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Badgers Homework

Homework in Badgers will be given out on a Thursday and collected back in the following Tuesday, this gives children nearly a week to complete the tasks. Homework should take about 1.5 hours a week but can be done in short 10 minute bursts.


Spellings: Children will be given a list of spellings to learn weekly. They should practice them at home AND choose one thing from the spelling menu to do with their spellings each week. (approx 10-15 minutes)


Reading: Children should read at home at least three times a week either to a parent or carer or on their own and then talk to someone about the book/ magazine or article they have read. (3 x 10 mins)


Grammar: Children will be given a short grammar task/test to do each week to practice core skills and vocabulary. (10-15 minutes)


Maths: Children are expected to complete 3 short 10 minute sessions on doodle maths each week, aiming for 100 stars a week. Added extras will be set by the class teacher which are relevant to the class work we are doing. (3 x 10 mins)


Topic related tasks: Occasional topic related tasks will be set such as …


Prepare your presentation for ‘grow £5’ challenge due by 12/09/17


Other ideas to keep children busy:

  • Visit Lavenham and look at the Tudor houses
  • Research facts about the Tudors to add to our display wall
  • Write a blog / News article about a sport event or club
  • Take part in a lunch time or after school club or sports competition