Homework

Homework expectations

The purpose of homework at De Bohun is to provide stimulating and worthwhile activities that reinforce the learning that is happening in the classroom. Children should be able to complete activities independently.

Google Classroom is used across the school for homework.

EYFS

  • Homework will be uploaded weekly (the same day every week)
  • Teachers may use the stream on Google Classroom to upload class messages and write a few sentences about what the children have been learning that week

Pre-School

  • A book to share home weekly
  • Nursery rhyme of the week (GC)

Nursery

  • A book to share home weekly
  • One practical activity (GC)
  • Sound of the week (GC in Summer term)

Reception

  • Phonics modelling/videos (GC)
  • Maths activity attached the weekly power point (GC)
  • Literacy activity attached to weekly power point (GC)
  • WOW week homework during WOW week (GC)

Years 1-6

  • Homework will be uploaded every week on the same day.
  • A folder named ‘Homework’ should be setup on Google Classroom at the beginning of the year and weekly homework put in to it.
  • A few sentences describing the work and expectations for that week should be included on GC.
  • Any children who do not have access to Google Classroom should be provided with paper copies or a school laptop. Please contact the school office
  • Year group homework will be the same.

What will be sent home? 

  Reading English/Spelling Maths
KS1 ·         Reading book matched to phonic ability if on RW Inc.

·         One book to read for pleasure (In Y1 this will be from the class library. From Year 2 this will be an AR book)

·         One book for parents to read to the child

·         Spellings using De Bohun format ·         Y1: Number activity
·         Y2: Times tables

·         My Maths online activity

KS2 ·         Reading book

·         RW Inc. if on scheme

·         One AR reading book

·         One book to read for pleasure

·         Spellings using De Bohun format

 

·         My Maths online activity

 

The websites below are part of our provision and help supplement children’s learning:

EYFS

Espresso https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/

Phonics play https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Big Cat Collins E-books https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/portal.aspx

KS1

Espresso https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/

Phonics play https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Big Cat Collins E-books https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/portal.aspx

My Maths https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

Accelerated reader (Year 2)

My On https://www.myon.com/login/

KS2

Espresso https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/

Big Cat Collins E-books https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/portal.aspx

My Maths https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

Accelerated reader

My On https://www.myon.com/login/

Other documents to help you are:

MyMaths Parent Leaflet & SPAG Parent Leaflet

Other websites to help you are:

http://www.compare4kids.co.uk/maths.php
http://www.compare4kids.co.uk/arithmetic/trial/start_test.php?tid=1
http://www.compare4kids.co.uk/spag.php
http://www.compare4kids.co.uk/sats/spag/pdfs/paper1.pdf 
http://www.emaths.co.uk/
http://satspapers.org/ 
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/239784/English_Appendix_1_-_Spelling.pdf 
https://uk.ixl.com/ 
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/national-curriculum-assessments-2016-sample-materials
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/
http://montbelle.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/METHODS-FOR-PARENTS-AND-THEIR-CHILDREN.pdf
http://montbelle.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Montbelle-.pdf