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Homework Allocations

Please find below homework timetables for students in Years 7-11; should you have questions regarding the nature of the homework set, or frequency, please contact individual subject teachers or Miss A Cooper.

All homework is set on http://hillcrest.showmyhomework.co.uk/school/home.

Show My Homework is an online tool to help your child and you keep track of their homework. You can see the details of the tasks your child has been set and their deadlines. We hope that it will improve your child’s organisation, time-management and help them to keep on top of their workload. Features include:

  • 24/7 access
  • View quality and quantity of homework
  • Translation into several languages
  • Free apps available for iPhone, iPad, Touch and Android devices
  • Receive automated notifications before homework is due

Your child has now been given their student and parent/carer login details. Please contact  Mrs. J. Mann if you have not received or have misplaced your logins.

Year 7 Homework Timetable 2018-19

At Hillcrest we recognise the importance of homework in developing students’ knowledge and skills beyond the classroom. The setting of regular, meaningful homework will help each child to make good progress and to succeed in their examinations.

Homework will be set and explained in class, but also posted on showmyhomework.   All students and parents have a personal login to the site.  All deadlines for homework will be clearly visible on the individual student’s homework list.

Additional notes:

Students in Year 7 are expected to spend an average of one hour per night on homework.

In some subjects, a longer project or extended piece of homework may be set. This may last for up to half a term. In this case, the homework will be broken down into short-term goals to allow students to manage their time.

The pattern of homework may change at certain times of the year e.g. before examinations and during practical sessions in Technology.

In addition to the above allocation, Performing Arts homework will be set when required.

Information on subjects are listed in the information block below.

  Subject

 Time allocation per fortnight

  English

  2 x 45 Mins

  Mathematics

  2 x 45 mins

  Science

  3 x 20 mins

  French

  3 x 20 mins

  Technology

  2 x 30 mins

  Geography

  2 x 20 mins

  History

  2 x 20 mins

  Art

  1 x 30 mins

  Music

  1 x 30 mins

  R.E.

  1 x 30 mins

  Computing

  1 x 30 mins

Year 8 Homework Timetable 2018-19

At Hillcrest we recognise the importance of homework in developing students’ knowledge and skills beyond the classroom. The setting of regular, meaningful homework will help each child to make good progress and to succeed in their examinations.

Homework will be set and explained in class, but also posted on showmyhomework.  All students and parents have a personal login to the site.  All deadlines for homework will be clearly visible on the individual student’s homework list.

Additional notes:

Students in Year 8 are expected to spend an average of one hour and fifteen minutes per night on homework.

In some subjects, a longer project or extended piece of homework may be set. This may last for up to half a term. In this case, the homework will be broken down into short-term goals to allow students to manage their time.

The pattern of homework may change at certain times of the year e.g. before examinations and during practical sessions in Technology.

In addition to the above allocation, Performing Arts homework will be set when required.

Information on subjects are listed in the information block below.

Subject

Time allocation per fortnight

  English

  2 x 50 Mins

  Mathematics

  2 x 50 mins

  Science

  3 x 25 mins

  French

  3 x 25 mins

  Technology

  2 x 30 mins

  Geography

  2 x 25 mins

  History

  2 x 25 mins

  Art

  1 x 40 mins

  Music

  1 x 40 mins

  R.E.

  1 x 40 mins

  Computing

  1 x 40 mins

Year 9 Homework Timetable 2018-19

At Hillcrest we recognise the importance of homework in developing students’ knowledge and skills beyond the classroom. The setting of regular, meaningful homework will help each child to make good progress and to succeed in their examinations.

Homework will be set and explained in class, but also posted on showmyhomework All students and parents have a personal login to the site. All deadlines for homework will be clearly visible on the individual student’s homework list.

Additional notes:

Students in Year 9 are expected to spend an average of one hour thirty minutes per night on homework.

In addition to the homework set by subject staff, they are expected to spend approximately fifteen minutes on reviewing their day’s lessons or revision. This is included within the one hour and thirty minutes

In some subjects, a longer project or extended piece of homework may be set. This will usually be the case for many BTEC and Foundation Learning courses. The project may last for up to half a term. In this case the homework will be broken down into short-term goals to allow students to manage their time.

