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Homework

All homework which is set, including religious education, writing, research, reading, spellings numeracy including multiplication (times tables) will be set and followed up by the class teacher. Marking for homework will take different forms depending on the nature of the task and the age of the children.

If your child experiences any problems with their homework please don’t hesitate to get in contact with the class teacher. In the same light if you feel that you are helping your child too much or that your child is reluctant to complete homework please also contact the class teacher for help or advice.

Parents are asked to support the school by helping their child to complete all work. However, we are conscious as a school that in order to provide a well rounded education and to develop a broad and balanced range of interests and hobbies for their children. Parents are asked to encourage their children to take part in a range of after school activities. Homework always needs to be balanced with the child’s other interests. Activities such as swimming, cubs/scouts, rainbows/brownies, dance clubs such as ballet and Irish dancing, sports clubs such as football, rugby, karate, gymnastics and tennis as well as music and drama clubs. Homework also needs to be balanced with family life and activities such as visits to the Epping Forest Discovery Centre, Suntrap family days, local and national museums, art galleries and places of historical, scientific or natural beauty. Quality time together is so important.