Hayle Community School Paul Graham Assistant Head
Achieving Results in (and out)of the classsroom …The Problem: A simple equation… If little Johnny has 2 hours of French per week and is expected to complete a 30 minute homework task, by how much is his learning time reduced if he fails to complete his homework?
The Solution…• All homework tasks are uploaded onto department Frogsites• Support and Extension materials are provided• Parents/carers able to access homework tasks and parent drop-in sessions arranged• QR codes have been generated to take pupils directly to relevant areas
The Impact• Teaching time maximised• Reduced homework ‘chasing’• Homework can be made more relevant and inform next step learning• The use of QR codes has generated a homework buzz• Homework detentions have been dramatically reduced• Happy students and happy teachers make a productive learning environment!
And the Frog keepsleaping…• Frog access for Y6 pupils in order to facilitate transition and maximise learning opportunites• A one-stop shop – GCSEPod, I am Learning use a single Frog sign-in• Self-study homework site created for those seeking out further challenges