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Miss Bessie Owen
Assistant Principal (Teaching and Learning)

Years 7 and 8 

Students should spend 30 minutes per evening on homework following the timetable below:











May include:

MyMaths or consolidation worksheets

May include:

Literacy menu activities

May include:

Activities via Doddle, Kerboodle

May include:

Literacy Tasks: revising key words and definitions

May include:

Learning key vocabulary and verbs


Subject teachers will set the homework tasks via Edulink.  In preparation for their exams or assessments, they will be directed towards revision type activities.

If your son/daughter is involved in performance subjects, they will be expected to prepare for this in addition to the tasks above.  For example, learning lines for a drama production or music recital.

Other subjects, such as Technology which is taught on a rotation, may set homework when relevant to support the study of their course. 

Years 9, 10 and 11

Students should spend a minimum of 60 minutes per evening on revision/ homework/ consolidation activities or any other suitably differentiated task set by their subject teacher.

All homework tasks will be uploaded viaEdulink.

Homework activities may be self-marked (e.g. online); class marked; peer marked or marked by their teacher depending on the task. In addition to the tasks below, Pixl App activities may be provided to enhance students’ learning.


Time Allocation

Examples of possible tasks


30-60 mins/week

Assessment prep; revision


30-60mins/ week

Assessment prep; revision


60 mins/ week

Kerboodle; Doddle and assessment prep

(Tassomi -Year 11 only)

History/ Geography/ RS

30-60 mins/ week per subject

Assessment prep; Q and A;

Key words and definitions

French/ Spanish

30-60mins/ week per subject

Assessment prep; revision

Computer Science, Art, Photography, Textiles, PE, Technology, Music, Health and Social Care, Film Studies, Business Studies, Child Development, Drama

30- 60mins/ week per subject

Assessment prep; revision; completion of portfolios; instrument practise