St Margaret's CofE Primary School, Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean, Brighton, BN2 7HB

01273 303109

St Margaret's CE Primary School

Grace, Strength, Love

Home Learning

Our home learning policy is detailed below. Links to research cited can be found here.

Education Endowment Foundation research into primary homework concluded that:

'Common homework activities in primary schools tend to be reading or practising spelling and number facts, but may also include more extended activities to develop inquiry skills or more directed and focused work such as revision for tests.

Setting homework in primary schools has a lower impact on average and has been studied far less than setting homework in secondary schools. Many of the same principles are likely to apply in a primary setting, such as carefully linking homework to classwork and considering the optimal amount of homework – which is likely to be less with younger pupils.'

Growth mindset approach: