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Autumn 2017

Parents/Carer of children in Year 6

Y6 Homework Arrangements

 

We believe that homework helps to reinforce the children’s understanding, knowledge and skills and to strengthen independent learning.

The continuation of the Homework Diaries enables us to:

  • provide another channel of communication with the class teacher

  • give parents a clearer idea of homework tasks and completion/return dates

  • help your child to take greater responsibility for his/her learning and progress

     

    Homework Diary Arrangements

     

  • The homework diary must be brought to school each day

  • Every day please take time to check to see what tasks have been assigned

  • Please sign in the space provided for parents

    1. to acknowledge that you know what your child needs to do

    2. to confirm that the tasks have been completed.

  • Staff will be checking through diaries every Monday to assess whether you have acknowledged the homework that has been assigned and it has been completed.

  • Use the space provided to write a comment about your child’s reading progress.

     

    The homework tasks are:

  • Reading book/ text work daily
  • Maths mental work e.g. multiplication tables
  • Written maths work
  • Occasional science work
  • Additional work sent home for foundation subjects in the holiday
  • Spelling – children should have access to a dictionary and a thesaurus

 

 

 

Time

  1. a general rule 40 minutes per evening is suggested as appropriate for Year 6 children although this could be spread over the week/weekend.
  • The homework diary, homework books/sheets should be kept safely and if possible carried to and fro in a book bag that may be purchased from the school office.
  • We are sending home another copy of the homework timetable for you to place on the fridge or somewhere convenient for you to keep a check on the homework schedule.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Mrs R L Tattum

Y6 Class Teacher

Y6 Homework Timetable

 

 

Subject

Day given out

Day to be Returned

Reading

45 mins daily

 

Homework Diary

Daily

Monday after signing

English

May be given out daily as required

Will have two nights to complete

Mathematics

May be given out daily as required

Will have two nights to complete

Spelling

Weekly

Learnt by following Thursday for test

Topic/ Science & Grammar

Given on an ad hoc basis as required

This will depend on the task and the day it is given out

 

Half term begins on Monday 23rd October.
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