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East Wickham

Primary Academy,

Wickham Street,

Welling, DA16 3BP

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East Wickham

Primary Academy

Caring, Supporting, Achieving

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Year 6 Homework Expectations



Year 6 children are expected to read at home for 30 minutes each day to ensure they make good progress. The children are able to sign and comment on their own reading records but it is great to see a parent's comment at least once a week. Make sure the reading records come into school every day to be ticked off on the reading chart. Children are given an opportunity to change their reading books, independently when they have finished a book. Children need to gain twenty ticks on the reading chart to go to the school library.



Spellings will be sent home weekly for children to practice, they will go home on a Friday. We will test the children on these each Friday. Each week there will be a different spelling pattern. It is important that the children practise these in sentences as well as on their own. 



Each Friday a sheet of maths questions will be sent home, in the Autumn term we will be focusing on arithmetic skills. Each week will have a different focus but everything will have already been taught in school and the homework is there for consolidation. 


Times Tables

Each week the children take part in a five minute timed, times table test (Club 60/20).  We encourage you to practise the times tables at home to ensure the children pass the 60/20 test. 


Topic Homework

Each half term the children will have a homework grid with 9 pieces of topic homework to complete. Children are expected to complete a minimum of 6 tasks over the half term. Children will receive team points when they bring the completed homework into class. We look forward to seeing all the lovely homework.