Homework

Please find below our Homework Policy. Learning Reflection and Homework sheets are given out every Friday so that you can work together with your child to assess their learning, review achievements, engage in Big Chat and be clear about what homework is expected to be handed in the following week.
If you have any questions about your child's homework please do not hesitate to talk to their class teacher.

Learning Reflection and Homework Policy



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Reflection and Homework Record for Year 1

Garsington CE Primary School

Please return the completed homework by the following Wednesday

Week Beginning

 

Home learning for this week….

http://images.clipartpanda.com/english-clipart-di6Mj7MXT.jpeg 1.Please try to read with your child each evening

When sharing books together, you could ask some questions such as…

What has happened in the book so far?

Do you like this book? Why?

Who are the characters and what are they like? (Fictional books)

What do you think will happen next? (Fictional books)

http://images.clipartpanda.com/talking-clipart-people-talking-face-to-face-clip-art-726.jpg2. Big Talk

http://smartfuse.s3.amazonaws.com/b63ea08c96547fb41402fc8bb448b63a/uploads/2014/12/Math.jpg3.  Number fun

Optional activity

4.  Grow your brain http://cliparts.co/cliparts/kTM/n49/kTMn49ETj.png

 

Next week, we are going to be talking about _______________

Have a conversation with your child about____________.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Choose from drawing, story, model, visit, internet search, song, dance, photographs)

 

 

Focus: 

Key words to learn to spell

It, is, I, the, of

 

Feedback from parents

Has your child talked to you about what they have been learning about this week?

Yes

No

Can you tell us about something fantastic your child has achieved at home this week?  (Maybe they learnt a new skill/ dressed themselves/ read really well/ remembered something they had learnt that day and told you all about it/ helped around the home/ sang a new song/ was kind or helpful in some way)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Reflection and Homework Record for Year 2

Garsington CE Primary School

Please return the completed homework by Wednesday

Week Beginning

 

Home learning for this week….

http://images.clipartpanda.com/english-clipart-di6Mj7MXT.jpeg 1.Please try to read with your child each evening

When sharing books together, you could ask some questions such as…

What has happened in the book so far?

Do you like this book? Why?

Who are the characters and what are they like? (Fictional books)

What do you think will happen next? (Fictional books)

Remember, read a wide variety of books, from school, home and the library. If your child particularly enjoys a book, bring it into school to share with everyone else.

http://images.clipartpanda.com/talking-clipart-people-talking-face-to-face-clip-art-726.jpg2. Big Talk

http://smartfuse.s3.amazonaws.com/b63ea08c96547fb41402fc8bb448b63a/uploads/2014/12/Math.jpg3.  Number fun

4.  Grow your brain http://cliparts.co/cliparts/kTM/n49/kTMn49ETj.png

 

Next week, we are going to be talking about _______________

Have a conversation with your child about____________.

 

 

 

(Choose from drawing, story, model, visit, internet search, song, dance, photographs)

 

 

Focus: 

Key words to learn to spell

Y2 would have up to 10 words to spell, common and spelling families

 

Feedback from parents

Has your child talked to you about what they have been learning about this week?

Yes

No

Can you tell us about something fantastic your child has achieved out of school this week.  (Maybe they learnt a new skill/read really well/ remembered something they had learnt that day and told you all about it/ helped around the home/ sang a new song/ was kind or helpful in some way or achieved something at an out of school  club)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Reflection and Homework Record for Year 3

Garsington CE Primary School

My learning this week:

These are three things I have learnt this week:

 

 

 

All the time

Most of the time

Some of the time

Not really

Have I tried hard to be an independent learner?

 

 

 

 

Have I tried my best this week?

 

 

 

 

Was I on time for my lessons this week?

 

 

 

 

Have I followed the class rules and behaved well at school?

 

 

 

 

Have I listened well and learnt new things this week?

Yes

No

 

 

Grow your Brain homework: (choose from drawing, story, model, visit, internet search, song, dance, photographs) or My Big Talk homework:

 

 

 

 

 

My Maths homework:

 

 

 

My English homework:

 

 

The book I am reading is called ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

I’m on page …………… My favourite part so far has been ………………………………………………………………

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

Feedback from Parents:

Have you seen you child’s homework this week?

Yes

No

Has your child talked to you about what they have been learning about this week?

