Old Guildford Public School

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Homework at Old Guildford Public School has been designed to:

            - Consolidate new learnt skills

            - Increase confidence and fluency in reading

            - Help students develop self-motivating work patterns and routine

            - Strengthen home and school bonds

            - Support learning in the classroom

Homework is handed out by class teachers weekly. If you would like an additional copy of the homework, please speak to your child's class teacher.


Other great ideas:

  • Get your child involved in house chores
  • Premier’s Sporting Challenge  https://app.education.nsw.gov.au/sport/psc
  • Write a shopping list – real or window shopping online to a budget
  • Exercise together
  • Menu plan
  • Cooking – following a recipe, measuring ingredients, learning about healthy foods.
  • Grow flowers/vegetables in your garden. Record their growth using photos or graphs.
  • Board games – uno, scrabble, monopoly, dominos, chess just to name a few favourites!  
  • Collecting/sorting/creating using leaves, sticks, feathers, flowers, shells recycled materials such as bottle tops, keys, paper.
  • Build using lego, blocks, magnetic blocks or recycled material (build a newspaper tower as tall as you can)!
  • Investigate your family tree together.
  • Learn a musical instrument