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Rooks Heath School

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Homework

Subject Year 7 Homework Year 8 Homework Year 9 Homework
Ancient Greek     Vocabulary learning (30-45 mins) - once a week
Art Once a week unless they are a class with a cover teacher. Time varies depending on task. Once a week. Time varies  depending on task Once a week - one hour
Business     Varies depending on topic, could be research of entrepreneur, learning key terms, finance revision, poster work linked to topic area.
Computing Students will be set homework once a week and should spend 30-45 minutes completing it. Students will be set homework once a week and should spend 30-45 minutes completing it. Students will be set homework once a week and should spend 1 hour completing it.
Drama 1 assessed piece of work set each half term. (2 per term) 1 assessed piece of work set each half term. (2 per term) 1 piece of work set every two weeks. Expectation that students will complete rehearsal at home as needed to prepare for performance assessments.
Design Technology Approximately once a week for approximately 30 minutes Approximately once a week for approximately 30 minutes Approximately once a week for approximately 45 minutes, sometimes using revision guide and work book and GCSE bitesize and technology student
Food Approximately once a week for approximately 30 minutes Approximately once a week for approximately 30 minutes Approximately once a week for approximately 45 minutes
English Reading log - students are expected to record a minimum of 4 times a week and respond to a given guided reading question in log in response to the text they are reading. Plus one 30 minute piece Reading log - students are expected to record a minimum of 4 times a week and respond to a given guided reading question in response to the text they are reading. Plus one 30 minute piece of homework. One piece of homework - 30 mins
Geography Weekly: 30 minutes Weekly: 30 minutes Weekly: 30 - 45 minutes
History      
ICT     Varies depending on the topic, there could be research/creative or written tasks. Once a week.
Latin Vocabulary learning (30 minutes) 3 times per term. One creative h/w. Vocabulary learning (30 minutes) - once a fortnight. Vocabulary learning (30-45 minutes) - once a fortnight.
Maths  Once a week set written homework for the week ( worksheet/ homework book) and in the next week set online homework (using mymaths/kerboodle) Once a week set written homework for the week ( worksheet/ homework book) and in the next week set online homework (using mymaths/kerboodle) Once a week set written homework for the week ( worksheet/ homework book) and in the next week set online homework (using mymaths/kerboodle)
Media     Set once per cycle. Directly linked to content that is being taught at the time. The tasks vary widely from preparing for lessons coming up by reading, watching videos or finding props, to consolidating work covered by writing assignments and responding to feedback. They may have to learn key terminology by completing vocab quizzes.
Modern Foreign Language 1 homework per week. Can be vocabulary learning / a worksheet, a creative task or online work on a French website (Quizlet or www.languageonline.org.uk) 1 homework per week. Can be vocabulary learning / a worksheet, a creative task or online work on a French website (Quizlet or www.languageonline.org.uk) 1 homework per week. Can be vocabulary learning / a worksheet, a creative task or online work on a French website (Quizlet or www.languageonline.org.uk)
Music One formal, assessed piece of homework each term, 1-2 informal pieces each half term. One formal, assessed piece of homework each term, 1-2 informal pieces each half term. One formal, assessed piece of homework each term, 2-3 informal written pieces each half term. Regular practice of instrument expected as part of homework for Music.
Physical Education     One piece of homework per week - 30 minutes.  Tasks may include using Everlearner to consolidate learning, worksheets, research tasks, flip learning tasks
Religious Studies One piece of homework with varied tasks per month. The expectation is that for some of the weeks, this will involve a written task, but prior to tests revision as homework is acceptable. The homework should last between 30- 40 minutes. One piece of homework with varied tasks per month. The expectation is that for some of the weeks, this will involve a written task, but prior to tests revision as homework is acceptable. The homework should last between 30- 40 minutes. One piece of homework with varied tasks per month. The expectation is that for some of the weeks, this will involve a written task, but prior to tests revision as homework is acceptable. The homework should last between 30- 40 minutes.
Science One 30-40 minute homework per week. This includes a spelling and keyword test at the start of a new topic. Homeworks may involve Kerboodle quizzes, research, assessed tasks, flipped learning, making models and home experiments, watching clips to support learning. One 30-40 minute homework per week. This includes and spelling and key words test at the start of a new topic. Homeworks may involve Kerboodle quizzes, research, assessed tasks, flipped learning, making models and home experiments, watching clips to support learning. One 40-60  minute homework per week. Homework may involve Kerboodle quizzes, research, past exam questions, flipped learning, making models and home experiments, watching clips to support learning.