Secondary School Homework

Homework was a big concern when my eldest started secondary school.

How much would she get? Would she have any free time at all? Would we spend all our time nagging her to do her homework?

I know we are not even halfway through DD’s first term , but so far the homework hasn’t been too bad. We were told she would have 60-90 minutes a day but she has around an hour’s worth most days. She seems to do quite a bit in school if she can.

We are lucky with DD1. She is the type of person who usually just gets on with things , unless she’s suffering from a dose of tweenage contrariness. ┬áSo mostly she doesn’t make a big deal about the homework she does have.

Which is lucky. Because so, far her secondary school homework has been decidedly ‘creative’. read more