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Homework Expectations at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

We believe that homework should be purposeful and manageable. Homework set will be appropriate to the needs and ability of your child.


READING: All children should read for 15 – 20 minutes every night. It is important for children to read many different books. PLEASE SIGN YOUR CHILD'S PLANNER AFTER THEY HAVE READ WITH THE AMOUNT OF PAGES COMPLETD.


SPELLINGS: Children in Year 2 will be given spellings to learn at home for the half term. These will be put into pupil planners and are attached below. 


MENTAL MATHS: Children in Year 2 will be expected to practice mental maths facts at home each week e.g. times tables, doubling facts, addition and subtraction facts. These are attached below. 


PRAYER BAG: Children will be given the class prayer bag to take home for one week during the school year. The children are encouraged to share prayers with their family and record their experience in the book provided.