At Outwood Academy Foxhills we view homework and the opportunity to extend learning beyond the school day as an entitlement. Homework and other extended study opportunities should consist of meaningful and worthwhile tasks or projects designed to extend the learning of the student outside the classroom and to:
Homework should be recorded in students’ planners. It should be recorded when the homework/coursework is due in. This is so management of time can be planned. Note on the deadline date that there is homework/coursework due in. This will enable both students and parents/carers to review the planner each evening to ensure that students meet each deadline for the following day. In addition Year 11 students will be provided with individual timetables for after school consolidation sessions in the form of a sticker on the planners.
Homework should be meaningful, interesting and worthwhile. It should support development of the specific course and also qualities, skills and attributes. It might consist of:
The amount of homework set will be dependent on the subject, year group of the student and the nature of the work:
Homework deadlines may vary depending on the subject, year group of the student and the nature of the work: