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Homework Guidelines
The following information is only an approximation and should help both students and parents judge whether students are receiving the correct amount of homework.

Duration of Homework

Year Group Amount of Homework per day (mon-fri)
Year 7, 8 and 9 1 hour
Year 10 and 11 1.5 hours*
Year 12 and 13 2 hours**

* Students in Years 10 & 11 should also be carrying out short, focussed revision throughout the year.
** As part of their homework students in Years 12 & 13 should be constantly reading around their subject using sources additional to any supplied textbooks.

Frequency of Homework
Due to a variation in the number of times students will have a particular subject within a fortnight the frequency and duration of homework for different departments will vary.

Year 7 and 8

Subject Frequency of Homework Duration of Homework
English and Maths Once per week 45 minutes
RE/Science/Humanities/MFL Once per week 30 minutes
D&T/Art*** Once per fortnight 30 minutes
Music/IT/Citizenship*** Once every four weeks 30 minutes

*** 3 Subjects within these categories may swap over between Y7 and Y8 depending on whether students have the subject once per week or once per fortnight.

Year 9

Subject Frequency of Homework Duration of Homework
English and Maths Once per week 45 minutes
Science Once per fortnight per science
(Bio/Chem/Phys)
30 minutes
RE Once per week 30 minutes
Other Option Subjects Once per week 45 minutes

Year 10 and 11

Subject Frequency of Homework Duration of Homework
English and Maths Once per week 60 minutes
Science Once per fortnight per science
(Bio/Chem/Phys)
60 minutes
RE Once per week 60 minutes
Other Option Subjects Once per week 60 minutes