Our minimum requirement for homework is that it is set weekly. In many year groups, particularly in upper KS2, homework is set more frequently.
Spellings and times-table tasks are set as homework weekly in every year group.
We set homework which is balanced between consolidation and open-ended enquiry tasks.
Homework tasks are completed in a homework book. Every child in our school has a homework book and the proforma used to set homework is the same from nursery to Year 6.
Our homework books act as both a record of homework completed and an evidence base for the objectives set out in the national curriculum programmes of study. We encourage our staff to collate evidence for making assessment judgements from a wide variety of sources, including homework.
Additional, online homework is set through programmes such as Lexia and Mathletics and our pupils in KS2 are encouraged to complete homework on their class blogs. Pupil Premium children are prioritised when offering online homework.