How effective is homework in improving pupil attainment? According to research, less is more. Homework — love it or hate it, one thing is indisputable: it's one of the hottest topics amongst parents across the country. Browse any corners of social media where parents hang out and you will see debates about homework raging at just about any time.
Kirstie Allsopp sparks controversy by branding homework a ‘waste of time’
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Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, has scrapped national guidelines which set out how much time children should spend doing homework each night. Instead, head teachers will decide how much extra study, if any, their pupils require. Officials said that the aim was to cut bureaucracy, and insisted that homework would remain an important part of education. However, the move was welcomed by parents who have called for less homework to be handed out. Under the old guidelines, introduced by Labour in , primary schools were told to set an hour of homework a week for children aged five to seven, rising to half an hour a night for seven-toyear-olds.
Homework guidelines scrapped to give headteachers greater freedom
By Chloe Morgan For Mailonline. Kirstie Allsopp has been vocal about her desire to ban home work in the past, and today the presenter hit out again, branding it a 'waste of time'. According to the research , just over half
I consider myself incredibly lucky to lead the life I do. Property and interiors are in my blood. I bought my first flat when I was 20 and it was almost inevitable I would end up involved in property as a profession. In , I set up a property search company with my good friend Miranda. Recently I started a campaign against excessive homework for young children.