Arnold Academy

Arnold Academy

Arnold Academy

Tel: 01582 616400
Email: admin@arnoldacademy.org.uk

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Homework

Homework is set as follows and pupils are asked to record each piece of homework in their planners, including a note as to when it is due to be submitted.

Key Stage 2

  • Core subjects (Maths, English and Science) will be set weekly, from September until May half term.
  • Foundation subjects (Humanities, Arts, Computing and French) will be set as appropriate, in line with the topics covered. These will take the form of booklets, provided termly.
  • For Year 6, Science and foundation subject homework will cease at Christmas, until May, to allow more focus on English and Maths in preparation for SATs.
  • Each piece of core and foundation homework should take approximately 20 minutes.

Key Stage 3

  • Core subjects (Maths, English and Science) will be set weekly, from September until May half term.
  • Foundation subjects (French, History, Geography, Computer Science and RE) will be set as appropriate, in line with the topics covered. These will take the form of booklets, provided termly.
  • For Year 8, foundation subject homework will cease at February half term, until June, to allow more focus on core subjects in preparation for Upper School exams.
  • Each piece of core and foundation homework should take approximately 30 minutes.