Homework is given to the children every Friday and should be returned by Wednesday at the latest, to allow time for the teacher to mark it. Although it is not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you work with your child to do it, as it consolidates work they have been learning in school over the course of the week. The amount of homework given to your child will depend on their age and their ability. However the general rule is that there will be some sort of Reading or Writing or both and some Maths. Please support your child in doing their homework as it will give you an insight into what they have been learning at school.
Reading is one of the most effective parent-child interactive learning activities at home. Roehampton Church School highly promotes the Reading star program, which starts from Reception all the way up to Year 6.
Other ways to support your child at home
- Encourage your child to take part in school events e.g. mufi day, dressing up as a Book Character, as this makes them feel part of the school
- Support your child in using school recommended websites for extra learning e.g. Mathletics, BBC Bitesize etc
- Talk to your child about things they have done at school
- Where possible attend Merit Assembly when they are receiving a Merit
- Attend parents evening to find out how well your child is doing
- Practice real life skills e.g. telling the time, tying shoe laces, paying for things in shops and getting change, tying a tie