Homework may consist of the following:
Language Activities may be talking, listening, reading, writing or spelling;
Maths Activities may be number work, problem solving or practical maths;
Research/Topic Activities etc.
• be enjoyable and provide children with no real difficulties
• be extensions of school work
• help make parents/guardians aware of their child’s progress in learning
• sometimes involve parents and/or other members of the family
• reflect standards of work acceptable in class
• encourage children to take a pride in the presentation of their work
Homework may be issued on a daily basis by the class teacher, but this should not be considered as the
It is important that, where possible, you encourage your children to share their homework with you, and help
them if needed.
Parents/Carers are the greatest assets in homework. They are there when the tasks are being
completed and through taking an interest in their children’s work they prove to their children that
homework is worthwhile and a very important part of the learning process.
Parents/Carers are asked to sign when the work has been completed and make any comments if/when appropriate