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21/02/18

Another cold night for girls netball and this time it was raining too for the Year 8 District Shield Tournament.... https://t.co/cM4RWuy658

20/02/18

The Year 7 Football team travelled to Reigate School for a league fixture where both teams have had recent good... https://t.co/WWfhKhAKdm

16/02/18

Are you up for the challenge? https://t.co/iLVE9zMpQY https://t.co/HGM8MUTcwm

10/02/18

Retweeted From Corbettmaths

Studying for Higher GCSE Maths? Try today's Foundation Plus, Higher & challenging Higher Plus answers: https://t.co/n50J7L6LD9 https://t.co/z10JVAPKro

10/02/18

Retweeted From Kevin Briggs

Thanks to for speaking to our Year 10 students on behalf of https://t.co/icdtIHI2h3

09/02/18

Retweeted From GLF Schools

Eventually, half term is here! Thank you to every single one of the employees for helping make a truly positive difference to the children and students in our schools. Now it's time to rest, relax and re-charge! https://t.co/caLYSsQ007

09/02/18

After a slow start to the New Year, the Year 8 Football Team had their first game of 2018. From the off, it was... https://t.co/tLt3VR9oix

08/02/18

Retweeted From RE_Teacher_Papworth

Huge well done to all the students who took part in the GLF Debating competition today. What a talentrd bunch of young people!

08/02/18

Retweeted From K Cook

Such focused prep for our debating competition. Ideas being shaped by and https://t.co/zEWSCCcaTX

08/02/18

Wednesday night was host to a very cold home netball game for the year 9’s against Reigate School. Both teams... https://t.co/PuCzUDUTrh

07/02/18

Retweeted From Kevin Briggs

Thank you to Hannah from for speaking to our Year 10 students today. https://t.co/QJ1dibyFN0

07/02/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton

Congratulations to all the winners of the .... what wonderful entries from the KS3 teams this year- such a fantastic addition! Congratulations and you did your schools proud! https://t.co/475Xcta77e

07/02/18

The Year 7 FB team drew Royal Albert and Alexander away in the 2nd round of the East Surrey Cup. As we were due... https://t.co/iwCVbu5RqA

06/02/18

Retweeted From Safer Internet Day

press release is out! On we're launching a new and a year-long campaign on . Find out more: https://t.co/5KcrsJcGsj https://t.co/1j86GMlhIr

06/02/18

Retweeted From UK Safer Internet

Today is Safer Internet Day! We can't wait to see what is happening across the country to celebrate ! Find out more about how you can get involved at https://t.co/A5RMSu69SP https://t.co/Q9PF8vo5BL

06/02/18

Retweeted From Safer Internet Day

is here! We're using this opportunity to encourage kids & young people to help to create a better internet by being kind & respectful to others online, by protecting their online reputations & by seeking out positive opportunities to create, engage and share online! https://t.co/KpyGnncceZ

05/02/18

Current house points totals. https://t.co/VWI18GpMuY

02/02/18

Year 7 and 8 Movie Night 2018 - Thursday, 1st February 2018 from 3.15pm https://t.co/fEZ5sRm4kk

02/02/18

Wimbledon Tennis News https://t.co/5KsYwJRi12

Homework

Homework

At The Beacon, we know that homework makes a significant difference to the learning process and individual student attainment.  It is often those who have highly developed independent learning skills from completing homework that make the strongest progress and are successful in examinations.  Homework aims to develop our students’ skills, knowledge and enjoyment for their subjects.  It is designed to:

• extend knowledge from lessons
• improve independence
• encourage everyone to read widely and deeply
• help ensure excellent progress and levels of work across all subjects.

How is homework set?

We endeavour to communicate homework tasks and expectations efficiently to ensure student engagement and gain parental support for effective home learning.  It is set by the subject teachers according to the homework timetable.  Students need to record the task and the deadline in their student organisers.  The task and deadline are also on the Show My Homework page of the school website and this often carries links to wider reading sources or video clips that can support learning. 

To do their very best, our advice to students is:

• Check you have understood the task and made a good note of the hand in date in your organiser.
• Ask your teacher what you need to do in order to achieve your best.
• Produce work of a high quality – all the time.
• Spend at least the time you have been given to complete the tasks.
• Extend your interests by reading widely around the topics.

How often is homework set?

In Key Stage 3 students should expect up to one hour and thirty minutes of homework each day although this may vary depending on the positioning of subjects on the timetable.  In Key Stage 4, this will increase to around two hours and students will also be expected to carry out additional background reading and revision of class work, especially during the examination and assessment periods.  In the Sixth Form, we expect an hour for each taught hour within the timetable i.e. 9 hours per subject so 9 hours homework time.

Show My Homework