Year 7 and 8
One homework per subject per week (ten in total, two for Maths and English) of approximately 20 – 30 minutes each. For the first half of the autumn term Year 7 pupils receive organisational and reflective homework only.
One homework per subject per week (ten in total, two for Maths and English) of approximately 30 minutes each.
Homework set will be recorded in the pupil’s planner. All homework will be marked, and feedback given, but please bear in mind this may be as part of a wider piece of work. We have a new and growing library, and pupils will be able to use this facility to complete work after school until 4.30pm from Mondays to Thursdays.
Year 10 and 11
English and Maths: 2 x 60 minute homeworks per week
Science: 3 x 40 minute homeworks per week
Option subjects: 60 minutes per subject per week.
Set 1 Maths: an additional 60 minute homework per week
Year 12 and 13
Each subject may set up to 75% of allocated curriculum time weekly.
Assignments may not always be written. Research, learning, revision and completion of projects may also be set as homework. Parents should inform the teacher if an assignment has taken markedly longer than the stipulated time.
Parents are encouraged both to monitor their son/daughter and to ensure that they have a quiet place to work without distractions.