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How many times a week can you read ?

Can you read at least five times a week ?


Years 1 & 2


Homework guidelines

Reading: We ask that your child reads to you at least 5 times a week, please sign your child's reading record when you have read with them. Please see recommended reading lists for children aged 6 to 7, as suggested by the Book Trust, plus the website, where you can visit for further information about appropriate books for your child.


Spellings: Children will be tested on their spellings every Thursday. A new set of spellings will then be given out on Friday. The spellings your child will be given will be based on the sounds that they have been practising in their Phonics groups.  This way, your child will receive spellings that are more closely matched to their abilities. Please see the spelling list below for guidance on the spelling patterns that children  in year 1 and year 2 are expected to know.


Maths: It is important for your child to know their number facts within 10 and 20 e.g. 5 + 4 = 9 so 15 + 4 = 19.  They will also begin to learn their multiplication and division facts for 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables.  This can be practised using the homework scheme below or through simple games and rhymes.  Your child will also be assigned regular homework tasks to support their Maths work using the scheme below.  We will send you a message to let you know when a new task has been allocated.



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National Curriculum Spelling expectations for Year 1 and Year 2

Years 3 & 4



Year 3/4 are expected to complete reading, spelling and times tables homework every week.


Reading: 5 reads every week.

Children are expected to record five reads into their reading record with an adult signature next to every read.                 READING DIARIES ARE DUE IN ON WEDNESDAYS.



Maths: Times-Tables

At the end of Year 4, children are expected to know all their multiplication facts, up to 12 x 12.
You will be given a times table grid to fill out weekly to help you learn your times tables.
                                           MATHS HOMEWORK IS DUE IN ON WEDNESDAYS.




Spellings: Learn your list of spellings every week.

Your child will be given a spelling book with their weekly spellings stuck in. Each week will follow a spelling rule. The National Curriculum spellings expected of Year 3/4 can be found here.



Optional Homework:

Children are more than welcome to request more activities for home!


They have the choice of...


Topic Project


Time to get crafty!

Children will have three options

to choose from, all linked

to out current topic.



ActiveLearn Maths


Addtional maths games with your abacus account can be requested from your maths teacher.





National Curriculum Spellings


Years 5 & 6


Set: Wednesday or Thursday

Due: Wednesday (detention on Thursday lunchtimes for any children who don't hand in their homework on time)


At least 5 reads, signed by an adult and recorded in your reading record.




We now have a fantastic new homework scheme for maths.

Username and password are identical for what you use for MyMaths.

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Active Learn and MyMaths homework is set on Wednesdays.

MyMaths is still available for children who wish to consolidate their learning further.


Remember to go to Maths Club on Tuesday lunchtimes if you do not have a computer at home.


One piece of literacy homework each week. This is usually a reading comprehension task.