Homework at Rowellyn Park PS
Prep – Year 3
In the early years, the objective of homework should be to practise and consolidate the concepts that have been introduced during class time. It is also intended to introduce the concepts of self-discipline and responsibility and prepare them for the upper grades.
- Homework will mainly consist of daily reading to, with, or by parents/carer or older siblings and adding an entry to the provided reading log.
- Students are generally not expected to complete more than 20 minutes of homework per day and no homework tasks will be assigned over the weekends or during the holidays.
Year 4- Year 6
In the upper year levels, the objective of homework is to build on the concepts of self-discipline, responsibility and initiative to prepare students for secondary school.
- Assigned homework tasks will include daily independent reading and may include incomplete class work and inquiry-based research
- Students are generally not expected to spend more than 30 minutes per day on homework and no homework tasks will be assigned over the weekends or during the holidays.