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School scraps homework

mgibson@obantimes.co.uk

A DECISION to scrap homework at a Lochaber primary school will help children ‘get more out of classroom time – as that is what school is for’.

Following a trial period and consultation with parents, staff and pupils, Inverlochy Primary in Fort William has decided to go homework-free.

Children will no longer be given assignments and a deadline but are encouraged to spend time out of the classroom reading books, comics and exercising in a bid to learn in a more ‘childled’ way.

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