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, their Times Tables Rock Stars and EdShed online programmes to enhance their learning.  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
Wednesday English
Thursday Problem Solving and Research
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 Grammar and Mental Arithmetic corrections
Tuesday Topic Work
Wednesday Maths sheet
Thursday Spelling Sentences
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 2022/23
Monday  RS | History
Tuesday  Geography | Art | Maths
Wednesday  Music | Science
Thursday  Food & Nutrition | Spanish | English | Drama
Friday  Computer Science | French

 

U3P  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE 2022/23
Monday  Music | History | Computer Science
Tuesday  Food & Nutrition | Drama | Maths
Wednesday  Geography
Thursday  Spanish| Art | Science | English
Friday  RS | French

 

L4C  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE 2022/23
Monday  History | Food & Nutrition | Drama | Computer Science
Tuesday  RS | French
Wednesday  Geography | English
Thursday  Science | Maths | Art
Friday  Music | Spanish

 

L4B  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE 2022/23
Monday  Geography | Music | Art
Tuesday  History | French (Ms Raynard)
Wednesday  Drama | English | Food & Nutrition
Thursday Maths| RS | Science | French (Mr Pritchard)
Friday  Spanish | Computer Science

 

U4G  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE 2022/23
Monday  Business | Computer Science | French | PHSE
Tuesday  Food & Nutrition | Music | RS
Wednesday  History | Art
Thursday  Maths | Geography | English
Friday  Science | Spanish

 

U4B  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE 2022/23
Monday  Computer Science | Geography
Tuesday  Art |  History | Food & Nutrition | English
Wednesday  Business | RS | Drama
Thursday  Maths | Music | French
Friday  Science | Spanish

 

L5W/ L5G/ L5R  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE 2022/23
Monday  French | Science | Business | RS | Drama
 Spanish | Statistics
Wednesday  PE | History | French
Thursday  Maths | English | Sociology
Friday  English | Spanish | Science | Computer Science

 

  U5B/ U5F/ U5H  HOMEWORK TIMETABLE 2022/23
Monday  Statistics | Business | Food & Nutrition
Tuesday  Maths | Biology | Spanish
Wednesday  Geography | RS | History | Art | PE
Thursday  Chemistry | Drama | Computer Science
Friday  English | French | Physics | Music | PE