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Homework in Class 1

Reading and Comprehension

We read daily in class and have the same expectations for home. Each week, children are provided with a new reading book and reading record for parents/carers to comment on their child's reading. It is recommended that children read for 10-15 minutes daily, whether this be a book provided by school or other books/comics they may have at home. 


Each Monday, children will be given a set of words to practice spelling and using in sentences in preparation for a test the following Monday. Children's spellings are provided based on phonics sounds they have learnt so far in Read Write Inc and words expected of their age from the National Curriculum. 

Maths and English

Children are provided with weekly homework based on the current Maths or English learning that week. Homework will be given on a Friday in the children's homework book and should be handed in bythe following Thursday to be marked. If your child has difficulty completing their homework, then this can be discussed on the Monday so it can be handed in as soon as possible. 

Occasionally further homework projects may be set based on our current topic e.g. research using books and the internet however, suitable time will abe given to complete this.