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Homework Expectations - BBPS

Rationale: ‘Homework is defined as any task assigned by school teachers intended for students to carry out during non-school hours designed to meet specific learning goals.’   Homework Policy Guidelines, DOE May 2021.

The Homework Expectations have been reviewed at Byron Bay Public School. This document has been developed in consultation with parents, staff and students. It is reflective of the school community’s views regarding homework. This document outlines the homework expectation for each stage.

Statement: Byron Bay Public School’s Homework Expectations aim to support equitable practices whilst recognising the diversity of families in our school community.

Implementation:
Kindergarten

Should do:
      *Home Reading
      *News items
      *Camera words, rainbow words; phoneme practise

Could do:
      *Phonics Hero
      *My Numeracy (Essential Assessment)

Stage 1 (Year 1-2)

Should do:
      *Home Reading
      *Speech preparation
      *Camera words (Year 1)

Could do:
     *Phonics Hero
     *My Numeracy (Essential Assessment)

Stage 2 (Year 3-4)

Should do:
      *Home Reading
      *Speech preparation
      *Times tables
      *One act of kindness for your family

Could do:
     *Typing Tournament
     *My Numeracy (Essential Assessment)

Stage 3 (Year 5-6)

Should do:
      *Home Reading
      *Speech preparation
      *Times tables
      *One act of kindness for your family

Could do:
     *Reading Eggs
     *My Numeracy (Essential Assessment)

Monitoring, evaluation and review: This document will be reviewed as part of the cyclic School Improvement Plan 2022-2026.