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Homework refers to any learning activity that pupils are required by the school to complete outside of curriculum time. This includes assignments and projects but not revision of school work or studying for tests and examinations.
Objectives of Homework
Homework helps to reinforce pupils’ learning, provide feedback on their progress and cultivate a healthy disposition towards continual learning.
How does homework benefit all?
Homework allows teachers to
Homework provides parents with
Pupils’ Roles and Responsibilities
- understand the purpose of homework and what is expected of them
- keep track of homework instructions and deadlines by using the Pupil Handbook
- manage time well to ensure that homework is completed and submitted on time
- give his/her best effort in completing homework
- review feedback from teachers on homework submitted
How can parents support their child in his/her homework?
- create a home environment conducive for studying and completion of homework
- supervise and provide support for child’s learning
- reinforce good study habits and attitudes
- be mindful of the stresses arising from school homework and out-of-school activities, and help their child prioritise his/her time among these activities
- work in partnership with teachers to support child’s learning and development
Monitoring of Homework
In Mayflower Primary School, teachers coordinate and monitor the scheduling of homework, projects and deadlines via the Pupil Handbook and the Homework Board in the classrooms. Parents are strongly encouraged to leverage the Pupil Handbook to monitor their child and to guide him/her in cultivating good homework habits.