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Homework

Homework Agreement

This homework agreement outlines the expectaƟons for homework across our school. It has been designed based on opportuniƟes to consolidate basic skills or learning previously taught, and opportuniƟes to develop our school learning behaviours.

Reading

This is the most important area of learning that you can support with at home.

 

Year groupRec, Yr 1, Yr 2Yr 3, Yr 4Yr 5, Yr 6
How often should my child read?Read at least 6 times weekly aloud to an adult 10 minute sessionsRead at least 5 times weekly aloud to an adult 15 minute sessionsRead at least 5 times weekly 3 of these should be aloud to an adult 15 minute sessions
When will my child change their books?Reading books are changed once a child has read them sufficientlyWhen a book has been read and signed by carers in reading recordWhen a book has been read and signed by carers in reading record

Please see our ‘Reading – How we teach it and age-related expectations.’ For further information.

Spelling/Phonics

 

Year groupRec, Yr 1, Yr 2Yr 2Yr 3, Yr 4Yr 5, Yr 6
What?Personalised phonic sounds and trick words sent home weekly, tested weekly.Phonic sounds and trick words sent home weekly, tested weekly. (some may be personalised)Spellings set weekly, weekly test (some may be personalised)Spellings set weekly, weekly test (some may be personalised)
How often
should my
child
practise?
5 x weekly 5-10 minutes5 x weekly 5-10 minutes5 x weekly 5-10 minutes5 x weekly 5-10 minutes
How should my child practise?Sight reading, drawing outside, my turn your turn, matching pairs, copying using ‘Look, say, cover, write, check,’Sight reading, matching pairs, copying using ‘Look, say, cover, write, check,’ rainbow writing, sentences.Rainbow writing, pyramid writing, other similar spellings, writing in
sentences, etymology, (origins of words/root words/word families)
Rainbow writing, pyramid writing, other similar spellings, writing in sentences, etymology, (origins of words/root words/word families)

 

Maths

Time should be spent on the fluency of basic skills that will support your child’s achievement. These can be done using our maths IT games as well as from ideas sent out in our home learning document.

 

Year groupRec, Yr 1, Yr 2Yr 2Yr 3, Yr 4Yr 5, Yr 6
What should I
practise?
Number facts to 5, number facts to 10Number facts to 20, number facts to 100Number facts to 100, then 1000, and to 1 (0.2 + ?)
All times tables facts to 12 x
Number facts to 1,000,000 and to 1 (2 and 3 decimal places)
All times tables facts to 12 x
How often
should my
child
practise?
As appropriate3 x Weekly3 x Weekly3 x Weekly
How should my child practise?Through story,
rhyme, singing.
Games can be
played as
suggested in our
weekly home
learning.
Maths games sent
home.
Games can be played as suggested in our weekly home learning.Games and activities can be played as suggested in our weekly home learning.Games and activities can be played as suggested in our weekly home learning.
IT Maths GamesNumbots 3 x weekly 10 minutesNumbots 3 x weekly 10 minutes
Times table Rockstars (2x, 5x, 10x, 3x)
Times table Rockstars 3 x weekly all times tables to 12xTimes table Rockstars 3 x weekly all times tables to 12x

 

Other curriculum areas

Our weekly home learning letters give ideas for other possible home learning activities and may include optional half-termly homework projects.

Other activities may be sent to support individuals as and when it is deemed appropriate by the class teacher.

Any concerns regarding home learning or homework please contact the class teacher.

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