Homework Policy

Homework Policy

We believe that children can begin to develop a sense of responsibility for their own learning and time management skills by doing homework. Homework creates an important and appropriate link between home and school, directly involving parents in their child’s education. Homework is an opportunity to develop existing skills through practice. We believe that homework is also:

 Homework requirements take into account the diversity of expectations placed upon children outside school hours by family and social commitments.

Class

Suggested Core Homework Activities

(4 nights a week)

Time Limit

(includes core and
optional activity time)

Kindergarten

Reading, alphabet, sight words

10 minutes

Year 1

Reading, sight words, alphabet, numeration skills

15 minutes

Year 2

Reading, sight words, alphabet, numeration skills

20 minutes

Year 3

Reading, spelling, numeration skills

30 minutes

Year 4

Reading, spelling, numeration skills

30 minutes

Year 5

Reading, spelling, numeration skills

40 minutes

Year 6

Reading, spelling, numeration skills

40 minutes