Burlington C of E Primary School

Homework Questionnaire

Important Dates

We would like to hear more of your views on homework at Burlington Primary School.

The following questions are based on early feedback and areas we are keen to get right as we develop our new policy.

We aim to create a draft policy by the end of the summer term which we will trial having collected as many views from our school community as possible.

As you will no doubt be aware the most complex issue with homework is the range of differing views around what it should look like for your own children. We know that the current government have removed the specifications around how much should be given in primary schools but Ofsted will still look to see how homework links effectively with the learning taking place in school and grade us according to how well this is achieved.

We are open to developing our new policy and have no fixed plan in mind – this will evolve as we see what you want for your children as well as what staff and governors feel is appropriate and effective.   

It will be incredibly hard to suit everyone but we do promise a fair and open consultation which we hope you will enjoy being part of.

Our aim is to create a policy that is written by all of us and means something to each of us with an interest in the children here at Burlington CE Primary School.

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21st Oct - Half Term

31st Oct - Halloween Disco

1st Nov - Return Christmas artwork to school

2nd Nov - Jester for Jesus worship in school

4th Nov - Christmas Card designs orders to be ordered completed

8th Nov - Furness Young Voices,Forum 28

14th Nov - Friends meeting 7pm in school

16th Nov - Gail leading worship in school

17th Nov - Stephen Wright (Rock & volcano man) to work with yrs 4/5/6

29th Nov - Last Tuesday club

30th Nov - Jester for Jesus worship in school

1st Dec - School Christmas Fair

2nd Dec - Year 5 Taster Day at Dowdales

Tbc - Christmas in church at 2 pm & 6pm

       - christmas parties

       - Trip to cinema or pantomime

16th Dec - End of Term

4th Jan - INSET day for teachers

5th Jan - School starts

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 - Gym Club Gerry Scott - Y3-6


- Netball - Mrs Atkinson Y3-6

- Cooking - Mrs Powell Y4-6


-Code Club - Mr Mallon - Y3-6

- Fitness Club - Mr Withers - Y4-6


- Keyboards - Rachel Stanbrook

- Violin - Mrs Code- in school time

- Guitar - Mrs Code- in school time


- Onside Multi Skills - Tom - R-Y6