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Subject Year 12 Homework Year 13 Homework
Ancient Greek Vocabulary learning - 45 minutes per week; Unseen translation - 1 hour per week; Set text learning - 1 hour per week; Exam question practice for literature - 1 hour per week Vocabulary learning - 45 minutes per week; Unseen translation - 1 hour per week; Set text learning - 1 hour per week; Exam question practice for literature - 1 hour per week
Art Independent contextual research and art work - 3 hours Independent contextual research and art work - 3 - 4 hours
Business Essay questions using case study to complete. Research on upcoming topics using textbooks to prepare for lessons. Work is split between teachers.    BTEC: No formal homework set as work is ongoing for research and completion of assignments. Revision of exam units to be completed. Essay questions using case study to complete. Research on upcoming topics using textbook and internet. Research to be completed on Theme 4 research task.  Work is split between teachers.   BTEC: No formal homework set, work ongoing for research and completion of assignments. Revision for exam unit to be completed as part of this.
Computing Students will be expected to spend 4-5 hours on homework and independent study.  Students will be expected to spend 4-5 hours on homework and independent study. 
Criminology 4-5 hours of independent study including homework tasks such as answering long and short exam questions, preparing presentations and pre and post topic reading and research. Allocation of work is split pro rata between teacher of exam unit and teacher of controlled assessment. 4-5 hours of independent study including homework tasks such as answering long and short exam questions, preparing presentations and pre and post topic reading and research.  Allocation of work is split pro rata between teacher of exam unit and teacher of controlled assessment.
Economics Weekly: 4-5 hours Weekly: 4-5 hours
English One piece of homework - 1 hour  
Geography Weekly: 4-5 hours, Range of tasks e.g. research, extended writing, creative poster work, revision, learning key terms, project work Weekly: 4-5 hours. Range of tasks e.g. research, extended writing, creative poster work, revision, learning key terms, project work
Health 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.
ICT BTEC IT: 5 hours of independent study per week. Autumn Term - Tasks will be related to Unit 3 coursework.  Spring and Summer Term - Tasks will be related to the Unit 2 Set Tasks on the topic of Databases. This will involve mini tests, practical tasks, theory worksheets. BTEC IT: 5 hours of independent study per week. Autumn Term - Tasks will be related to Unit 5 coursework.  Spring and Summer Term - Tasks will be related to the Unit 1 Theory unit. Research, tasksheets, exam questions, online quizzes, presentations.
Latin Vocabulary learning - 45 minutes per week; Unseen translation - 1 hour per week; Set text learning - 1 hour per week; Exam question practice for literature - 1 hour per week. Vocabulary learning - 45 minutes per week; Unseen translation - 1 hour per week; Set text learning - 1 hour per week; Exam question practice for literature - 1 hour per week.
Maths Once a week set written homework for the week ( worksheet/ homework book) and in the next week set online homework (using mymaths/Maths Integral) Once a week set written homework for the week ( worksheet/ homework book) and in the next week set online homework (using mymaths/Maths Integral)
Media One hour of homework for every hour in lessons.  There may be practical filming tasks set. Other tasks will be 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.  One hour of homework for every hour in lessons.  There may be practical filming tasks set. Other tasks will be 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. 
Science Two homeworks set per week in addition to independent study (4-5 hours per week)  which includes making notes to consolidate learning. Homework tasks may include analysis and evaluation of Practical Assessment Groups (PAGs), completing past paper questions, revision for topic tests, preparing presentations, Kerboodle tasks. Two homeworks set per week in addition to independent study (4-5 hours per week) which includes making notes to consolidate learning. Homework tasks may include analysis and evaluation of Practical Assessment Groups (PAGs), completing past paper questions, revision for topic tests, preparing presentations, Kerboodle tasks.
Sociology Weekly basis- Research tasks, completing exam style questions, planning a essay, completing notes. Weekly basis- Research tasks, completing exam style questions, planning a essay, completing notes.
Psychology 4-5 hours of independent study including homework tasks such as answering long and short exam questions, preparing presentations and pre and post topic reading and research.  If two teachers then allocation of work is split pro rata between Paper 1 and Paper 2. 5 hours of independent study including homework tasks such as answering long and short exam questions, preparing presentations and pre and post topic reading and research.  If two teachers then allocation of work is split pro rata between Clinical and Criminological Psychology in the autumn and spring term and Psychological Skills in the summer term.