. Parents are strongly advised to take an active interest in their child’s homework, and to see that it is properly done.
Ideally , homework will contain a balance between reading tasks, learning tasks and written tasks.
This balance is not always possible and can vary considerably from day to day. However it should be noted that homework time devoted to reading and learning is as important as written work.
Homework will regularly contain reading, spellings, tables, written work, pieces to be “learned by heart” drawing/colouring, collecting information/items and finishing work started in class.
Children often feel that reading and “learning by heart” is not real homework. Parents can play an important role in listening to reading and items to be learned to ensure this work is done well.
Sanctions for homework not done without good reason.
(a) Detention at break time.
(b) Note home in the homework diary to be signed by a parent.
(c) If repeated -