Crosshaven Boys' National School

Scoil Naisiúnta Chros tSeáin

Homework Policy

Homework commences at Junior Infants. No child up to 4th class is to receive more than one hour of homework at night.

Jun/Sen Infants 10 mins.
1st. Class20 mins.
2nd. Class 30 mins.
3rd. Class35 mins.
4th. Class45 mins.
5th. Class1 hour
6th. Class1 hour

A homework notebook is to be used in all classes from Rang 1 up. Homework to be signed nightly by parent.

Reporting – Records

1. Frequency – once at end of school year.
Date of issue should not be day of holidays. Reports posted home in S.A.E.

2. Content:
(a) Simple, meaningful to parents, truthful, subjects should be mentioned.
(b) Academic progress, social development/behaviour, advice to parents.

3. All staff should understand rating system, and should apply it consistently.

4. Reports should be followed up – appointments with parents.

5. A progress report on each pupil to be filled in at the end of each school term.