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Good Homework Guide

Over the course of the year, you will be expected to complete lots of different pieces of homework. To ensure you do your very best your teachers have put together a simple guide of what they think makes good quality homework. If you follow these guidelines we can guarantee that you will be producing good quality homework that will help you to make further progress in your lessons.

Wait for your teacher to give out all instructions for the homework and note down key information into your planner like the title, due date and success criteria. Ask any questions you may have at the end of the explanation.

If you are stuck with a piece of homework you can send a formal email to your teacher before the due date to get extra advice, or you can go and see them in person before school, at break time, at lunch time or after school.

Always plan your homework on spare paper (this can be provided by your clasroom teacher) first to get your ideas and thoughts down. At this stage it would be useful to talk to a family member or friend about what you plan to do, how you are going to do it and when you are going to do it.

Make sure you have all of the equipment that you need in your study space at home, this could include paper, colour pencils, scissors, glue - anything you do not have, you can always ask your teacher to lend the equipment to you.

Remember to use the success criteria shown on 'Show My Homework' so you know what you have to do. If you are still unsure, ask.

Push yourself to achieve your best. Really challenge yourself, if you try something and it doesn't work out, it doesn't matter. Your classroom teacher will be interested in the amount of effort you've put in.

Make your work as neat as your can. Your teacher will want written work on full A4 pieces of paper and kept in a folder or plastic wallet or homework book (the school can provide these if you ask).

Your writing should be your very neatest and finished to the same standard as your classwork. You can use the 'Brilliant Presentation' guide to help you with this.

Ask yourself 'Have I tried my very best?' If the answer is yes you are ready to submit your homework!

Hand your homework in on the date that it is due, this should be written in your planner and on Show My Homework.

Homework Time Allocations (Total minutes per 2 WEEKS.)

Subject area 7 8 9 10 11
English 60 120
Maths 60 120
Science 60 120
ICT Termly practical task and
feedback/reflection task.
60
Geography 30 60
History 30 60
French 30 60
PE BTEC 60
Music 60
Health and Social Care 60
Business Studies 60
Performing Arts 60
Morals & Ethics 30
Design Tech – Food Half termly project 30 90
Design Tech - Design Half termly project 30 90
Art 60 90 120
Travel and Tourism 60
Life Issues and Morality 60

Homework Timetables

Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6
A Monday English Geography
Food
English
Tuesday Geography
Food
History Food Art
Wednesday Maths English
Maths
History
Maths
Geography
Maths
Maths
English
Thursday History Morals & Ethics French History
Friday Product Design Art Humanities Product Design
B Monday English
Art
English
Product Design
English English
Art
English
Product Design
Food
Tuesday French Art Geography
Product Design
Morals & Ethics
Product Design
Food Art
Wednesday Maths Food
Maths
Maths
Thursday Morals & Ethics French Morals & Ethics
Friday Science
Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
A Monday Science English
History
Tuesday Art
French
Morals & Ethics Geography Art
Food
Food
Maths
Wednesday English
Maths
Art
Maths
English
Food
Maths
Product Design
Maths
Product Design
Thursday Geography French History Geography Science
Friday Food English Product Design Science Art
B Monday
Tuesday History
Maths
Geography
Maths
French
Maths
Maths
Wednesday Morals & Ethics Food
History
Art
Thursday English
Friday Product Design Morals & Ethics
Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
A Monday English
Tuesday Morals & Ethics
Option C
Option C
Wednesday Option A
Option D
Thursday Option B Morals & Ethics
Option B
Friday Maths
Science
Maths
Morals & Ethics
Science
Maths
Science
B B Monday English
Tuesday Science
Wednesday English
Option D
Morals & Ethics
Option D
English
Option D
Thursday Option A
Option B
Friday Option C
Maths
Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6
A Monday Option D
Morals & Ethics
Option D
Tuesday Option A Morals & Ethics
Option A
Wednesday Option B Morals & Ethics
Option B
English Lang
Option B
Thursday English Lit
Maths
Option C
English Lang
Maths
Option C
Option C
Maths
Friday Science Science
B Monday Option A
Tuesday Science Science
English
Wednesday English Lang English Lit English Lang
Thursday Science
Option C
Maths
Option C
Maths
Morals & Ethics
Option C
Maths
Option C
Maths
Friday Option B
Option D
Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6
A Monday English
Science
English
Tuesday Maths Maths
Science
Wednesday Morals & Ethics
Option D
Option D Morals & Ethics
Option D
Option D
Thursday Option A
Option C
Morals & Ethics
Option A
Option C
Option A
Option C
Friday Option B Morals & Ethics
Option B
B Monday English Morals & Ethics English Morals & Ethics English
Tuesday Option B English
Option B
Option B English
Option B
Option B
Wednesday Maths
Science
Option A
Maths
Option A
Thursday Option C Science
Option C
Friday Option D

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