Compulsory home learning tasks
Key Stage 2 (year 3 – 6)
Reading – Children at Ashbourne Primary School should read 5 x a week at home with their parents and this should be recorded in the child’s reading record. Reading records will be checked every Monday.
Times tables – Since the implementation of the new National Curriculum 2014, pupils are required to know times tables facts up to 12 x 12 by heart by the end of year 4. Children should practise these at home via Times Tables Rockstars. It is recommended that for Times Table Rockstars to have an impact, it should be used for at least 10 minutes per week.
Spellings – Spellings will be sent home and tested weekly. 3VT will have a spelling test every Monday.
Handwriting – Handwriting and letter formation will be sent to pupils who need to practise. Year 3 have weekly handwriting homework in Autumn 1 to practise letter formation.