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Year 7 Band A Homework Timetable

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Year 7 Band A Homework Timetable

Day Homework 1 Homework 2
1 Monday Design and Technology Learning to Learn*(TRo, JGl)
RE (CHa, STa)
STEM* (CHa)
1 Tuesday  German (JGl)
Geography (CHa,STa, TRo)
Music (CHa,JGl)
STEM* (TRo)
1 Wednesday Maths Drama (CHa) Spanish (STa)
Geography (JGl)
1 Thursday English Spanish (TRo)
1 Friday Science STEM* (STa)
German (CHa)
Drama (STa)
2 Monday German (CHa, JGl)
Spanish (STa)
Learning to Learn* (CHa, STa)
STEM* (JGl) RE (TRo)
2 Tuesday Science (CHa, STa, TRo)
Art (JGl)
Drama (TRo, JGl)
Art (CHa, STa)
2 Wednesday History Music (STa, TRo)
RE (JGl)
2 Thursday Maths Spanish (TRo)
2 Friday English Art (TRo)
Science (JGl)

Note: On occasions, subject teachers may set homework on a different day to the one stipulated.

*Set once every 4 weeks

Other information:

Homework is placed on assignments on Microsoft® Teams. You have already had Learning to Learn lessons on Teams. Please refer to the information you used in this lesson to help you.  If you have any problems with your log in, then you need to inform your tutor.

Each piece of homework should last between 20 to 30 minutes. If after 30 minutes you have not finished your homework you have 2 choices:

1. Get a parent/ carer to sign that you have completed 30 minutes on that piece of homework.
2. Finish the homework but indicate in pencil how long the homework took you to complete. That way your Form Tutor/ subject teachers will be able to monitor the length of time it takes you to complete a task.

Other tips:

1. Do not let your homework build up. Just because it is not due in immediately there is no reason why you cannot start it or get it out of the way. Leaving homework until the night before can cause a last minute rush and a lot of stress for you and your parents.
2. Get into a routine- do your homework as soon as you get home OR have a break first then settle down to do it.
3. Do not leave your homework until late in the evening.
4. Find somewhere that is warm, comfortable and has good lighting.
5. If you find a piece of homework too difficult:
• Have a try and then ask a parent/ guardian for their help. If they are unable to help you, ask them to write a note in your planner explaining the problem.
• Do not give up too easily- there are always reference books, the Library and the internet.
6. Take pride in your homework. Think about presentation – it is important. If you put effort into your work it will be noticed. You will feel good about your achievements and the teacher will be pleased with your efforts.
7. If you are finding that you are receiving too much homework then have a word with your Tutor, or better still, have a chat with your Subject Teacher. Be polite and state your anxiety clearly but sensibly.
8. If you feel that you are not receiving enough homework there are several things that you can do:
• Do some extra independent research on the topic/s that you are covering at school.
• Visit the Library, research the internet, read through an encyclopaedia, or read a book!
9. If you are finding it difficult to do your homework please join Homework Hub.

Alternatively, think about doing some extra-curricular activities. Get fit and make some new friends. Join a club- netball, hockey, football, rugby, frisbee, science, drama. We will let you know when clubs in school start. Some children join Guides and Scouts and others take up a musical instrument. When you reach Years 9 and 10 you will receive a considerable amount of additional work leading up to your GCSEs. Enjoy these first couple of years settling into High School life and think about broadening your experiences.