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Home Learning

Time to be spent on Home Learning

All years

30 minutes each day on personal reading of literature, magazines or newspapers.

Years 7 and 8

English, Maths and Science: 30 minutes per week

Foundation Subjects: 30 minutes per fortnight

PE: Set when appropriate

Years 9, 10 and 11

English, Maths and Science: 60 minutes per week

Option Subjects: 60 minutes per fortnight

PE: Set when appropriate

6th Form

Approximately one hour of home learning for each hour of class time.

All tasks will be recorded as an assignment on Microsoft Teams. Pupils and parents can access this from home. Pupils will also record that home learning has been set and the due date in their planners. This could include:

  • A task to consolidate learning from the lesson
  • A task to extend the learning form the lesson
  • A task to broaden the learning beyond what has been covered in the lesson

 Tasks could include:

  • Completing in-depth tasks started in classes e.g. an extended a piece of writing.
  • Preparing a speech on a specific topic
  • Demonstration of a skill or concept
  • Reading and related tasks to demonstrate understanding
  • Interviews
  • Drawing or art work
  • Controlled assessment preparation or planning
  • Grammar hammer style activities to support RATL
  • Revision tasks e.g. practice questions
  • Preparation for the next lesson
  • Making notes after watching a television programme
  • Structured project work
  • Activities set on Class Charts

Home Learning Timetables

Year 7

Week 1

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day (30mins)

History/Geography

Maths

English

Art/Music Drama (Y)

Art/Music/Drama

Citizenship(Y)

Music/Art/Drama

Science

Tech

Languages (X)

 

 

 

 

 

Week 2

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day (30mins)

Languages (Y)

English

History/Geography (X)

Maths (X)

Science (Y)

Citizenship (X)

Art/Music/Drama (X)

Maths (Y)

History/Geography (Y)

 

Science (X)

 

 

 

 

Maths 2, English 2, Science 2, Humanities 2, Tech 1, MFL 1, Citizenship 1, Art 1, Drama 1, Music 1, Computer Science 1 (set when lesson occurs)

PE set when appropriate

Music/Art/Drama – The lesson that occurs on that day

Year 8

Week 1

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day (30mins)

Art/Music/Drama (Y)

Science

History/Geography

English

Maths

Citizenship (X)

Languages (Y)

Art/Music/Drama (X)

Art/Music/Drama (X)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week2

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day (30mins)

Art/Music/Drama (Y)

Tech

Science

English

Art/Music/Drama (X)

 

Art/Music/Drama (Y)

Maths (X)

History/Geography

Maths (Y)

 

 

 

 

Languages (X)

Maths 2, English 2, Science 2, Humanities 2, Tech 1, MFL 1, Citizenship 1, Art 1, Drama 1, Music 1, Computer Science 1 (set when the lesson occurs)

PE set when appropriate

Music/Art/Drama – The lesson that occurs on that day

Year 9

Week 1

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day or Independent Study (30mins)

Science

Option B

English

Option A

Citizenship

 

Option C

Tech (X)

Tech(Y)

Maths

 

 

 

 

 

Week 2

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day or Independent Study (30mins)

Science

Option C

English

Maths (Y)

Maths (X)

Option B

 

Option A

Tech (Y)

Science (Y)

 

 

Tech (X)

Science (X)

 

English 2, Maths 2, Science 3, Technology 2, Option Subjects 2, Citizenship 1

PE will be set when appropriate

Year 10

Week 1

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day or Independent Study (30mins)

Maths

Tech

Science

Option B

English

Citizenship

Option A

 

Option C

Science (Y)

 

 

 

 

 

Week 2

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day or Independent Study (30mins)

Maths

Option A

Science

Option C

English

Tech (X)

Science (X)

Option B

Tech (Y)

 

 

 

 

 

 

English 2, Maths 2, Science 3, Technology 2, Option Subjects 2

PE home learning will be set when appropriate

Year 11

Week 1

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day or Independent Study (30mins)

Citizenship

English

Option B

Maths

Tech

Option C

Science

Option A

Science (Y)

Science (X)

 

 

 

 

 

Week 2

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Read Every Day or Independent Study (30mins)

Option C

English

Option B

Science

Maths

 

Tech (Y)

Option A

 

Tech (X)

 

 

 

 

 

English 2, Maths 2, Science 3, Technology 2, Option Subjects 2

PE home learning will be set when appropriate