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Homework at Pirton Hill

Homework is given to pupils at Pirton Hill to support and embed the knowledge, skills and language children have developed in school and to allow parents and carers to play an active role in their child’s learning.

 

The aim of homework at Pirton Hill Primary School is to:

  • Create lots of opportunity to practice reading so that children can become fluent, confident and independent readers
  • Provide opportunity for pupils to practice and learn to recall key facts that facilitate deep learning such as timetables, spellings and key information
  • Give parents and carers a chance to engage with the type of learning that their child is doing at school
  • Enable children who have missed out on learning through poor behaviour choices to catch up on missed learning

Homework Expectations

 

Reading

Mental Arithmetic 

Home Learning Activities

Reception

5 x 10mins per week

Reading Record to be signed by parent / carer after every read

 

Numbots

At least 30mins per week, ideally 5mins daily

 

1 additional learning activity

Years 1 – 2

5 x 15mins per week

Reading Record to be signed by parent / carer after every read

 

Numbots

At least 30mins per week, ideally 5-10mins daily

 

1 additional learning activity

(usually English or Maths)

Years 3 – 6

5 x 20mins per week

Reading Record to be signed by parent / carer after every read

 

TT Rockstars

At least 30mins per week, ideally 5-10mins daily

 

2 additional learning activities

(usually English and Maths)

Meeting our homework expectations is celebrated as part of our weekly "green" well done message to parents / carers.  

External Links:

   

Pirton Hill Homework Policy Sep21

please see the uniform page for a reminder of the school's uniform policy

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