The pattern of homework may change at certain times of the year e.g. before examinations and during practical sessions in Technology.

Options subjects are listed in the information block below 

Subject

Time allocation per fortnight

  English

  2 x 45 Mins

  Mathematics

  2 x 45 mins

  Science

  3 x 20 mins

  French

  3 x 20 mins

  Technology

  2 x 30 mins

  Geography

  2 x 20 mins

  History

  2 x 20 mins

  Art

  1 x 30 mins

  Music

  1 x 30 mins

  R.E.

  1 x 30 mins

  Computing

  1 x 30 mins

Option A

Option B

Option B

 Triple Science –  Mr. Squires

 Geography – Mr. Gregory

 History – Miss Muncey

Geography – Mrs. Glendening

  BTEC Business Studies – Mrs. Jones

  Drama – Miss King

Dance – Miss King

Philosophy and Ethics – Miss Calder

Geography –Mrs Sanger

Food – Mrs. Kirsz

BTEC  Sport – Miss Taylor

Food 1 – Mr. Kirsz

Food 2 – Mrs. Kennard

History – Miss Guyver

Psychology – Ms. Samra

Music – Mr. Nock

Art – Ms. Cox

Extra Maths – Mrs. Penn

Extra English –  Mrs. Penn

Year 10 and 11 Homework Timetable 2018-19

At Hillcrest we recognise the importance of homework in developing students’ knowledge and skills beyond the classroom. The setting of regular, meaningful homework will help each child to make good progress and to succeed in their examinations.

Homework will be set and explained in class, but also posted on showmyhomework.  All students and parents have a personal login to the site.  All deadlines for homework will be clearly visible on the individual student’s homework list.

Additional notes:

  • Students in Year 10 and 11 are expected to spend an average of two hours per night on homework.
  • In addition to the homework set by subject staff, they are expected to spend approximately twenty minutes on reviewing their day’s lessons or revision.  This is included within the two hours.
  • In some subjects a longer project or extended piece of homework may be set.  This will be the case for many BTEC and Foundation Learning courses.  This may last for up to half a term.  In this case the homework will be broken down into short-term goals to allow students to manage their time.
  • The pattern of homework may change at certain times of the year e.g. before examinations and coursework.
  • Options subjects are listed in the information block below 

  Subject

  Time Allocation Per Subject

  English

  2 x 80 mins

  Mathematics

  2 x 80 mins

  Science – Year 10 & 11

  Yr 10 3 x 45 mins / Yr 11 4 x 35 mins

  All Options

  3 x 40 mins

  R.E. Short Course

  1 x 60 mins

Year 10 Option Subjects

  Option A

  Option B

  Option B

 Triple Science – Mr. Squires

 Geography – Mr. Gregory

 History – Miss Muncey

Geography – Mrs. Glendening

  BTEC Business Studies – Mrs. Jones

  Drama – Miss King

Dance – Miss King

Philosophy and Ethics – Miss Calder

Geography –Mrs Sanger

Food – Mrs. Kirsz

BTEC  Sport – Miss Taylor

Food 1 – Mr. Kirsz

Food 2 – Mrs. Kennard

History – Miss Guyver

Psychology – Ms. Samra

Music – Mr. Nock

Art – Ms. Cox

Extra Maths – Mrs. Penn

Extra English –  Mrs. Penn

Year 11 Option Subjects

Option A

Option B

Option B

Triple Science – Mr Perks

Geography 1 – Miss Glendening

Geography 2 – Mr Gregory

History – Miss Muncey

History  – Miss Muncey

Textiles – Mrs Gill

BTEC Sport – Miss Taylor

Health & Social Care – Mrs Gill

Food Technology – Mrs Kirsz

Art – Mrs Cox

Food Technology – Mr Kennard

Philosophy & Ethics – Mrs Abbotts

Health & Social Care – Mrs Gill

Geography – Miss Glendening