Departmental Policy

Homework Policy: Language and Communication

English

S1/2

1 hour reading per week
½ hour - another activity if set.

S3/4

2 hours reading per week
1 hour another activity if set.

S5/6

2+ hours reading per week
1 to 2 hours activity if set.

Reading is stressed as it is vital, not only novels but newspapers and factual reading is encouraged, especially from S3 up.

Activities set in English include:

  • Research
  • Writing
  • Close reading
  • Textual analysis
  • Revision ( this is ongoing homework with all exam classes)
  • Planning work
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