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KS3 maths class real life problem solving

Pupils have blue exercise books for class work and yellow exercise books for home work. The front of their class work book has a full list of equipment that is required.

Key stage 3 Homework

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A short (15 - 20 mins) homework after most lessons.

Will be on Show My Homework and may be electronic (e.g.My Maths).

To be completed in the students' classwork book.

To be completed by the next maths lesson.

A longer piece will be set approximately once a fortnight.

This will consist of a printed sheet to stick in classwork books and will also be on Show My Homework.

To be completed on the sheet.

At least 48 hours will be given to complete it so that students can seek help if they need it.

Tests three times a year, one each term.

Tests will be common to students of similar ability.

To be completed on sheets.

Completed in test conditions in class.

For all homeworks, students must take time and carefully consider the problems set.  For full credit, correct answers are to be supported by clear and correct working out.  Students should consider drafting their work in rough then copying it up neatly, taking pride in their homework books.  They need to make sure that they fulfil the requirements of the task.  Staff  are available for help and support. 

Useful links for support with homework

Woodlands Junior School

BBC Bitesize KS3

Cool Math 4 kids

Stuck on Homework (free KS3 subscription)

Mymaths

Emaths