At Longvernal, homework is considered to be part of our shared approach with families to enable children to achieve their full potential. It is also a good skill to develop through primary school in preparation for secondary school where pupils will be expected to complete homework every night.Below is an outline of typical homework expectations for the different year groups. From time to time this may vary dependent on the topics being covered or because the focus may be a Key Stage or exam preparation focus
Reception (Holly Class) - Phonic sounds are sent home for children to practice as they are taught. - Children are expected to read at least 3 times a week. Daily reading, in short bursts is recommended for best outcomes.
Year 1 & 2 (Oak & Chestnut Class) - 20 minues of Doodle Maths a week - it is beneficial to do this in short bursts. Weekly spellings and to read a minimum of 3 times per week.
Year 3 & 4 (Maple & Cherry Class) - 10 minutes of Doodle Maths a week and as much Times Tables Practice on TTRS as you can. It is beneficial to do this in short bursts. Weekly spellings; 1 reading journal entry and 3 reading record entries.
Year 4 & 5 (Willow & Sycamore Class) - 20 minutes of Doodle Maths a week. It is beneficial to do this in short bursts. Weekly spellings; 1 reading journal entry and 3 reading record entries.