At Campbell Primary School we believe that homework is a valuable part of schooling. It provides opportunities to practise skills, review content and deepen understanding of concepts learned. Homework can also assist students to develop self-regulation processes, such as goal-setting, time management and study skills.
Homework Expectations. Rationale: The purpose of homework is to reinforce skills learned at school by providing practice at home.This helps families understand the learning that’s happening in school. In addition, homework helps students learn routines at home to be responsible students and develop time management skills.
Information on Educational Structures, Policies and Practices) team: Bonifacio Agapin, Estelle Herbaut and Jean Yip. Volume II also draws on the analytic work undertaken by Jaap Scheerens and Douglas Willms in the context of PISA 2000.
Strategies for supporting the completion of homework 8.1 The primary aim is to impress upon students that homework is a vital part of their education, to be done at home or within study support sessions. A variety of strategies must be employed to ensure the successful completion of homework.
The Homework Policy is designed to: Ensure consistency of approach throughout the school. Ensure progression towards independence and individual responsibility. Ensure parents have a clear understanding about expectations for themselves and the learners. To provide opportunities for parents and pupils to work in partnership and enjoy learning experiences.
Statutory policies for schools and academy trusts Guidance on the policies and documents that governing bodies and proprietors of schools must have. Published 17 September 2019.
Should homework be scrapped for primary school students? Some educationalists argue that homework provides little benefit for young children. Now, an Oireachtas committee is examining calls for it.
But parents at Philip Morant School and College are in open revolt at the “no homework” policy, as they complain it will lead to a generation of children “flunking” their exams.