Homework page - girls readingPurposes of homework

We believe that homework is an important part of the learning process for the following reasons.

  • Learning at home is a valuable part of schooling.
  • Homework allows for practising, extending and consolidating work done in class.
  • Homework establishes habits of study, time management, concentration and self-discipline which will serve students for the rest of their lives.
  • Homework strengthens home-school links.
  • Homework reaffirms the role of parents and caregivers as partners in education.
  • Homework provides parents and caregivers with insights into what is being taught in the classroom and the progress of their children.
  • Homework provides opportunities for students to practise reading skills and to develop a love for reading.
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