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26/11/20

Want an outstanding primary school in 2021? Harris Tottenham is an outstanding school: care, compassion, ambition, imagination and academic rigour are our core values Watch this short film if you are looking for a primary place: https://t.co/LLjnfLLdQB https://t.co/7Up6hwebKP

26/11/20

6c today - wrap up warm! Masks & scarves https://t.co/J99QHaCZIn

24/11/20

Retweetd From abdikadir mohamed

Really it's very good https://t.co/fIKqCyxKEu

24/11/20

Wonderful 1 touch & 2 touch session with our students this afternoon. https://t.co/vrj4IAftKA https://t.co/2L8HM0g3OK

24/11/20

Retweetd From GOV.UK

When indoors, remember to open windows regularly to let fresh air in.

23/11/20

We are so excited to be part of this campaign and have made links with our local care home who were delighted at the prospect of receiving cards & letters from HATO pupils this xmas! https://t.co/MQazIQcLlb

20/11/20

Excellent. Quite right. Hope they like the films

20/11/20

It’s okay: we have some ground breaking 6th Form & university programmes of our own. Perhaps Mossbourne students might like to have a look?   The HATO 6th form journey https://t.co/HMX89uCV8l HATO Sixth Form life https://t.co/2cHCWc00ri

20/11/20

End of Friday poem https://t.co/p9Jt1GXFEU

20/11/20

Mr Soar awaits the successful year 8s who have been invited to the executive principal’s breakfast this Friday morning! https://t.co/3JLl72ZQdP

20/11/20

Like the 3 witches in Year 11’s Macbeth text - the cranes rise & fall each dawn https://t.co/uimxyIn11D

19/11/20

Mr Soar celebrates with Year 7 high attainers in half-term 1 at the Executive Principal’s Breakfast https://t.co/BIkUEcRkM8

19/11/20

More Tottenham Hale rainbows | this one’s pot of gold centred on new ground https://t.co/xYYMtJPaeo

18/11/20

"যদি আপনার পরীক্ষা হয় এবং আপনি ফলাফল জানেন না তবে আপনার শিশু অবশ্যই স্কুলে আসবে না" Yadi āpanāra parīkṣā haẏa ēbaṁ āpani phalāphala jānēna nā tabē āpanāra śiśu abaśya'i skulē āsabē nā https://t.co/zJgIAVQ0aM

18/11/20

Retweetd From Soarpoints

If it were a vote in Parliament to agree whether it should mandatory or compulsory to vaccinate your child and you for Covid-19 how would you vote

18/11/20

Vostro figlio non deve recarsi a scuola se è stato sottoposto al test ma non ha ancora ottenuto i risultati. https://t.co/mvxuA0dWPI

18/11/20

Os seus filhos não podem vir a escola se fizerem o teste de covid  enquanto não receberem os resultados. https://t.co/IOUsIf401o

18/11/20

Ajude-nos a manter o Covid fora da HATO. Pelo menos uma em três escolas teve casos de empregados e alunos com resultados positivos de Covid desde o início do termo segundo foi revelado por uma investigação. Não mande os seus filhos para a escola caso tenham febre ou tosse. | https://t.co/IsB1bZHbZT

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Homework

We believe there is significant value in Independent Learning as pupils prepare for the future learning, revise, practise skills taught in the classroom, and develop their organisational and time-management skills.

Click HERE to log in to Satchel:One (Show My Homework).

We also believe that this is a partnership between home and school and as such parental support is vital in our efforts to build independent learning habits in our pupils, your children.

As a parent/carer you should take an active role in supporting your child's independent learning. This should involve:

  1. The Student Planner - you will sign the planner weekly, ensuring that you are aware of the work that has been set. There is an opportunity to write to class teachers or tutors through the comments page, for clarity or further explanation.
  2. Environment – by providing an appropriate environment for homework i.e. work place, block of uninterrupted time.
  3. Discipline and time management - promoting a healthy balance between homework, extra-curricular activities and family commitments. Stopping your child from continuing to complete homework late into the night, even if it is not complete. A note can be written in the planner which will be followed up by the subject teacher.
  4. Encouragement - providing encouragement and appropriate support without doing the homework for your child.
  5. Communication - Contacting the class teacher if your child has repeated difficulty in completing homework within the suggested time

Our promise to you

HAT069When setting homework teachers will:

  1. Ensure that homework tasks are meaningful and necessary for embedding learning from lessons or contributing to future learning
  2. Give clear limits of how much work should be done on an assignment e.g. number of words/minutes/homework slots. In KS3 homework will last for no more than 45 minutes per subject. In KS4 homework will last for no more than one hour per subject
  3. Give clear expectations of how much is to be completed in open-ended tasks and projects and what the assessment criteria are
  4. Allow enough time for students to record details and ask for clarification if necessary and acknowledge homework when it is handed in

We expect parents to take an active role in supporting their child's independent learning. This will happen through two key areas.

The student planner format allows you to quickly and visibly see which subjects have set independent learning tasks in any given week.


Frequently asked questions

How often will independent learning tasks be set?

Homework will be set according to the school rota.

Year 11

       

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

English

Mathematics

Science

History

MFL

Option 1

Option2

Open

Geography

RS

 

       

Year 10

       

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Science

 English

MFL

Mathematics

History/Geography

RS

Option 1

Open

Option 2

Option 3

         

Year 9

       

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Mathematics

MFL

History

Science

English

Science

Mathematics

Geography

English

Open

         

Year 8

       

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

English

Science

Mathematics

English

Mathematics

History

Geography

MFL

Open

Open

         

Year 7

       

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Geography

History

MFL

Open

Open


How long should I spend on independent learning tasks?

Of course, it depends on the task and where appropriate specific guidance will be given. However, pupils should be spending a minimum of 30 minutes completing a task per subject. This should mean that if pupils are managing their time appropriately, they are spending at least one hour each evening completing their tasks.


Is there an Independent Learning Timetable?

Yes there is see above? Tutors will work with pupils on time management approaches where appropriate.


How long will I have to complete a task?

Staff will usually give pupils a week to complete a task. Occasionally a shorter deadline may be given. If pupils struggle to meet that deadline, they should speak to their teacher before the deadline in the first instance.


Is there an Independent Learning club?

There will be an Independent Learning Club in the times advertised below, according to year group.

 

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

Year 7

 

MA1

MA1

Year 8

 

STEM ROOM

STEM ROOM

Year 9

Graphics Mac room

 

Graphics Mac room

Year 10

HU1

 

HU1

Year 11

 

MU1 (Mac room)

MU1 (Mac room)

6th Form

 

 

Library


What if I need help?

If we need help completing a task, we can ask our class teachers. Sometimes this may mean making an appointment to meet them and talk through the task.


What if I miss a deadline?

If a task is not submitted, we would allocate a 40-minute detention. A new deadline would be negotiated with the pupil. If there are exceptional circumstances, please bring a note explaining these to your class teacher.


What if my work is not up to the required standard?

We expect independent learning tasks to be well-presented and reflect high levels of effort. If we make mistakes, that is fine - it is part of the learning process. We may receive opportunities to redraft and reflect upon work completed.

If our work is not completed to an appropriate standard, the teacher will make a decision about the appropriate sanction.