Homework Expectations by Year Group

Year Group

Homework Expectations

Guidance On Time Expectations

Nursery (FS1)

  • Topic related tasks

 

  • Pre – phonics and pre – reading activities

As and when appropriate

Foundation Stage 2 (FS2)

  • Pre – reading / reading scheme activities

 

  • Phonics activities

 

  • Topic related tasks

Weekly

 

 

As and when appropriate

 

As and when appropriate

Year 1

  • Reading

 

  • Spellings

 

  • Learn Its

Daily

Weekly

Weekly

Year 2

  • Reading

 

  • Spellings

 

 

  • Times tables -  2x 5x 10x  (extend to 3x 4x and 8x as appropriate)

Daily

 

Weekly

 

 

 

Weekly 

Year 3

  • Reading

 

  • Spellings

 

  • Times tables -  3x 4x 8x consolidate work from Year 2, extend to all other times tables when appropriate/Learn Its

 

  • Creative project linked to topic work

 

Daily (10 – 15 minutes)

 

Weekly

 

Weekly

 

 

 

 

 

Each half term, to take  between 1 to 2 hours to complete

Year 4

  • Reading

 

  • Spellings

 

  • Times tables -  6x 7x 9x 11x 12x (also consolidate work from Year 3)/Learn Its

 

  • Creative project linked to topic work

 

Daily (15 - 20 minutes)

 

Weekly

 

Weekly

 

Each half term, to take between 1 to 2 hours to complete

Year 5

  • Reading

 

 

  • Spellings

 

  • Revise all times tables/Learn Its

 

  • Creative project linked to topic work

 

  • Maths task

 

  • Literacy task

Up to 2 hours+ per week, building up to reading novels

 

 

Weekly

 

Weekly

 

Each half term, typically to take between 1 to 2 hours to complete

Each half term, to take no longer than 30 minutes

Each half term, to take no longer than 30 minutes

Year 6

  • Reading

 

 

  • Spellings

 

 

  • Revise all times tables/Learn Its

 

  • Creative project, linked to topic work

 

 

 

  • Maths task

 

 

  • Literacy task

Up to 2 hours+ per week, building up to reading novels

 

Weekly

 

Weekly

 

Once termly, typically to take between 1 to 2 hours to complete (dependent on other homework) 

 

 

Typically alternate weeks, to take around 30 minutes

 

Typically alternate weeks, to take around 30 minutes