The Holy Family School Homework Expectations

Please see below the weekly homework expectations. Please also refer to your child/ren's class page for further suggestions of optional activities.

Useful questions and prompts for discussing learning

Discussing learning

Some useful prompts for helping children discuss their learning:

  • What did you learn today that you didn’t know before?
  • How did you learn that?
  • What helped you to learn       
  • Who helped you to learn?
  • Did you help anybody else to learn?
  • Was there anything that you found difficult at first?   
  • How did you overcome that?   
  • What did you enjoy learning most? 
  • Why        
  • How could being able to… help you in the future?
  • How does knowing… help you?
  • Why is it important to know how to…?
  • Can you show me how to…?
  • What do you want to learn/improve at now?

Did you know…

We remember:

— 10% of what we read

— 20% of what we hear

— 30% of what we see

— 50% of what we hear and see

— 70% of what we discuss

— 80% of what we experience

— 95% of what we teach someone else