Homework is important for two key reasons:
A full presentation on our five year Independent Learning Strategy can be found here:
An overview of homework for all year groups is here:
Students are expected to learn the information for their homework using the Retrieval Practice booklet or a self-quizzing book. Students have been practising Retrieval Practice in lessons and in assemblies they have explored ways of getting the best out of them to support learning and progress in lessons. A
In core subjects students will have a weekly task to learn a section of the KO in preparation for Retrieval Practice, often in class in the form of a quiz.
Other subjects will set practice fortnightly and dependent on how many lessons a week they have.
A knowledge organiser is a set of key facts or information that pupils need to know and be able to recall in order to ‘master’ a unit or topic. Typically, an organiser fits onto one page of A4 – this helps pupils to visualise the layout of the page which in turn helps them to memorise the information better.
Further information can be found by clicking the links below and current Knowledge organisers for all subjects can be found in our student area, Central Online.