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Homework

In both the Infant and Junior Schools, homework is given out on a Friday and is due in on the following Wednesday. Spellings are also given out on a Friday and tested the following Friday in most classes.

Y1 - give out just one piece of homework  which will be either maths or literacy based;

Y2 - give out 1 piece of maths and 1 piece of literacy

Y3 - give out 1 piece of maths and 1 piece of literacy

Y4 - give out 1 piece of maths and 1 piece of literacy, with an expectation of spending at least 20 minutes on each piece.

Y5 - give out 1 piece of maths and 1 piece of literacy, with an expectation of spending at least 25 minutes on each piece.

Y6 - give out 1 piece of maths and 1 piece of literacy, with an expectation of spending at least 30 minutes on each piece. Plus additional piece of Grammar homework.

Maths and literacy homework may be substitued with topic homework (with a history or geography focus) but this will be clearly stated on the homework summary sheet given out each week.

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    A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol. They will do many tasks like:

    Practical tasks, such as cooking, housework or shopping.

    Physical care, such as helping someone out of bed.

    Emotional support, such as talking to someone who is distressed.

    Personal care, such as helping someone dress.

    Managing the family budget and collecting prescriptions.

    Helping to give medicine.

    Helping someone communicate.

    Looking after brothers and sisters.

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