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Homework Related FAQs

FAQ 1: Does PLD support the allocation of homework?

PLD considers the delegation of homework and related tasks to be a school-based decision. However, PLD supports home and school working together should schools be required to assign homework.

FAQ 2: What areas do PLD recommend to be targeted?

Those where skills can be repeatedly rehearsed i.e. maths, spelling, handwriting or reading.

FAQ 3: Which PLD resources could be used to support teachers allocating homework?

The following PLD resources are ideal for homework:

The Time-Savers range.

Phonic Dictation (Tasks 1-4).

Tasks 1 - 4
Repeated reading using the phonic dictation passages.

Updated on: 15/02/2023

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