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The Ace Academy

The Ace Academy


The Academy Homework Policy can be found here.

As part of our continued commitment to improving student progress across all year groups, ACE Academy will ensure every student receives regular and challenging homework to support and enhance successful learning.

Homework can cover a variety of activities i.e. research, organising and preparing materials for a lesson, learning, reading, questionnaires, interviewing, essay writing, using the library or on-line resources, practising a skill or preparing a presentation.


Homework Timetable 2017-2018

The Academy policy follows the recommendations for the duration of homework made by the government, as follows:


Average time spent on
homework each day

Average time spent on
homework each week
Years 7 & 8 45 – 90 minutes 3.75 hours to 7.5 hours
Year 9 60 – 120 minutes 5 hours to 10 hours
Years 10 & 11 90 – 150 minutes 7.5 hours to 12.5 hours
Post 16 Five hours per subject 15 hours

Homework will be set by departments in direct proportion to their weekly contact.