Homework

Homework

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The table below shows the homework you should expect your child to receive in each subject and approximately how long they should expect to spend on it. Please click here for the PDF Version

Subject Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11
Art Two pieces per half term, each should take about 30 minutes. Two pieces per half term, each should take about 30 minutes. Two pieces per half term, each should take about 30 minutes. Coursework to be ongoing at home and afterschool/ lunch– one hour a week. Coursework / set task to be ongoing at home and afterschool/ lunch – one hour a week.
Drama One piece optional each term, 30 minutes. One piece optional each term, 30 minutes. One piece each half term plus learning lines (1 hour) One piece each half term plus learning lines (1 hour) Practice, rehearsals, redrafting plus booklet revision each week (2 hours)
Music One piece optional each term, 30 minutes. One piece optional each term, 30 minutes. One piece each fortnight (either practical or written) One piece each week and individual practice and compositions. One piece each week and individual practice and compositions.
Textiles Two pieces per block, each should take about 25 minutes Two pieces per block, each should take about 30 minutes Three pieces per half term, each should take about 30 minutes. Coursework to be ongoing at home and afterschool/ lunch– one hour a week. Coursework / set task to be ongoing at home and afterschool/ lunch – one hour a week.
Food One written piece every two weeks in a block. One written piece every two weeks in a block. One written piece every week and source ingredients. One piece every week (an exam question) and source ingredients. One piece every week (an exam question) and source ingredients.
Product Design Two pieces per block, each should take about 20 minutes Two pieces per block, each should take about 20 minutes Two pieces per half term, each should take about 30 minutes. Three pieces per half term, each should take about 45 minutes. Four pieces per half term, each should take about 45 minutes.
Computing One piece per term, it should take about 45 minutes. One piece per term, it should take about 45 minutes.

 

 

Two pieces each half term. Each piece should take about approximately one hour. Two pieces each half term. Each piece should take about approximately one hour.
Maths Two pieces each half term, each should take 30-45 minutes. Two pieces each half term, each should take 30-45 minutes.

 

Two pieces each half term, each should take 30-45 minutes.

 

Three pieces each half term, each should take 30-45 minutes. Students should also complete self-learning homework and exam practice questions.

 

Three pieces each half term, each should take 30-45 minutes. Students should also complete self-learning homework.

One monthly practice exam paper will be set at specific times of the academic year.

Languages Vocabulary or grammar learning each week. Independent use of Linguascope strongly encouraged (20 minutes)

 

 

Vocabulary or grammar learning each week. Independent use of Linguascope strongly encouraged (20 minutes)

 

 

Vocabulary or grammar learning each week. Independent use of Linguascope strongly encouraged (30 minutes) Ongoing vocabulary and grammar learning, including independent use of Memrise. Weekly activities to practise reading, writing, listening and speaking (approx. 60  minutes) Ongoing vocabulary and grammar learning, including independent use of Memrise. Weekly activities to practise reading, writing, listening and speaking (approx. 60-120 minutes)
Science A minimum of three pieces of homework per half term:

1. Recall assessment based on current topic (30 minutes).

2. Learning of a topic key knowledge sheet for recall quiz (1 to 2 hours).

3. Revision for topic test (2 hours).

A minimum of three pieces of homework per half term:

1. Recall assessment based on current topic (30 minutes).

2. Learning of a topic key knowledge sheet for recall quiz (1 to 2 hours).

3. Revision for topic test (2 hours).

A minimum of three pieces of homework per half term:

1. Recall assessment based on current topic (30 minutes).

2. Learning of a topic key knowledge sheet for recall quiz (1 to 2 hours).

3. Revision for topic test (2 hours).

A minimum of three pieces of homework per half term:

1. Recall assessment based on current topic (30 minutes).

2. Learning of a topic key knowledge sheet for recall quiz (1 to 2 hours).

3. Revision for topic test (3 hours).

A minimum of three pieces of homework per half term:

1. Recall assessment based on current topic (30 minutes).

2. Learning of a topic key knowledge sheet for recall quiz (1 to 2 hours).

3. Revision for topic test (3 hours).

PE One piece of homework per term, should take about 30 minutes plus extra-curricular sport (2 hours).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One piece of homework per term, should take about 30 minutes plus extra-curricular sport (2 hours).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One piece of homework per term, should take about 30 minutes plus extra-curricular sport (2 hours).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three pieces of homework every half term to include two learning topic key knowledge sheets (1 to 2 hours each) and extracurricular sport (2 hours). Revision homework for tests and mock exam (2 hours).

BTEC

 

Three pieces of homework every half term to include two learning topic key knowledge sheets (1 to 2 hours each) and extracurricular sport (2 hours). Revision homework for tests and mock exam (2 hours).

BTEC

Weekly revision in the buildup to the Unit 1 exam.

Geography One piece per half term, should take about 30 minutes. One pieces per half term, should take about 30 minutes. One piece per half term, should take about 30 minutes. Revision activities weekly and GCSE questions to complete, should take about 1 hour. Revision activities weekly and GCSE questions to complete, should take about 1 hour.
History One piece per half term, should take about 30 minutes. Recall homework weekly, approximately 30 minutes. One piece per half term, should take about 30 minutes. Recall homework weekly, approximately 30 minutes. Formal Essay each term (1-3 hours).   Recall homework weekly, approximately 30 minutes. Revision activities weekly and GCSE questions to complete, should take about 1 hour. Revision activities weekly and GCSE questions to complete, should take about 1 hour.
RE One piece per half term, should take about 30 minutes. One piece per half term, should take about 30 minutes. One piece per half term, should take about 30 minutes. Revision activities weekly and GCSE questions to complete, should take about 1 hour. Revision activities weekly and GCSE questions to complete, should take about 1 hour.
Sociology One piece every week, should take about 20 minutes and a recall homework weekly. Revision activities weekly and GCSE questions to complete, should take about 1 hour. Revision activities weekly and GCSE questions to complete, should take about 1 hour.
English Reading homework every week, between 20 and 100 minutes. One piece each week from the homework booklet from half term 2, which will be about 20 minutes. Reading homework every week, between 20 and 100 minutes. One piece each week from the homework booklet from half term 2, which will be about 20 minutes. Reading homework every week, between 20 and 100 minutes.  One piece each week from the relevant homework booklet, which will be about 20 minutes. Two to three pieces from the homework booklet each week, each one about 20 minutes. Four pieces from the homework booklet each week, each one about 20 minutes.