Homework

Primary 1

Spelling -2 sounds a week/ 4 words a week until Christmas

Reading-3-4 times a week after the October break

Maths homework will start in term 3

 Primary 2

Reading-3 times a week

Spelling-up to 10 words (with group differentiation)

Spelling sheet- 1 per week-words to be written out 3 times

Maths sheet-maximum of one per week- as applicable to class work

Occasional topic or other curricular area task

A plastic folder will be given to each child on Monday with homework due on Friday (except reading)

Primary 3

Reading-3 times a week

Spelling-up to 10 words (with group differentiation)

Maths, topic or other curricular area task as appropriate

Primaries 4 and 5

Spelling-up to 15 words (with group differentiation)

Children will be asked to write some sentences, complete an active literacy task (from a booklet) or complete an online Spelling City task

Reading activities – Until pupils are ready to move on to Kingscourt,  (see below) Reading homework will be as for Primary 3.

(Kingscourt and Comprehension) will take place 3 times a week in class. Children are expected to be reading for enjoyment at home and in school. Pupils should complete an occasional Book review (as specified by their class teacher)

Maths, topic or other curricular area task once a week

 Primaries 6 and 7

Spelling-up to 15 words (with group differentiation)

Children will be asked to write some sentences, complete an active literacy task (from a booklet) or complete an onlineSpellingCitytask

Reading activities (Kingscourt and Comprehension) will take place 3 times a week in class. Children are expected to be reading for enjoyment at home and in school. Pupils should complete an occasional Book review (as specified by their class teacher)

Maths, topic or other curricular area task once a week

Pupils and parents of pupils in primaries 6 and 7 can access more detailed information on their homework tasks by visiting their class/ homework blogs which are links on the school blog at  http://loirstonconnect.edublogs.org/– These have still to be created for session 2013-14

ASN base/ Yellow 8

Weekly reading tasks

All other tasks are set to meet the needs of the individual child

SFL

An alternative scheme with 3 activities may be provided for some pupils by Ms Matthews. Some Primary 6/7 pupils may complete a home/ school activity booklet.

Generally homework across all stages will be handed out on Monday to be returned on Friday.