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Children will receive homework on a Friday including spellings and times tables. Spellings and timetables will be tested the following Friday. It is important to practice spellings and timetables regularly throughout the week in order for the children to remember them and do well in the tests. Homework is due in the following Wednesday. 

 

 

HOMEWORK GUIDELINES FOR RECEPTION / YEAR 1 YEAR 2

Homework focus

Set

Day due

Reading

Pupils need regular reading sessions.

When sharing the reading with your child;

Be patient, positive and ensure your child and you both enjoy the reading.

Encourage your child;

- To decode unfamiliar words themselves;

- To use expression

Also, ask them questions about their reading.

Parents are encouraged to comment in the child’s reading record book, shared by all adults involved.

It is also useful to read books to your children – modelling expression and asking questions about the book.

Daily

Next Day

English Y1/Y2 - one Literacy task (Grammar/Punctuation/Phonics sheet) will be sent every week to be shared with parent.

Friday

Wednesday

Spellings  5-10 current Phonic words will be set by your child’s Read Write Inc. teacher. The spellings will be tested during the RWI/Literacy lesson. At home, you may wish to spend time with your child individually learning and testing the spellings. Results will be sent home. (Reception 5 words, Y1/Y2 5-10 words)

Friday

Wednesday

Maths Y1/Y2 – One task (Maths sheet) will be sent every week to be shared with parent.(Reception– Maths Facts)

TIMES TABLES Each week children in Y2 are expected to learn/revise their tables.

Friday

Wednesday

Topic research and/or preparation

Teachers may ask children to find information or items to bring into class. Children may also be encouraged to ask parents questions or discuss issues with parents.

Additional or different Homework

Individuals such as SEND pupils may be given a different specific tasks to practise with parents. Where this happens, parents and the SENDCO must be consulted and informed. In Year 2, sometimes additional revision homework is set to help children prepare for their Key Stage 1 SATs

Occasionally-  to be returned following teacher guidance

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