St Brigid’s expectation is that homework is part of the curriculum. Homework will not be exhaustive.
To encourage children to choose to use and organise their time in a healthy balance.
To consolidate and reinforce work given at school.
To develop a healthy attitude towards study time.
To allow children to develop positive study habits.
To inform parents of student progress.
To allow parents the opportunity to be partners in their child's continuing education.
TIME ALLOCATIONS (To be used as a guide only)
Years 1/2/3/4 10 – 15 mins
Years 5/6 15 – 20 mins
Teachers will outline their homework procedures at their Parent/Teacher information meeting held in Term 1 of each year. At other times parents should consult their child’s teacher in order to familiarise themselves with the procedure in each class.
SCHOOL PRIORITIES 2020: TEACHING PEDAGOGY, SPELLING AND NUMERACY