Homework

Home Economics – Homework Policy

All pupils will be given a date for homework to be handed in and pupils are reminded to use their planner to record this.

S1  (2015-2016) pupils will be introduced to homework. The questions/research may be short and relevant to the classroom work of the moment. Pupils may be asked to acquire materials/resources and facts pertaining to specific units of work.

S2 (2015-2016) pupils will be introduced to homework. The questions/research may be short and relevant to the classroom work of the moment. Pupils may be asked to acquire materials/resources and facts pertaining to specific units of work.

S3 – Homework will become more necessary as an extension or revision of work done in the classroom.

Senior phase classes – pupils will be expected to complete a large amount of work at home on a daily basis, just to enable them to complete the course, therefore homework is an integral part of the course.Homework is differentiated according to courses and is built into each unit of work to reinforce work done in the classroom. National 4 & National 5 pupils should ensure their work and log books are up to date.

All homework is expected to be handed in on time.

Pupils may be required to complete a small piece of investigative work as part of their course.

In order to progress in Practical Cookery Skills children should be encouraged as much as possible to practice food preparation at home. In the lead up to assessments, prelims, national practical assessments and the final exam it is recommended that children practice the relevant dishes at home, this will build up their confidence, resulting in improved performance and better grades.