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SubjectExpected time per weekApps/Websites/Online resources used and appropriate linksSummary of Expectations
English

KS3 – 35 minutes of Tassomai and 15 mins vocabulary learning​

KS4 – 50 minutes of Tassomai plus 50 minutes of written tasks per week

https://app.tassomai.com/   

All KS3 homework is set on a Tuesday and due in the following Tuesday.​

All KS4 homework is set on a Monday and due in the following Monday.

Maths​

KS3 – 60 minutes per week of Mathswatch

KS4 –  90 minutes per week​ of Mathswatch and Tassomai

Tassomai - https://app.tassomai.com/  ​

Mathswatch - https://vle.mathswatch.co.uk/vle/ 

KS3 are expected to complete a 'Mathswatch' task each week. These are set every Monday and due the following Monday, these should take no more than 60 mins​

KS4 are expected to complete a 'Mathswatch' task (60mins) each week and 2 x daily goals on Tassomai (30mins). These are set every Monday and due the following Monday.

Religious Education​

KS3 - 30 minutes per week ​

KS4- 60 minutes per week 

KS3 - Seneca - senecalearning.com

KS4 – RE GCSE Workbook 

Seneca is easy to use and makes it more engaging. Students can create their own login details and can then join a class using a code from their teacher.  Students work towards completing their work every week by answering a range questions that teach as well as test. Students our expected to complete 30 minutes of Seneca.  ​

KS4 – In Y10 students fill in the Catholic Christianity Foundation Workbook 1A (Paper 1 Catholic Christianity) every week.   They were provided with a weekly schedule which clearly says what 2-3 pages of work they must complete each week in their Workbook.  This book and schedule was issued at start of the academic year and is checked by their teacher or mentor every Monday when they have a double RE lesson.  ​

In Y11 students fill in the Catholic Christianity Foundation Workbook 2F/3A (Paper 2 Judaism and 3 Philosophy and Ethics) every week.   They were provided with a weekly schedule which clearly says what 2-3 pages of work they must complete each week in their Workbook. This book and schedule was issued at the start of the academic year and is checked by their teacher or mentor every Monday when they have a double RE lesson.  ​

Science​

KS3 – 45 minutes per week​

KS4 – 2 hours per week​

(1 hour per GCSE) 

KS4 Triple – 3 hours per week​

(1 hour per GCSE)

https://app.tassomai.com/  

KS3 are expected to do 30 mins or 5 daily goals on Tassomai from Monday to Monday​.

15 mins is used for revision or whatever their science teacher directs​.

Year 10 and 11 are expected to do 1 hour or 7 daily goals on Tassomai from Monday to Sunday​.

1 hour is used for revision or whatever their science teacher directs​.

Year 10 and 11 Triple are expected to do 1 hour or 7 daily goals on Tassomai from Monday to Sunday. ​

2 hours is used for revision or whatever their science teacher directs

Performing Arts​

KS3 – 1 hour per term​

KS4 – 1 hour per week

All homework can be found on TEAMS.

KS3 students are expected to learn lines for assessment.​

KS4 students complete research and coursework.

Music​

KS3 – 1 hour per term​

KS4 - 1  hour per week

KS3 - All homework can be found on TEAMS and will be learning musical vocabulary and symbols.  ​

KS4 - All homework can be found on TEAMS.  Sometimes it will be written work and sometimes it will be to practise their instrument/voice to meet specific targets. 

KS3 students are expected to achieve 7/10 on regular quizzes on the material set for homework.​

KS4 students are expected to practise their instrument/voice outside of the lessons as well as completing the reduced amount of homework set.

MFL​

KS3 - 30 minutes per week​

KS4 - 1 hour per week

All homework can be found on TEAMS.

https://www.thisislanguage.com 

KS3: Learning vocabulary. There is weekly Vocabulary Test​

KS4: Learning vocabulary. There is weekly Vocabulary Test​ as well as translation and grammar worksheets. 

Geography​

KS3 - 30 minutes per week ​

KS4 - 60 minutes per week

All KS3 homework can be found on TEAMS.​

All KS4 homework can be found on Seneca - senecalearning.com

KS3 - Set through a Quiz on Teams. The test is set according to the Knowledge Organisers and the focus is on supporting the essential knowledge which links into the Cycle Assessments. ​

KS4 are set 1 hour per week and we use Seneca to select assignments which either follow the current course or review a previous unit according to the needs to the group.

History​

KS3 - 30 minutes per week​

KS4 - 60 minutes per week

All KS3 homework can be found on TEAMS.​

All KS4 homework can be found on Seneca - senecalearning.com

KS3 it is set through a Quiz on Teams. It is set according to the Knowledge Organisers and the focus is on supporting the essential knowledge which links into the Cycle Assessments. ​

KS4 are set 1 hour per week and we use Seneca to select assignments which either follow the current course or review a previous unit according to the needs to the group.

PEKS4 – 1 hour per week

Useful websites:​

https://www.brianmac.co.uk/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4aEFy_BrFnHC3S-x1Bsfqw 

BTEC sport is predominantly coursework based and therefore students are expected to continue their study at home. Their work and instructions will be found on their one drive. For unit one there  are worksheets that students will be asked to complete for homework. 

 

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St Edmund's Catholic School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Edmund's Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.

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