Homework

Homework forms part of the school's extended curriculum offer and is a very important part of helping children grow and develop. Homework is used to consolidate and reinforce the skills and understanding that the children have learnt in lessons, whilst also developing an effective partnership between home and school.

As the children get older homework will also encourage them to develop the confidence, self-discipline, and independence needed to study on their own. Throughout the school there will be a focus on English and Mathematics with Science and other subjects gradually being introduced as children move into Key Stage 2. As this type of homework will be related to ongoing class activities children should be able to complete the work without any difficulty. Please remember that homework is owned by the children thus the work should be principally theirs.

We understand that it can sometimes be difficult for parents to support their children as teaching strategies have changed in recent years, particularly in Mathematics. To alleviate this problem the staff will send an example home of each new strategy being taught and will also give details of any relevant web-sites. If your child has particular difficulty with a piece of homework please let the class teacher know.

It is our intention that all homework will receive feedback and be kept in either the homework book or a folder.

We also operate learning challenge homework - this is a menu of homework activities that provides children with a choice of which type of homework they would like to do. These are often creative activities that require additional research or development of skills. We feel that this programme of homework will benefit the children’s learning and ensure a smooth transition to secondary school where homework is an everyday event.

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Contact the School

Lunt's Heath Primary School

Wedgewood Drive
Widnes
Cheshire
WA8 9RJ

Main Contact: All enquiries Mrs A Woodward or Mrs P Craig (Office) / complaints Mr A Williams (Headteacher) / Allegations Against Adults Mr A Williams or Mr P Busow (Chair of Governors)

Tel: 0151 423 3322
Fax: 0151 420 6977
sec.luntsheath@halton.gov.uk

SEN Contact: Special Needs Mrs S Taylor (SENDCO) via the school office