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Homework

At Arnold Hill, homework is an important part of the curriculum.

Logging in to your Show My Homework account will give you full access and control over your homework tasks, your own personal to do list and calendar. You will need to be logged into your account to complete quizzes and spelling tests as well as submit homework online.

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Support

Homework Club is open to all students and is held in B Block Library on Mondays and Tuesdays from 3:15pm- 4:15 pm.

Key Policy Facts

Key Stage

Frequency

Key Stage 3: Years 7 and 8

One piece per faculty on a week 1 and week 2 basis
(English and Maths every week).

Key Stage 4: Years 9-11

One piece per subject every two weeks.

Key Stage 5: Years 12 and 13

One piece per subject a week.

Key Stage 3:

Week 1

Week 2

DT

IT

MFL

English

Maths

Arts

Humanities

Science

English

Maths

Project and Menu Homework for Year 7 and 8

Type of Homework

Details

Project In some subjects students will be set a project over the half-term to develop independent skills. This project will be reissued on Show My Homework every two week in accordance with the homework timetable. This will ensure students can keep on track and parents can support.
Menu In some subjects students will be set a ‘menu’ over the half-term to choose a selection of homework to complete. This ‘menu’ will be reissued on Show My Homework every two week in accordance with the homework timetable. This will ensure students can keep on track and parents can support.

Rewards

Students will be rewarded with achievement points for handing in homework and extra effort for homework.

Sanctions

Key Stage 3:

  • Students will be supported with homework during the Faculty detention of 30 minutes when they miss submitting three or more pieces of homework per subject, per half-term.
  • Failure to attend the Faculty detention will result in an SLT detention on Friday evening.

Key Stage 4:

  • Students will be supported with homework during a 45 minutes ‘intervention’ detention when they miss submitting two or more pieces of homework per subject, per half-term.
  • This will be run on a fortnightly basis in faculty areas at lunch time on a rota. It will be staffed by teachers who will provide homework for this session. Students will then hand it into their class teacher.
  • Failure to attend the ‘intervention’ detention will result a normal Faculty detention of 30 minutes.
  • Failure to attend the Faculty detention will result in an SLT detention on Friday evening.