Homework - Year 9
In response to parental feedback the content , range and timings of mandatory homework from September 2016 have been reviewed. Learning in every subject can be significantly enhanced by undertaking work out of school. To support students a Homework club runs daily from 2.30-3.30 pm .
Any student who fails to submit two homeworks per term in a subject will be issued a detention which will run from 2.30 – 3.30pm. A letter will be sent home with the student informing parents of the subject and date.
Homework is compulsory and is set according to the termly timetables below
Spanish Term 1 Sets 1 and 2
Spanish Term 1 Sets 3 to 9
ENGLISH homework KS3 students will be given spellings to learn each week. They will have spelling books (to be distributed in term 1) where they can record these. In the following lesson, they should be tested.
Students to read fiction books of their choice [at least 2 hours a week - readling list below]. Each week in class they are expected to write a log of what has been read and a paragraph based on the following themes:
Week 1: Characters
Week 2: Setting
Week 3: Theme/Plot/subplots
Week 4: Structure
Week 5: Language – quotations/embed
Week 6: Book Review
Week 7: Teacher choice of the above depending on weakness of class.