Homework

Homework 

Homework at Oak Hill Academy
At Oak Hill, all children are expected to complete basic skills homework for Reading, Spelling and Maths each week; this homework is compulsory. Compulsory Homework will be set every Friday and should be completed. It will be checked by their class teacher every week. This homework is designed to support and develop your child with their basic reading, spelling and maths skills. Children who do not complete Compulsory Homework will be expected to catch up in their own time (during playtimes or lunchtimes).
There is also the opportunity for your child to complete Enrichment Homework, which will be project based and linked into the topic that they will be studying during that term.
Please remember to check your weekly email for any additional information.
Compulsory Homework
Reading:
All children are expected to read their school reading book, daily at home. Each year group will specify how long your child is expected to read for each day. The children need to read their accelerated reader book and they can then record this in their reading journal.
Spelling:
Throughout the year, your child will learn spellings taken from the National Curriculum relating to their year group. Each week their homework will be to learn some of these key spellings to consolidate them effectively, so that they can use them in their writing. A dictation session will be given once a fortnight after homework spellings have been specified, to test your child’s application of the spelling rule.
Maths:
Every week all children will be expected to learn their times tables (the focus of these will change accordingly). As well as this they will be expected to complete activities on the Active Learn website that their class teacher will set for them. Go to: www.activelearnprimary.co.uk
The children then need to log in using their school username and password. The school code is: rr7w. Click on to ‘My Stuff’ and the homework that they have been allocated will be available. The children will have to complete Bronze, Silver and Gold homework in order to collect their coins.
Enrichment Homework
Enrichment homework, although not compulsory, is designed to support and extend your child’s learning about topics that are being taught, each half term, throughout the year. In the past, the children’s projects have been displayed in and around our school and have brought our learning environment to life!
If your child completes their Enrichment homework, their project will be used to create year group displays in the corridors and parents will also be invited to come in for a special viewing of the project displays each term. Projects will be research and task orientated as well as encouraging fun and creativity. Teachers will guide project homework with weekly or fortnightly tasks, although every child is encouraged to be as creative as possible.
Children who complete every part of the Enrichment Homework in a half term will be rewarded at the end of the half term and celebrated in assembly. Any child completing every project throughout the year (6 projects in total) will receive a special award at the end of the year to reward their commitment and hard work.
Homework Club will be available one lunchtime per week to provide an opportunity for children who wish to bring their homework in and share any concerns with or ideas with a member of our teaching staff. If you wish to have any support with your child’s homework, please contact your child’s class teacher.

Remember! The library in Feltham has lots of books and computers for you to use if you need to or you can pop along to Homework club on Tuesday lunchtimes in 6D!

Happy researching and be as imaginative as possible!

Year 3 Homework

Year 3 Autumn Term 1 Enrichment Homework

For your optional homework this half term, you will be creating a project entitled ‘Me and My City’.  How you create your project is up to you, but your teacher and your parents will help you with ideas. 

There will be 3 tasks to complete.  This homework will help you with Geography and English lessons in school and allow you to share the extra information with your class!   

There will be 3 awards given out for the following categories:

     1) Self-Worth                                  2) Engagement                         3) Purpose

Task 1: This is a task that will require you to do some exploring!

To be handed in on Wednesday 20th September 2017

Walk around your local area: your street, high street, parks and shopping areas. Pick two or three areas and draw them. You could take a picture of things you want to draw and take it home to draw it (it would be great if we could see the photo with your drawing!). It can be a pencil drawing or you could colour it in with coloured pencils.

Task 2: This task will require you to do some research!

To be handed in on Wednesday 4th October 2017

Create a fact file based on a major land mark in London or Feltham. You could choose between:

1.         Big Ben

2.         The London Eye

3.         The O2

4.         St Dunstan’s Church

5.         Or choose another landmark of your choice!

Task 3: This task will require you to get creative (and probably a little bit messy)!

To be handed in on Wednesday 18th October 2017

Create a 3D model, collage or painting of the landmark you have chosen to research for your fact file. This could be a mixture of model, collage and paint if you would like.

Remember! The library in Feltham has lots of books and computers for you to use!ls

Year 4 Homework

This week, your child will have come home with the new Enrichment homework for this half term- remember that this is not compulsory. Children will also have this week’s spellings, which focus on spelling patterns and rules and they will also have the statutory spellings (a yellow sheet). These are the words we will be focussing on this year and we will be expecting the children to learn how to spell them across the course of the year, so if you can take the time to learn them in different, fun ways at home. We will be adding more tasks to Active Learn, please make sure that children complete these (the children should all know their log in details).  

READING

There are also support materials on the website and add other websites listed below that are great places to get support/ideas about how to help your child with reading comprehension.

www.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading

www.lgfl.net

www.bbc.co.uk/schools

www.arbookfind.co.uk/ - To find out what level different books are at

www.wordsforlife.org.uk/7-11

www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children/how-to-share-books/

www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children/booklists/242/ - For 6-8 year olds

www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children/booklists/243/  - For 9-11 year olds

http://www.oakhill-aspirations.org/2881/reading-support-materials

Year 5 Homework

Task 2: Due in Wednesday 11th October 

Your task is to create an exciting fact file all about the Amazon Rainforest, presented in any way you choose (e.g. poster, booklet, Power-Point Etc.)! You could include information on the tribes that live there; the countries it covers; poisonous animals found there; endangered animals or plants and trees. We will display these in our Geography learning areas so the rest of the class can use them as a learning tool!

 

Children will also have this week’s spellings, which focus on spelling patterns and rules and they will also have the statutory spellings. These are the words we will be focussing on this year and we will be expecting the children to learn how to spell them across the course of the year, so if you can take the time to learn them in different, fun ways at home.

We will be adding more tasks to Active Learn, please make sure that children complete these (the children should all know their log in details).  

 

Year 6 Homework

Maths tasks on Active Learn;

-Spellings from the 5/6 word list (all the ones beginning with ‘a’);

-Project homework linked to our topic ‘Natural Disasters’. 

Please make sure that children complete these tasks by supporting where possible. Thank you.

 

READING

There are support materials on the school website and on the websites listed below that are great places to get ideas about how to help your child with their reading skills- hope it helps!

www.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading

www.lgfl.net

www.bbc.co.uk/schools

www.arbookfind.co.uk/ - To find out what level different books are

www.wordsforlife.org.uk/7-11

www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children/how-to-share-books/

www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children/booklists/243/  - For 9-11 year olds​

http://www.oakhill-aspirations.org/2881/reading-support-materials

Name Date File Size  
Homework at Oak hill 19th September 201773 KB  Download
New Curriculum Spelling List years 3 & 4 19th September 20173 MB  Download
Year 3 Enrichment Homework - Autumn 1 19th September 2017102 KB  Download
Year 4 Enrichment Homework - Autumn 1 19th September 2017137 KB  Download
Year 5 Enrichment Homework - Autumn 1 19th September 2017152 KB  Download
Year 6 Enrichment Homework - Autumn 1 19th September 2017165 KB  Download
Year 6 Spelling Homework 19th September 201740 KB  Download