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St. John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

'For I know the plans I have for you; plans to give you hope and a future.' Jeremiah 29:11

Homework Policy

Weekly homework will be given out each Friday and must be handed in each Wednesday in all classes.

 

If the child finds the homework too difficult parents should ensure they make a proper attempt for the full time allocation and then write a brief note to the teacher under the work. If the child is finding it too easy a brief note to the teacher under the work will be helpful.

 

Daily Reading Diaries:

KS1 Parents are asked to write the name of the reading book and the page numbers that were read each day, followed by their signature. They can add other comments if they wish but this is not essential.

 

KS2 pupils themselves can complete the details of the book they are reading and the page numbers they have read but the parents should still sign to say they have read.

( LCWrCh = The Look, Cover, Write, Check method for learning spellings)

 

 Foundation:

  • 10 minutes reading daily
  •   5 mins phonics & letter or number formation daily
  •   5 Mins Numeracy e.g. Number Bonds daily

 

 Year 1

  • 10 minutes reading daily
  •   5 minutes PhonicsLCWrCh daily
  •   5 mins  Numeracy e.g. Number Bonds/ Times Tables daily

 

Year 2

  • 10 minutes reading daily
  •  5 minutes LCWrCh daily
  •  5 mins Numeracy e.g. Number Bonds or tables
  •  Occasional extra pieces of writing or maths

 

Year 3

As Year 2 but to be done independently

 

Year 4

  • 10 minutes reading daily
  •  5 minutes LCWrCh daily
  • 15 mins Literacy per week
  • 15 mins Numeracy per week

 

Year 5

 A minimum of:

  • 10 minutes reading daily
  •  5 minutes LCWrCh daily
  • 15 mins Literacy per week
  • 15 mins Numeracy per week
  • Plus any extra that is felt to be appropriate

 

Year 6

A minimum of:

  • 10 minutes reading daily
  •  5 minutes LCWrCh daily
  • 15 mins Literacy per week
  • 15 mins Numeracy per week
  • Plus any extra that is felt to be appropriate
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