Parents - how much homework does your child do?

A student doing their maths homework. Picture: David Jones/PA Wire

A student doing their maths homework. Picture: David Jones/PA Wire - Credit: PA

How much homework does your child do every day?

We're looking to find out how much time children around the region are spending doing homework every day.

Whether it's 15 minutes or two hours, we'd like to know your experiences, and if you feel it's too much - or not enough.

Our quick poll has three questions aimed at parents of both primary and secondary children.

We hope to collect as many results as possible from Norfolk and Suffolk to give an overview into homework locally.


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We're also keen to know what sorts of tasks children are being set as homework - so feel free to share any to lauren.cope@archant.co.uk

In 2012, former education secretary Michael Gove scrapped guidelines set for home study, which had been introduced by Labour in 1998.

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The guidelines had recommended an hour a week for five to seven-year-olds, rising to 2.5 hours per night for pupils between 14 and 16.

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