Yes

No

 

Signed by parent …………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

 

 

Learning Reflection and Homework Record for Year 4

Garsington CE Primary School

These are three things I have learnt this week:

 

 

 

 

 

Grow your Brain homework: (choose from drawing, story, model, visit, internet search, song, dance, photographs) or My Big Talk homework:

 

 

 

 

My Maths homework:

 

 

 

 

My English homework:

 

 

The book I am reading is called ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

I’m on page …………… My favourite part so far has been ………………………………………………………………

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

My learning this week:

 

All the time

Most of the time

Some of the time

Not really

Have I tried hard to be an independent learner?

 

 

 

 

Have I tried my best this week?

 

 

 

 

 

Was I on time for my lessons this week?

 

 

 

 

Have I followed the class rules and behaved well at school?

 

 

 

 

Have I listened well and learnt new things this week?

 

Yes

 

No

 

Feedback from Parents:

Have you seen you child’s homework this week?

Yes

No

Has your child talked to you about what they have been learning about this week?

Yes

No

 

Signed by parent …………………………………………………………………………………………………

Learning, Reflection and Homework Record: Year 5 and 6

Garsington CE Primary School 2015/16

 

Name:                                                                                               Date:

Weekly reflection (completed in class at the end of the week):

Did I have all my homework completed on time this week?

Yes

No

Did I have my PE kit for all PE lessons this week?

Yes

No

How well have I behaved in lessons this week?

How well have I behaved at breaktimes this week?

How well have I listened and learnt new things?

Things that I have learnt this week:

 

 

 

 

Something that I want to find out more about or get better at:

Achievements this week

 

 

 

 

Home Learning for this week

Grow your brain!

Think of something we’ve learnt this week and demonstrate your understanding through any of the following: drawing, story, model, visit, Internet search, song, dance, photographs

 

 

Maths

 

English

 

Times Table focus:

Comment/feedback from parents:

Have you seen your child’s homework this week?

Yes

No

Are you pleased with your child’s achievements this week (both in and out of school)?

Yes

No

Are you pleased with your child’s attitude to learning this week (both in and out of school)?

Yes

No

Has your child talked to you about what they have been learning about this week?

Yes

No

Comment by parent:

 

 

 

 

Signed by parent:

 

 

 

Extra homework ideas for all ages

Garsington CE Primary School

 

 

1)       Reading

 Reading is just about the best homework anyone, adult or child, can do. We want all of our children to love learning through reading diverse reading materials, from fiction to non-fiction, to comics and newspapers. Try to read together and have a book group, family members can talk about story plots and characters.

 

2)       Abacus on line

These are on line sites that all children from Year 1 have access to. Please ask your child’s class teacher if you do not have a log in. Your child can play educational games, learn new skills and compete against their class members as well as other children in our school and other schools. They also receive certificates that we can present in our Friday assemblies.

 

3)       Extending topic work

It is always great when children bring in things that they have worked on at home linked to their topic. They share this with the class and this helps develop everyone’s understanding. Some ideas to try at home:

-          Create a poster of everything they know.

-          Write down questions that they want to know the answer to and find them out.

-          Visit the library and do some research.

-          Design a leaflet telling someone about their topic.

-          Design and make an artefact linked to the topic.

-          Interview a family member or friend about the topic. This is great for questioning and listening skills.

 

4)       Phonics and Spelling

This website has excellent ideas and advice on how to support children with reading and phonics.

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ 

 

5)       Spelling Games

These are some ideas for games to play to get children to learn tricky words. They can be set as timed challenges.

-          Write all your spellings in alphabetical order.

-          Put each of your spellings into a sentence (try to use exciting punctuation).

-          Write the first paragraph of a story using all your spelling words (remember to have a fantastic opener).

-          Play hangman using the words.

 

6)       Timetables Games

These are some games to play to help children to learn their times tables:

-          Bingo

-          Times table tennis

-          Hangman sums

 

7)       Responsibility at Home

Challenge your child to do something independently at home. This could be to help with a household job, complete homework without being asked, or challenge himself/herself/themselves to learn a new skill. Responsibility at Home certificates are available outside of the office and once they have been completed by parents, they can be presented at Friday’s sharing assembly.

 

8)       Newsround

Go on the BBC Newsround website. This is a great way to find out about current affairs and the programme includes frequent opportunities to take part in fun quizzes.

 

We hope that you find these ideas helpful.