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Homework Timetable

Homework is essential to successful learning in many subjects. It gives children the opportunity to practise what has been learnt in class; it provides opportunities for self-discovery, helping them to acquire greater knowledge and understanding.

Show My Homework
Show My Homework is an online system designed to make homework easier for students, staff and parents. Homework can be a daunting issue for us all. Teachers need to be aware of homework set by other teachers, so students don't get overloaded. Students need to be clear of their homework requirements and deadlines and parents should be involved in the homework process so they have some idea about what their children are expected to do. Show My Homework helps with this by storing homework in a simple calendar which can be viewed from this Show My Homework page link. 

All students should have setup a username and password for Show My Homework and should have logged in. This will give them a tailor made homework calendar allowing them to see homework set for just their classes. If you haven’t or you are suffering any issues with the system please contact ICT support.

We will issue Year 7 parents with a welcome letter which includes instructions on how to log in.  Parents in our other year groups should contact their child's tutor if they need help accessing Show My Homework.

The tables below illustrate the amount of homework students at St Bernadette are expected to complete. The homework timetable is constructed to help ensure a relatively even distribution of homework set across the week. In addition to this pupils are expected to read for 30 minutes each week and to do general revision for at least 30 minutes each week. In any one week students should expect the following combination:

KS3 (Year 7-9)
 
Minimum expectation
Recommended time per piece of work
 
KS3 (Year 7-9)
 
Minimum expectation
Recommended time per piece of work
English
E
1 piece per week
30-40 minutes
 
Computing
Com
1 piece every 2 weeks
30 minutes.
Maths
Ma
1 piece per week
30 minutes
 
Technology
T
1 piece every 2 weeks
30 minutes
Science
S
1 piece every 2 weeks
60 – 120 minutes
 
Art
A
1 piece every 2 weeks
30 minutes
RE
RE
1 piece every 2 weeks
30-40 minutes
 
Music
Mu
1 piece every 2 weeks
30 minutes
Languages
MFL
1 piece per week
30 minutes
 
Humanities
H
Years 7 & 8 - 1 piece per week
30 minutes
Reading
R
At least once per week
30 minutes
 
Revision
RV
At least once per week
30 minutes
KS4 (Year 10 and 11)
Minimum expectation
Recommended time per piece of work
KS4 (Year 10 and 11)
Minimum expectation
Recommended time per piece of work
English
1 piece per week +
Regular reading
45 - 60 minutes
History
1 piece per week
30 – 40 minutes
Maths
1 piece per week
45 minutes
Geography
1 piece per week
30 – 40 minutes
Science
1 piece per week per subject
60 minutes
Technology
1 piece every 2 weeks
45 minutes
RE
1 piece every 2 weeks
60 - 75 minutes
Art
1 piece per week
60 minutes
ICT/Computing
1 piece every 2 weeks
30 minutes
Music
1 piece every 2 weeks
30 minutes
Languages
1 piece per week
Up to 60 minutes
GCSE PE
1 piece per week
60 minutes
Business
1 piece every 2 weeks
30 – 60 minutes
Btec PE
1 piece per week
60 minutes
Reading (R)
At least once per week
30 minutes
Revision (RV)
At least once per week
60 minutes
 

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