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Homework

Subject Year 10 Homework Year 11 Homework
Ancient Greek Vocabulary learning (30-45 minutes) - once a week Vocabulary Learning and revision (45 minutes) - once a fortnight; Literature Set Text learning (30 minutes) - once a week in the Autumn Term; Exam questions practice - 1 hour when needed
Art Twice a week one hour for ceramics and one hour for fine art Twice a week one hour for ceramics and one hour for fine art
Business Once a week set written homework for the week (worksheet linked to topic, research and essay question.) Once a week set written homework for the week (worksheet linked to topic, research and essay question.)
Computing Students will be set a maximum of two pieces of homework a week and should spend 1 hour on each piece set.  Students will be set a maximum of two pieces of homework a week and should spend 1 hour on each piece set. 
Drama 1 piece of work set every two weeks. Expectation that students will complete rehearsal at home as needed to prepare for performance assessments. Expectation that any portfolio work which is not completed in class to be completed for homework in order to meet given deadlines.   1 piece of work set every two weeks. Expectation that students will complete rehearsal at home as needed to prepare for performance assessments. Expectation that any portfolio work which is not completed in class to be completed for homework in order to meet given deadlines.  
Design Technology Approximately once a week for approximately 60 minutes, sometimes using revision guide and work book and GCSE bitesize and technology student Approximately twice a week for approximately 60 minutes, using revision guide and work book and GCSE bitesize and technology student
Economics One weekly piece of homework - 45 mins  One weekly piece of homework - 45 mins 
English One piece of homework - 30 mins One piece of homework - 45 mins
Geography Weekly: 1 hour Weekly: 1 hour
Heath and Social Care Students are expected to complete coursework by given deadlines. For any coursework that is not completed during class time, students are expected to complete as part of their homework. Students are also expected to revise terminology as part of ongoing homework which should be applied to their coursework. Students are expected to complete coursework by given deadlines. For any coursework that is not completed during class time, students are expected to complete as part of their homework. Students are also expected to revise terminology as part of ongoing homework which should be applied to their coursework.
History    
ICT Exam questions once a week. Students should take the opportunities offered to stay after school and work on their controlled assessment. Tasks relating to any practise work for the practise scenarios. Students should take the opportunities offered to stay after school and work on their controlled assessment. 
Latin Vocabulary learning (30-45 minutes) - once a week Vocabulary Learning and revision (45 minutes) - once a fortnight; Literature Set Text learning (30 minutes) - once a week in the Autumn Term; Exam questions practice - 1 hour when needed
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)
Media At least once a week. 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.  At least once a week. 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 Languages 1 homework per week. Can be vocabulary learning /GCSE topic question preparation, past paper questions, speaking preparation,  a worksheet, work on Kerboodle, youtube vidoe clip to watch and take notes,  a creative task or online work on a French website (Quizlet . AQA, BBC bitesize, www.languageonline.org.uk ...)  1 homework per week. Can be vocabulary learning /GCSE topic question preparation, past paper questions, speaking preparation,  a worksheet, work on Kerboodle, youtube vidoe clip to watch and take notes,  a creative task or online work on a French website (Quizlet . AQA, BBC bitesize, www.languageonline.org.uk ...) 
Music No formal homework set, however completion of coursework by given deadlines expected. Any coursework not completed in class expected to be completed for homework. Regular, weekly practice of instrument expected as part of homework for Music.   No formal homework set, however completion of coursework by given deadlines expected. Any coursework not completed in class expected to be completed for homework. Regular, weekly practice of instrument expected as part of homework for Music.  
Physical Education One piece of homework per week - 30 minutes.  Tasks may include exam techniques, exam questions, using Everlearner to consolidate learning, worksheets, research tasks, flip learning tasks One piece of homework per week - 30 minutes.  Tasks may include exam techniques, exam questions, using Everlearner to consolidate learning, worksheets, research tasks, flip learning tasks
Religious Studies For GCSE full course, the allocation is 2 homework pieces per month cycle. The expectation is that most weeks this will involve a written task, but prior to tests revision as homework is acceptable. Students might be asked to revise for a subsequent test. The homework should last between 30-60 minutes. For GCSE full course, the allocation is 2 homework pieces per month cycle. The expectation is that most weeks this will involve a written task, but prior to tests revision as homework is acceptable. Students might be asked to revise for a subsequent test. The homework should last between 30-60 minutes.
Science Two 60 minute homeworks per week for Combined Science. For Separate Science students have one 60 minute homework per subject: Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Homework may involve Kerboodle quizzes, research, past exam questions, flipped learning, making models and home experiments, watching clips to support learning, making notes to consolidate learning. Two 60 minute homeworks per week for Combined Science. For Separate Science students have one 60 minute homework per subject: Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Homework may involve Kerboodle quizzes, research, past exam questions, flipped learning, making models and home experiments, watching clips to support learning, making notes to consolidate learning.
Sociology H/W Every 2 weekly- Research tasks, completing exam style questions, planning a essay. H/W Every 2 weekly- Research tasks, completing exam style questions, planning a essay.
Psychology   One piece of homework of one hour with varied tasks related to topic of study, for example completion of different types of exam questions or preparing presentations or posters.