At Lympne School we encourage the formation of partnerships between home and school.
One of the ways in which this is established is through home learning activities.
These activities have to be meaningful and interesting, as well as providing useful reinforcement or extension of class learning recently undertaken. It is our aim at Lympne School that home learning is achievable, appropriate to the pupil’s level of ability and, above all, an enjoyable, shared experience.
Home learning builds on the learning that has taken place in the classroom. It enables the class teacher and the parent to confirm that the child has an understanding of a subject and helps to install and develop a sense of discipline about learning at home.
Home learning builds on the learning that has taken place in the classroom.
We understand that home and social lives are often quite busy for pupils and parents and as such in order to attain consistency and for ease of organisation we set termly grids for pupils to complete - choosing an activity from a group of about 10 to do a week based on Blooms Taxonomy. Parents can upload the Home Learning on a weekly basis via SeeSaw or tapestry, or they can upload the learning all at once at the end of term. At the end of each term pupils will come together to share the Home Learning which has taken place.
In addition to this pupils do receive spellings, reading and maths/timestable home learning which are given out on a Friday and returned on a Tuesday.
This then gives pupils and parents the option of working on the home learning either over the weekend or on a weekday evening. This will also eradicate the need to ask your child when home learning is due back or when it is given out.
How home learning is organised is clearly laid out in our Home Learning Policy 2021, the link to which you can find below.