Each week, the children will have English, Reading and Maths homework. In addition to this, the children will also have termly Creative Curriculum homework which links to their topic for that term.
Weekly homework is handed out on a Thursday and due in on the following Thursday. In Year 6 we expect all homework to be handed in on time.
We ask all children to try their best with their homework. If they are ever unsure of what to so, please encourage them to speak to their class teacher before it is due in, who will be more than happy to work through it with them. We also offer homework club on Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes as well as after school.
This will usually be completed in their yellow English Homework book. The tasks set will be consolidating what they have learnt in lesson. This could be linked to SPaG or Reading Comprehension.
This will usually be completed in their blue Maths Homework book. The tasks set will be consolidating what they have learnt in lesson.
It is an expectation from the National Curriculum that children should be able to rapidly recall their times tables up to 12 x 12 by the end of Year 4. If children are still working on this, then we would recommend practising little and often. 'Hit the Button' is a great app to help with this.
Children will be given a book from the school's Accelerated Reading (AR) scheme. This book is chosen carefully and pitched at the appropriate level for your child so they understand what they are reading and can therefore progress in their learning. It is an expectation that children read at home 5 times a week. This should be recorded in their journal and signed by an adult to confirm that this homework has been completed each week. Journals are checked weekly by the teaching assistants and merits are given for regular readers.
Children will be given a list of 10 spellings on Monday to learn over the week ready for a test of Friday. The children are aiming for at least 6 out 10 each week. Little and often helps to learn spellings.