Homework in UK schools – how much is enough? | Nicole Jackson

There has been debate surrounding homework in primary and secondary schools, especially after a primary school in Fort William and a secondary school in Essex banned homework and opted to let students read books and magazines during the time they would have used to do their homework. This decision understandably caused a division in opinions, with some people supporting it and others opposing it.
Is homework necessary, especially in the lower years?

Homework is necessary in schools, but it should be given in moderation. Many schools give homework to students to gauge how much they have…

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