The Trouble with Homework

The children have been back to school roughly for a month and I have had a few people ask me recently about my view on homework and so I thought this month I would use it for the topic of my blog. Before 2012 there were guidelines that schools had to follow, which I have listed below. The rough guidelines for primary school children were: Years 1 and 2: one hour per week Years 3 and 4: 1.5 hours per week Years 5 and 6: 30 minutes per day The guidelines for secondary school children were: Years 7 and 8: 45 to 90 minutes per day Year 9: one to two hours per day Years 10 and 11: 1.5 to 2.5 hours per day These guidelines were scrapped by Michael Gove in 2012, giving Head teachers the freedom to

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