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Link to the website is - https://www.classcharts.com/

Once logged in, to find the relevant homework set please click on the homework tab at the top of the page so that a list of homework will appear.  You will be able to see homework that is set and click on the task to find out more information.  The homework is automatically set by issue date and shows the completion date on the task set. 

Homework Timetable 2021

HOMEWORK TIMETABLES

Philosophy

Homework develops student learning, improves achievement and embeds students’ study skills and as such is an integral part of the curriculum.

Aims

Homework enables students to:

  • Consolidate and extend work covered in class or prepare for new learning activities.
  • Access resources not available in the classroom.
  • Develop research skills.
  • Have an opportunity for independent work.
  • Show progress and understanding.
  • Provide feedback in the evaluation of teaching.
  • To enhance students study skills, e.g. planning, time management and self-discipline.

We are delighted to now be in partnership with Show My Homework - an application that allows us to manage homework more effectively and efficiently. All teachers set homework for their students in the application and both students and parents can access this information online. Please click the link above to be taken to our homework homepage, where you will see the whole school homework calendar. You can easily filter through to find your classes and the homework that has been set. 

How and When Homework is set

In Key Stage 3, Year 7, 8 and 9 the Core subjects of Maths, English and Science will set homework twice over a two week timetable cycle and students should spend 40 minutes on this. Foundation subjects will set homework on a two week rotation with the exception of PE, Music and Drama which will not set homework.

 

In Key Stage 4, Years 10 and 11 in all subjects students will be set 2 homework’s that should take 50 minutes over the  2 week timetable cycle. On occasions project work will last over a longer period with an increased time duration for completion.

Work will be set with a hand in date of a week later to allow research time and work to be produced of a high standard.

Please see the link below for more detail and dates for this half term.

Sanctions

If homework is not handed in or the quality of homework is not acceptable then a detention will be issued.

Rewards

High quality homework will be sensitively praised in class and rewarded on class charts. Where appropriate, homework could be included in display work.

Marking Expectations

Staff will endeavour to ensure that students receive marked work according to the schedule below.  This will be a piece of work that is graded and marked using agreed feedback tools allowing the student to reflect on their learning and progress.

At Key Stage 3

Core Subjects – Twice per half term

Foundation Subjects – Once per half term

At Key Stage 4

All subjects – Twice per half term

Other pieces of work during the term will be assessed by various other methods of marking including peer, self, marking for Literacy and using effort grades.

Attitude to learning Grades

5 Attitude to learning is significantly above the expected level.

4 Attitude to learning is above the expected level.

3   The Academy’s expected high standard.

2  Attitude to learning is below the expected level.

1  Attitude to learning is significantly below the expected level.

 See the link below for the full ARR policy:

Assessment Recording and Reporting Policy and Practice (ARR)

Seneca is a fun resource to support you with your homework and revision.  Your teachers may set you specific task and activity to complete through Seneca.

https://www.senecalearning.com/

We also use www.gcsepod.com information about how to log in for students can be found here