a valuable mean of developing links-between home and school. We believe in working together in partnership with parents to ensure a good education for all children. It is for this reason that we believe it is important that children begin to bring 'work' home from an early age.
The School Of Intellectuals aim to:
Encourage children to work at home on a regular basis
Ensure that all children read at home or share a book with their parents
Encourage children to learn their spellings and multiplication tables
Develop research skills and independent learning in order to prepare children for life and secondary school and life long learning
Give further practice in basic skills (e.g. handwriting) which is set at the discretion of class teachers after negotaition with parents
Our approach to 'homework' varies throughout the school according to the age and ability of the child.
We believe that homework will be of most benefit if it is given parental support and encouragment.
We are sensitive to the fact that there are times when homework is not appropriate because of fimily circumstances
Strategies for Ensuring Continuity and Progression
As our approach to homework varies throughout the school. We seek to increase the amount and variety as the child moves from key stage 1 to key stage 2 (Nursery & Prep). All children have some homework weekly, based on their reading Programme. There may be a supplementary task.
The following list gives the kind of activities which children may expect to take home in Nursery: