Students in Year 8 have 5 English lessons each week. One of these will be a timetabled Library lesson.
In Year 8, students have homework set set every week.
In addition to homework, students are expected to read for at least 30 minutes per week and may also have spellings to learn.
All homework tasks are set on the school system EPraise and larger files referenced may be uploaded to Microsoft Teams.
Students are assessed 5-6 times a year, usually once every half term at the end of each topic.
Often a reading and a writing assessment are completed, occasionally there may be a focus on just reading or writing.
End of Year Assessment:
This will bring all the skills together in the form of: