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Year 8

The list below shows the dates that homework projects will start.  These projects will come live on the “ClassCharts” system on the stated Monday morning and students are expected to start the project on their own (not waiting for their subject lesson that week).

Full project guidance and resources will be made available and clear instructions on how to submit their work will be included. Student support is available from subject staff and the School's Homework Club.

The project outlines below are just a guide to the content, further differentiated support materials for students will be published on the CLassCharts system for each project.

Date Set

Project Subject

9th Sept

Citizenship – Advertisements in the Media

23rd Sept

Textiles- Japanese Pattern

7th Oct

English – My Identity in Verse

28th Oct

RS– Brother Andrews

11th Nov

History – Life in Elizabethan England

25th Nov

Geography – Migration Project

9th Dec


13th Jan

Performing Arts – World Music

27th Jan English – Non Fiction
2nd March GeographyCrime Project

16th March

RS – The After Life

30th March

Art – Henri Rousseau / Textiles – Japanese Pattern

During the weeks of 23rd 29th April and 6th May

All Depts. set structured revision homework tasks for KS3 examinations

13th May

Performing Arts – Film & Theatre

1st June

English – Creative writing project

8th June

CitizenshipAn Alternative Form of Government

22nd June

HistoryThe 1st World War

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8GL French Maths Science    
8GR Science   Maths   French
8GM Science Maths   French  
8A     Food Computing   
8B   Computing  Food    
8C   Computing    Food  
8D     Computing  Food  


French Maths Science
8UR Science   French   Maths
8UM French Maths Science    
8E   Computing    Food  
8F       Food Computing
8G       Computing Food
8IL   French   Maths Science


Science Maths French  
8H Food Computing       



  • Mathematics and Science homework will be set only once per week but it should be aimed to last one hour ten minutes per subject per week
  • For other subjects homework should be aimed to last 35 minutes per subject
  • The subjects in italics will have homework set on alternate weeks
  • Computing homework will be set every other lesson
  •  Due to the nature of the Food Technology curriculum there may be instances where homework is set on week 2
  • Any incomplete homework tasks should be logged as negative memos on the Class charts system
  • Any high quality homework tasks should be logged as positive memos on the Class Charts system