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2017-18

‘Teachers set challenging homework, in line with the school’s policy and as appropriate for the age and stage of pupils, that consolidates learning, deepens understanding and prepares pupils very well for work to come.’

Ofsted September 2015 (extract from the grade descriptor for the quality of teaching, learning and assessment).

Year 7

Recommended Minimum Homework Allocation

Subject

Number of TT Lessons

Minimum duration of Homework

Maths

5

45 mins

English

5

45 mins

Science

5

45 mins

Modern Foreign Languages

3

20 mins

History

2

20 mins

Geography

2

20 mins

Art/D&T

2

20 mins

ICT

2

20 mins

STaRS

1

20 mins every 2 weeks

Music/Drama

1

20 mins every 2 weeks

Physical Education

2

20 mins

Students must complete the weekly Homework Schedule in their Student Planner for the year ahead, indicating when they should expect to receive Homework, allowing to plan their time outside of the Academy accordingly.

 Homework Schedule

 

Year 8

Recommended Minimum Homework Allocation

Subject

Number of TT Lessons

Minimum duration of Homework

Maths

5

45 mins

English

5

45 mins

Science

5

45 mins

Modern Foreign Languages

3

20 mins

History

2

20 mins

Geography

2

20 mins

Art/D&T

2

20 mins

ICT

2

20 mins

STaRS

1

20 mins every 2 weeks

Music/Drama

1

20 mins every 2 weeks

Physical Education

2

20 mins

Students must complete the weekly Homework Schedule in their Student Planner for the year ahead, indicating when they should expect to receive Homework, allowing to plan their time outside of the Academy accordingly.

Homework Schedule

 

Year 9

Recommended Minimum Homework Allocation

*Core PE and Stars may set homework where required

Subject

Number of TT Lessons

Minimum duration of Homework

Maths

4

1 hour

English

5

1 hour

Science

8 (triple) 5 (trilogy)

1.5 mins

French

4

30 mins

History

3

30 mins

Geography

3

30 mins

Art/D&T

3

30 mins

Photography

4

30 ins

Business/Comp Sci/H&S/Philosophy/PE

3

30 mins

Students must complete the weekly Homework Schedule in their Student Planner for the year ahead, indicating when they should expect to receive Homework, allowing to plan their time outside of the Academy accordingly.

Homework Schedule

Year 10

Recommended Minimum Homework Allocation

*Core PE and Stars may set homework where required

Subject

Number of TT Lessons

Minimum duration of Homework

Maths

5

1 hour

English

5

1 hour

Science

8 (triple) 5 (trilogy)

1.5 hours

German

3

30 mins

History

3

30 mins

Geography

3

30 mins

Art/D&T

3

30 mins

Photography

3

30 mins

Business/Computing/Drama/H&S/Philosophy/PE

3

30 mins

Students must complete the weekly Homework Schedule in their Student Planner for the year ahead, indicating when they should expect to receive Homework, allowing to plan their time outside of the Academy accordingly.

Homework Schedule

 

Year 11

Recommended Minimum Homework Allocation

*Core PE and Stars may set homework where required

Subject

Number of TT Lessons

Minimum duration of Homework

Maths

4

1 hour

English

5

1 hour

Science

8 (triple) 5 (trilogy)

1.5 hours

Sociology/Philosophy/Child development/Drama/GCSE PE

3

30 mins

French/Geog/History/BTEC Sport/H&S/Drama

3

30 mins

Art/D&T

3

30 mins

Business Studies/Business & Economics/Computing/Computer Science/Graphic Products

4

30 mins

Students must complete the weekly Homework Schedule in their Student Planner for the year ahead, indicating when they should expect to receive Homework, allowing to plan their time outside of the Academy accordingly.

Homework Schedule

 

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