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HOMEWORK

 

The recommended amount of time children should be engaged in homework activities is:

 

Years

1 and 2

1 hour a week

(10 – 15 minutes a day)

Reading, spelling, other literacy, number and RE work

Years

3 and 4

 

1 ½ hours a week

(15 – 20 minutes a day)

Literacy, Numeracy and RE as for Years 1 and 2 and, as applicable, assignments in other subjects

Years

5 and 6

30 minutes a day

Regular weekly schedule with continued emphasis on literacy and numeracy but also ranging widely over the curriculum

 

 

Parents, together with class teachers and children are asked to sign the Home/School Agreement at the beginning of every academic year to ensure that everyone is working together. Homework is set by class teachers.

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