@Bishop_Llandaff

17:02 PM - 11 Dec 2017

We are looking for a talented English specialist to join our outstanding team as Head of English in September 2018. Click for details https://t.co/BCz78qHTny

09:17 AM - 11 Dec 2017

A reminder that Head of Sixth Form's Open Door is tonight (11th December 2017) from 4:30pm - 6:30pm

http://www.twitter.com/Bishop_Llandaff/status/939205839109476352

18:51 PM - 8 Dec 2017

Getting ready for the start of our Annual Carol Service https://t.co/VpGTNmqJjw

12:15 PM - 8 Dec 2017

Our Governor's Annual Report to Parents is available on our website, please follow the link below to view https://t.co/EIi6Edc6Bm

http://www.twitter.com/Bishop_Llandaff/status/938074253978632193

15:55 PM - 5 Dec 2017

Our Christmas Carol Service will be held on Friday 8th December at Llandaff Cathedral . All students and parents/carers are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there https://t.co/w3Ex3fD32X

08:15 AM - 4 Dec 2017

A reminder that Headteacher's Open Door is tonight (Monday 4th December) from 4.30pm until 6.30pm

14:06 PM - 29 Nov 2017

We are looking for a talented mathematics teacher to join our outstanding team in September 2018. Click for details https://t.co/ZZT88g03oA

09:36 AM - 27 Nov 2017

A reminder that Headteacher's Open Door is on Monday 4th December from 4.30pm until 6.30pm

08:45 AM - 27 Nov 2017

Our Marion Centre Parents' Evening Week is happening over the course of this week (27th - 30th November). Please get in touch with your child's class teacher for more information/to book appointments

19:23 PM - 24 Nov 2017

A reminder that Friday 1st December is an INSET day, with the school closed to students

Homework

Homework is an integral part of the school curriculum. The nature of the tasks varies from subject to subject and is set according to the student’s ability and the departmental scheme of work. Homework tasks are recorded by students in the Student Planner and parents are asked to sign the Student Planner weekly.

Tutors will regularly monitor and sign the Student Planner. Students are expected to meet homework deadlines. At The Bishop of Llandaff, we strongly encourage the active support of parents/carers in ensuring homework is completed on time. Completion of regular homework helps students’ academic development and has a positive impact on their overall achievement and progress.

The impact of homework is widely debated. There are some families who request more homework for their child, while others suggest there is too much. Ultimately, we aim to strike a balance with students working (on average) to one solid piece of homework each night at key stage 3 (Year 7 - 9), while for examination year groups this does increase. The school operates a homework timetable to attempt to balance the amount of work a student has each night and our revised approach to 'skills homework' is designed to support students to complete the work and prepare them for the challenges of GCSE and A level. Therefore, this work will progressively become more challenging as the year progresses. The homework is designed to not rely as much on content but build on skills developed over the key stage. This revised approach, launched in January 2017 will support students to develop the necessary skills required while pitch at a variety of levels. For more able (and adventurous) students there are 'challenging' tasks to ensure the work is appropriately stretching.