Home Learning (Homework)
Key Stage 3
Each half term students will have a menu from which they can choose their homework.
Students are encouraged to complete at least 6 items from the menu during the course of the half term. The menu has a range of different types of tasks, of varying lengths and difficulties, which students can select from. Parental support is encouraged to discuss tasks with students, support with decision-making and reviewing tasks.
Students are able to complete homework at school during lunchtime if they prefer and support is also available from their Mentor.
Alongside completing tasks from the menu, students are encouraged to read regularly and practice their basic maths skills such as using money, learning timestables and telling the time. All students are able to access the mymaths website which gives support and practice activities for all areas of mathematics. Information to support reading and maths is enclosed and also available on the school website.
Should you wish to discuss any aspect of KS3 homework please contact your child’s Mentor or Senior Link
Key Stage 4
Coventry Libraries provide Homework Help sessions throughout the city and also provide e-magazines that you can download to your device for free. Our emagazines include Horrible Histories and RasPi.
To return a completed task: Bring it to Room 5 or email email@example.com
EVERY COMPLETED TASK = 5 COMPASS POINTS AND CHANCE TO WIN A £5 VOUCHER AT THE END OF THE HALF TERM.
YEAR 7 - AUTUMN 2 HOMEWORK MENU
Independently research the following:
|Motivate yourself to take part in the physical activities outside of school. Keep a weekly journal to track your daily exercises. (This could include; walking the dog, taking part in a sports club, playing WII or VR, press-ups in your bedroom, going to park with your family)||
This term we have been studying ‘traditional African music’ and ‘ukulele’. Please create a fact sheet about either topic.
If you choose the ‘traditional African music’ option, you can research instruments, events where the music might be used and how drums were used to communicate.
If choosing the ukulele, you could talk about the key parts of the ukulele, how it is played and talk about famous ukulele players.
Research and cook a dish which relates to a festival or celebration.
For example, Christmas recipes. Take a photograph to show what you did
|Design a new outfit for your favourite book or film character||Create an artist research page on Vincent Van Gough. Include images and facts|
Complete all typing lessons at either the beginner/intermediate or advanced level https://www.typing.com/en-gb/student/lessons
Print screen your results to return by email or print the results' webpage.
|Produce an A-Z of careers or job titles. As you do so, remember all jobs and opportunities are open to everyone, regardless of age, gender, race, religion and other protected characteristics.||Interview a family member about what they enjoy about a festival held at this time of year.|
YEAR 8 AND YEAR 9 -AUTUMN 2 HOMEWORK MENU
Complete all typing lesson either the beginner/intermediate or advanced level https://www.typing.com/en-gb/student/lessons
Print screen your results to return by email of print the results webpage.
|Create an artist research page on Andy Warhol. Include images and facts.||Make a Top Trumps style card for your favourite character from book or film.|
Research and cook a dish which follows the principles of the Eatwell Guide. Email a photograph of your disk to the Homework email address
|Create a fact sheet about five composers from different classical periods, detailing key pieces of music and life events||
Design and complete a 3 exercise circuit programme at home (you can use the internet for ideas for different exercises) e.g. 10 press-ups, 10 sit-ups, 10 squats
Keep a weekly journal to track your exercise and complete this circuit at least 3 times in the week.
Independently research the life and achievements of the father of Geography – Alexander Von Humboldt. You are to create either a Powerpoint, leaflet, fact file, collage or informative poster.
|Make a poster displaying the protected characteristics as listed in the Equality Act 2010||Interview a family member about what they enjoy about a festival held at this time of year.|