Why do we set homework?
At Outwood Academy Ripon we believe that homework should consist of meaningful and worthwhile tasks or projects designed to extend the learning of the student outside the classroom and to:
How and where should homework be recorded?
Homework should be recorded in students’ planners. It should be recorded when the homework/coursework is due in. This is so management of time can be planned. Note on the deadline date that there is homework/coursework due in. This will enable both students and parents/carers to review the planner each evening to ensure that students meet each deadline for the following day.
What sort of work is set?
Homework should be meaningful, interesting and worthwhile. It should support development of the specific subject the student is learning. It might consist of:
How much homework is set?
The amount of homework set will be dependent on the subject, year group of the student and the nature of the work:
How long will students get to complete the work?
Homework deadlines may vary depending on the subject, year group of the student and the nature of the work: