Homework and Study Periods

Each A Level subject is taught for six 50 minute periods per week. In addition to this, pupils are expected to spend about four hours per week on each subject during Study Periods and at home. This time should be utilized to complete homework tasks set by teaching staff, review the material covered in lessons and also undertake wider reading to support and extend their learning. Reading lists are available from academic departments.


Pupils should become familiar with using Firefly to access the resources available to them, and staff will set homework tasks via this platform. Pupils are responsible for completing their work by the deadlines set. If they encounter difficulties whilst doing the work, they should speak to the appropriate member of staff as soon as possible.

During Study Periods, pupils can work in the dedicated study areas within the Hazel Centre, or alternatively they can work in the library or any free room in the School. Pupils are expected to use their study time responsibly and to learn how to manage their time to balance their workload. Support is offered to pupils to help them achieve this, and pupils can be placed in supervised private study if additional support is needed.

Wisbech Grammar School
Upcoming events

 

6th Form Taster Day, Friday 25 January 2019

Super Science Morning for children in Year 5, Saturday 2 February 2019 – 0930-1330

Whole School Open Morning, Saturday 23 March 2019 – 1000-1230

Year 5 Senior School Taster Day, Saturday 11 May 2019 – 0930-1500

To book a place or for more information, call our Admissions Team on 01945 586750 or complete our booking form online