Home Study and Revision

Home Study

We recognise that regular high quality homework which is closely related to day time learning activities is a very important feature of successful learning.

If you have any concerns, please contact your child's form tutor by emailing info@idsall.shropshire.sch.uk.

The expectation for homework set across the curriculum at Idsall School for the following Key stages are :

Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9) at least one homework task for every 4 hours of teaching.  Tasks should take approximately 30 minutes
Key Stage 4 (Year 10 and 11) at least one homework task for every 3 hours of teaching.  Tasks should take approximately 45-60 minutes
Key Stage 5 (Years 12 and 13) it is expected that as a minimum for every hour of study in the classroom there will be an hour of study out of the classroom


Please click Revision Booklet for Year 11 GCSES's 2022 for a detailed guide covering every subject. This includes specifications, exam dates and timetables for what should be studied over the next six weeks to achieve in this summers GCSE Exams.

Please click on: Revision books for Key Stage 4 (Year 10 & 11) for a list of books (we are currently updating this list and therefore books for certain subjects are not yet available) for the academic year starting September 2023.  The books are useful as a concise summary of our courses and they often include questions to test subject understanding.
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