Home learning should be to practise and reinforce skills currently being learned at school.  Home readers are sent home with children still on the colour wheel or reading below their chronological age.

Expectations for average amount of time spent on home learning daily are:

Whanake Team – An average of 20 minutes per school day is appropriate to spend on home learning. Tasks/activities include school readers, individual spelling and basic facts (as appropriate), a short time on Mathletics/Reading Eggs or using the Activity Learning pages which you will find under your class room.

Waipuna team – An average of 20-30 minutes per school day is appropriate to spend on home learning. Tasks/activities include school readers (for those children working on the colour wheel or reading below expectation), recreational readers, individual spelling (or other language related activities), basic facts (as appropriate), time on Mathletics/Reading Eggs or using the Activity Learning pages which you will find under your class room.

Matauranga team – An average of 30-40 minutes per school day is appropriate to spend on home learning. Tasks/activities include school readers (for those children working on the colour wheel or reading below expectation), recreational readers, individual spelling, basic facts (as appropriate), time on Mathletics/Reading Eggs or using the Activity Learning pages which you will find under your class room, as well as work completion, research and publishing as appropriate.