Homework plays an important role in the reinforcing of new skills your child has learnt during the school day.   At St John’s all pupils from Reception through to Upper 5 (Year 11) will be required to carry out homework.

Kindergarten

All children in Kindergarten will be given a reading book, notebook or diary.  This will contain details of reading and/ or homework and when it is to be returned to school.

Reception;
Reading each evening except swimming day, plus worksheets as necessary and weekly sightwords/ spellings.

Lower Kindergarten;
Reading each evening, plus ten minutes spellings, tables and worksheets.

Upper Kindergarten;
Reading each evening, plus fifteen minutes of another subject.

Junior School

All Junior children are required to read to an adult for 20 minutes per night, plus practise their weekly spellings and their times tables (using the Times Tables Rock Stars program online).  Alongside this, each year group have additional homework as outlined below;

Form 1 (Year 3) 20 minutes homework plus 20 minutes reading per night
Monday Spellings and Mental Arithmetic corrections
Tuesday Times tables worksheet
Wednesday Spellings revisions sheet
Thursday English Skills Book
Friday Mental Arithmetic

 

Lower 2 (Year 4) 30 minutes homework plus 20 minutes reading per night
Monday Spellings and Mental Arithmetic corrections
Tuesday Maths Sheet
Wednesday English Comprehension
Thursday Problem Solving Worksheet
Friday Mental Arithmetic

 

Upper 2 (Year 5) 35 minutes homework plus 20 minutes reading per night
Monday Spellings and Mental Arithmetic corrections | (and research homework for a whole week)
Tuesday Verbal OR non-verbal reasoning
Wednesday English Comprehension
Thursday Maths Sheet
Friday Mental Arithmetic

 

Lower 3 (Year 6) 40 minutes homework plus 20 minutes reading per night
Monday Comprehension and Mental Arithmetic corrections
Tuesday Science
Wednesday Maths sheet
Thursday Spellings
Friday Mental Arithmetic

Senior School

In Senior School pupils are issued with a student planner in which details of all homework should be noted daily.  The diary should be checked on a daily basis and can be used by parents and subject teachers for comments.  The planner must be signed by parents at the end of each week to indicate that the work has been completed.

U3R   HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Computer Science | Art | Music
Tuesday  Science | Geography
Wednesday  Food Tech | RS
Thursday  French | Maths
Friday  Spanish |  English  |  History

 

U3W  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Art | Food Tech
Tuesday  Geography | Computer science
Wednesday  Science | Music
Thursday  Maths | French | History
Friday  English  |  Spanish  |  RS

 

L4C  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Spanish | Music
Tuesday  Art | Drama | Food Tech | RS | Maths
Wednesday  History | Computer Science | English
Thursday  Science | Geography
Friday French

 

L4B  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Spanish | Geography | Science
Tuesday  Maths | Computer Science | History | Art/Music
Wednesday  English | RS | Food Tech
Thursday
Friday French

 

U4B   HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Spanish | Drama
Tuesday  History |  Music | RS | Computer Science
Wednesday  Art |  Food Tech | English
Thursday  Maths | Geography | French
Friday  Science | Computer Science

 

U4H  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Spanish | Geography
Tuesday  Computer Science |  History | Food Tech | Music
Wednesday  English | Art
Thursday  Maths | French | Drama | RS | English
Friday  Computer Science | English | Spanish

 

U4S  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  RS
Tuesday  Drama |  Art | Food Tech | Computer Science
Wednesday  History | English | Computer Science
Thursday   French | Maths | Music
Friday   Geography

 

L5P  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Comp. Science | Spanish | Science | Business |   Drama
Tuesday  Spanish | Maths | French | History | Food Tech
Wednesday  PE
Thursday  English | History
Friday  Statistics | Science | Computer Science | RS | Geography

 

  L5G  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Comp. Science | Spanish | Science | Business | Drama
Tuesday  Spanish | Maths | French | History | Food Tech
Wednesday  PE
Thursday  English | History
Friday  Statistics | Science | Computer Science | RS | Geography

 

   U5B  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Statistics | History | Business
Tuesday  Maths | Biology | Art
Wednesday  Geography | Spanish | RS
Thursday  Science | Drama | Food Tech
Friday English | French | Citizenship

 

  U5G  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Statistics | History | Business
Tuesday  Maths | Biology | Art
Wednesday  Geography | Spanish | RS
Thursday  Science | Drama | Food Tech
Friday  English | French | Citizenship

 

  U5F   HOMEWORK TIMETABLE
Monday  Statistics | Business Studies
Tuesday  Maths | History
Wednesday  English | RS | History | PE Theory
Thursday  Biology | Spanish | Geography
Friday  PE | Science | French