How does homework improve learning?

  • It can help pupils to make more rapid progress in learning, extending and consolidating the work covered within lessons.
  • It develops self-discipline and the practical skill of working independently.
  • It can provide the required conditions needed for creative and thoughtful work.
  • It provides time for reflection on the topic covered.
  • It helps pupils to learn incrementally and develop their critical thinking skills.

How is homework given?

What Can Parents do to Support Independent Learning?

  • Parents should ensure that pupils have a quiet working environment conducive to study
  • They should take a positive interest in the work done, checking the quality of work produced.
  • They should check SMHW to see what homework has been posted by teachers
  • They should contact their Child’s Form Tutor if they have any concerns

What must pupils do?

  • Check the homework timetable
  • Check SMHW
  • Complete all tasks to a high standard
  • Complete and  hand in all work on the due date
  • Ask their teacher for clarification, if they are not sure.

Homework Timetable

 Year 7Year 8Year 9Year 10Year 11
MondayMusicChemistryComputer ScienceFrench / SpanishBusiness / Computer Science
MathsEnglishMathsMathsSpanish / French
Computer ScienceMathsGeographyHistory / MusicBiology
SpanishBusiness / Computer Science
TuesdayEnglishArtPhysicsArt/GeographyChemistry
PhysicsFrenchHistoryBiologyMaths
ArtMusicMusicMusic / Geography
Food TechnologyComputer Science
WednesdayBiologyBiologyArtChemistryPhysics
Religious EducationPhysicsChemistryEnglish LanguageEnglish Language
MathsHistory / Art
ThursdayHistorySpanishBiologyEnglish LanguageEnglish Language
EnglishMathsReligious EducationReligious StudiesReligious Studies
MathsEnglishMathsMaths
Food Technology
FridayChemistryGeographyEnglishEnglish LitEnglish Language
GeographyHistoryHistoryPhysicsPhysics
FrenchReligious EducationSpanish / FrenchChemistry
Food Technology
30 minutes per subject30 minutes per subject30 minutes per subject30 - 40 minutes per subject30 - 40 minutes per subject