Homework Policy

Homework provides students with opportunities to consolidate their classroom learning, develop autonomous learning skills, time management skills and a positive attitude to schooling.

 Students will:

Regularly complete reading and set homework activities.

Record activities as required.

Demonstrate time management and self management by completing homework by the expected time.

 Parents will:

Encourage their student to complete the requirements.

Sign homework record sheets/diary as appropriate.

Regularly discuss homework with their child.

Contact classroom teacher if and when required.

 

Lower Primary (Years 1 & 2) – 15 mins

Pencil case games.

Homework Grid or calendar of activities which includes Home Reading.

 Middle Primary (Years 3, 4 & 5)- 15-20mins

Maths and language focus including Home Readers.

General research questions.

Life skills eg. Time, reading timetables, recipes, shopping lists etc.

 Upper Primary (Years 6 & 7) – 20-30mins

Weekly Homework assignment.

Home Reading.