Homework is recognised as a key element in a pupil’s development; it fosters self-discipline and promotes the learning process. All pupils receive homework on a regular basis. A homework timetable ensures that pupils are given a reasonable amount each day and are not overburdened. In addition, every pupil is given a homework diary/planner in which to record work and each class has a master diary completed by subject teachers.
The type of work set may include:
Whatever the homework, staff will ensure that it is of educational value and appropriate to the ability of the pupil. Homework is designed to consolidate class work, promote thinking skills, challenge the individual and provide the opportunity for pupils to work independently.