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Homework

Homework is a crucial part of supporting each child to be academically successful. It is our aim to ensure that homework equips our learners with the study habits and skills to ensure they achieve the best possible outcomes in the ISEB, GCSE, A Level and IB Diploma exams.

Years 7 and 8 receive homework in accordance with their homework expectations:

Year 7 homework expectations
Year 8 homework expectations

Homework for these years can be downloaded by following these links:

Year 7 homework
Year 8 homework

Key Stage 4 pupils receive two hours of homework in English, maths and science each week and an hour in each of their remaining subjects. See the homework expectations for each year:

Year 9 Pathway 8 homework expectations
Year 9 Pathway 10 homework expectations
Year 10 Pathway 8 homework expectations
Year 10 Pathway 10 homework expectations
Year 11 Pathway 8 homework expectations
Year 11 Pathway 10 homework expectations

Sixth Form students receive varying amount of homework, depending on the subjects taken and the demands of each subject at different times of the school year. As a result, we do not have a homework timetable for Sixth Form students. As a general rule, IB students can expect to receive three hours per week in their higher level subjects and two hours per week in their standard level subjects. A Level students can expect to receive three hours per week in each subject.

Please download your child’s homework timetable and support the process by checking their planner for the detail of what should be done daily and signing the planner each week to confirm that their homework has been completed.

Homework can take the form of read, watch, investigate, practise, as well as written tasks. Additional homework may be set by individual subject teachers from time to time, and this will also be noted in the planner.

Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s Guardian with any questions regarding the homework arrangements.