Homework

At The Hyndburn Academy, we know that learning outside lesson time is essential to long term academic success. It allows students to extend their learning and to reinforce what has been learnt in class.

Homework Timetable 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday Friday
KS3

Technology

Maths

Performing Arts

Spanish

Science

RE

English 

Geography

Maths 

Art

Year 10

English

Option D

Maths

Option C

Science Option B Option A
Year 11 Maths English Science

Option A

Option C

Option B

Option D

Key Stage 3

Sparx Maths

Sparx Maths tasks are set on a Friday weekly and must be completed and submitted by the following Friday.

Seneca Learning 

Students will use directed Seneca tasks to consolidate knowledge and skills acquired in-class across curriculum areas.

Knowledge Organisers and Self Quizzing Books 

Knowledge Organisers contain critical, fundamental knowledge for all subjects that you must know in order to be successful. They will help you recap, revisit and revise what you have learnt in lessons to move the knowledge within from your short-term memory to long-term memory. Students will receive a copy of their knowledge organiser and self-quizzing book. These should be kept safe and brought to school every day.

Key Stage 4

At key Stage 4 students will use directed Seneca tasks to consolidate knowledge and skills acquired in class across curriculum areas. Revision tasks for in-class assessments, independent responses to questions and mock exams will also be set. For vocational courses, completing coursework sections and units will be expected. Hegarty maths will be set on a weekly basis for all Key Stage 4 classes. Students should use their class Microsoft Teams page for revision resources, knowledge organisers and subject specific work to support with homework.

Support

Guide to accessing online platforms

If your child is struggling with any aspect of their homework, then please encourage them to go and see their form tutor or subject teacher. Your child can also attend our after-school homework club, please see the enrichment timetable for more information. The LRC is also available to student’s afterschool. There are members of staff who can support your child with their homework and computers are available to use if you are struggling at home with internet access. At home, please support your child by ensuring that they have a quiet environment to do their home learning. It is important that your child gets into positive and effective study habits now so that they can fulfil their learning potential.

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