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Year 8

The list below shows the dates that homework projects will start.  These projects will come live on the “Show My Homework” 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 Show My Homework system for each project.

Date Set

Project Subject

10th Sept

Citizenship – Advertisements in the Media

24th Sept

TextilesTitle to be confirmed

8th Oct

English – My Identity in Verse

29th Oct

RS– Brother Andrews

12th Nov

History – The Renaissance

3rd Dec

Geography – Migration Project

10th Dec

DT – Dyson

7th Jan

Performing Arts – Scripted plays

21st Jan English – Non Fiction
25th Feb Geography – Crime Project

11th March

RS – Hindu beliefs’

25th March

Art – Dragons Project

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

All Depts. set structured revision homework tasks for KS3 examinations

14th May

Performing Arts – Theatre in education

4th May

English – Creative writing project

11th June

Citizenship – An Alternative Form of Government

25th June

History – The 1st World War

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8GL Science Maths   French  
8GR   Maths Science French  
8GM Science Maths French    
8A Computing* (Wk 2)       Food (Wk 1)
8B Computing* (Wk 1)       Food (Wk 1)
8C Food (Wk 1)   Computing* (Wk 2)    
8D Food (Wk 1)   Computing* (Wk 1)    
8UL Maths


8UR Maths   Science French  
8UM Maths   French Science  
8E     Computing* (Wk 2) Food (Wk 1)  
8F     Computing* (Wk 1) Food (Wk 1)  
8G   Food (Wk 1)     Computing* (Wk 2)
8IL French Science Maths    


Science Maths   French
8H     Computing* (Wk 1)   Food (Wk 1)
8I     Computing* (Wk 2)   Food (Wk 1)
  • 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