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Why do we value homework at St John’s?

  • Homework can make an important contribution to pupils’ progress
  • Homework encourages pupils to develop the skills and attitudes necessary for lifelong learning
  • To extend / consolidate / reinforce the skills, knowledge and understanding developed in the classroom
  • Encourage pupils to develop long term strategies for independent work and study
  • Help pupils to develop skills in organisation and meeting deadlines
  • To provide opportunities for parents and carers to work together to enjoy learning
  • To prepare pupils for High School

What types of homework should I expect my child to get?

  • Daily reading is highly encouraged.






  • Regular opportunity to practice spellings.  ‘Spelling Shed’ is an online resources that pupils can access from home to support and develop their spelling skills.





  • For pupils in years 3-6, they can access Century Tech.  This is an online resource which provides a personalised pathway of learning for maths, reading and grammar.  It is an interactive resource which children enjoy using!






  • Homework Club is available for pupils in years 3 – 6.