Rationale

We have a Homework Vision which explains why we believe homework is important for all students:

On their journey to excellence students have the right to homework which:

  • Provides rich and exciting learning opportunities

  • Prepares them to be active, independent, successful and enthusiastic lifelong learners.

  • Prepares them for life as responsible citizens in a diverse, modern society.

To achieve this we need to ensure that homework:

  • Provides students with opportunities to enrich their school-based learning

  • Promotes learning in the home which will complement learning at school, encouraging beneficial and effective partnerships between home and school

  • Consolidates and reinforces skills and understanding through regular practice in aspects of class work

  • Develops students' independence and interests

  • Encourages students in the management of their own time.

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Updated Coronavirus measures for schools

23 November 2021 Dear Parents/ Carers, Additional coronavirus (COVID-19) measures for schools and educational settings You will be aware that nationally, cases of COVID-19 amongst school aged children are currently high, and Leicestershire is no exception. As a result, all schools and early...

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Design Competition Finalist

A huge congratulations to former Ivanhoe College student, Megan Harris, who has made it through as a regional finalist for the Royal Mail’s –Heroes’ Stamp Design Competition 2021. Megan is one of only 120 young people to reach this stage of the competition, from a staggering 606,049 entr...

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