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Northgate Primary School

Northgate Primary School

Homework

We ask parents/carers to support their child's learning by completing all homework as set by the class teachers.  This will help your child reach their full potential with their education and learning.  If you have any questions or queries with regards to your child's homework please do not hesitate to speak to the class teacher

Explorers Class

Parents are expected to read with their child at least three times a week. They should also try to practise their children's phonics sounds and word bags, which contain common exception words, daily.  

www.phonicsplay.co.uk

www.phonicsbloom.com

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics

www.ictgames.com

www.topmarks.co.uk

www.crickweb.co.uk

www.primarygamesarena.com

 Blake Class

Parents are expected to do the following homework with their children:

  • Weekly spellings are given out on a Friday, there are expected to be completed by the following Friday.
  • Parents are expected to read with their child at least three times a week.
  • Termly homework books are sent out. They are sent out the first day back of a term and come back in the Thursday before we break up.  The expectation is that all children complete at least 3 activities from the list provided.

www.phonicsplay.co.uk

www.letters-and-sounds.com

www.readingeggs.co.uk

www.teachyourmonstertoread.com

www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

www.culturestreet.org.uk/activities/picturebookmaker

home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/free-ebooks

www.phonicsbloom.com

Brunel Class

Parents are expected to do the following homework with their children: 

  • Weekly spellings are given out on a Monday and will be check on the Friday. 
  • Parents are expected to read with their children at least three times a week. 
  • After October half term, children will begin to have weekly homework. This will be a short maths or English activity to complete based on the learning they have done in class. Homework will be set on a Monday and due in the following Monday.

www.purplemash.com 

www.phonicsplay.co.uk 

www.readingeggs.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games

www.play.numbots.com

www.ttrockstars.com

Raleigh Class

In Year 3:

  • Weekly spellings are given out on Fridays and children are tested on these the following Friday.
  • Parents are expected to read with their children at least three times a week to ensure that children reach the reading rocket.
  • Homework files are sent home every Friday and expected back in the following Thursday. This is a very short consolidation of the previous week's Maths, English and Topic. Homework tasks must be completed independently and in pencil. As tasks are differentiated for the children, this should take no longer than 20 minutes.

www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games 

www.ttrockstars.com 

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

www.spellzone.com

www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games

Kingsley Class

  • Homework is handed out every Friday and is due back in the following Wednesday.
  • The homework includes a list of spellings to learn, which are tested on the following Friday and a piece of English or Maths work.
  • Work should be completed independently as far as possible.
  • Parents are expected to read with their child at least four times a week and record it in their reading records.

www.ttrockstars.com

www.readingeggs.co.uk

www.purplemash.com

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects

www.topmarks.co.uk

Drake Class

Parents are expected to do the following with their children:

  • Weekly spellings are tested on a Friday.
  • Parents are expected to read with their children at least 5 times per week.
  • Pupils will be given a short Maths or English activity to complete based on the content they have been learning in class.
  • Homework will be set on a Friday and expected in the following Thursday.

www.purplemash.com

www.ttrockstars.com

www.readingeggs.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics

www.dkfindout.com/uk/space

www.schools.fairtrade.org.uk

Franklin Class

In Year 6, the homework expectations increase across the academic year in order to prepare the children for their transition to secondary school. 

The homework expectations are as follows:

Autumn A

  • Children are expected to read at least 5 times per week 
  • Weekly spelling list handed out on Tuesdays and tested the following Monday
  • Double-sided sheet of Maths, based on the classroom learning, to consolidate understanding, handed out on Fridays and due in the following Thursday.

Autumn B

  • Children are expected to read at least 5 times per week
  • Weekly spelling list handed out on Tuesdays and tested the following Monday
  • Double-sided sheet of Maths, based on the classroom learning, to consolidate understanding, handed out on Fridays and due in the following Thursday
  • Optional English homework (SPaG worksheet) based on classroom learning, to consolidate understanding. 

Spring A, Spring B and Summer A

  • Children are expected to read at least 5 times per week
  • Weekly spelling list handed out on Tuesdays and tested the following Monday
  • Double-sided sheet of Maths, based on classroom learning or practise SATS questions, to consolidate understanding and build confidence, handed out on Fridays and due in the following Thursday
  • English homework (e.g. reading comprehension, SPaG worksheet or short written task) based on classroom learning, to consolidate understanding (now compulsory).

Summer B

  • Children are expected to read at least 5 times per week
  • Weekly spelling list handed out on Tuesdays and tested the following Monday
  • Double-sided sheet of Maths, based on classroom learning or gap-filling, to consolidate understanding, handed out on Fridays and due in the following Thursday
  • Topic-based homework project to be completed over a number of weeks and presented to the class in the last week of school.

www.mathsframe.co.uk

www.topmarks.co.uk

www.ttrockstars.com

www.play.numbots.com

Homework is compulsory and will need to be completed at lunchtime if not completed at home.