Each week, I send home a little letter explaining what we've been up to this week and what the homework is. It also contains: a 'Website of the Week'; a 'Family Talking Point' and a 'Joke of the Week'. See below for a link to the dropbox folder that contains all of my weekly homework letters.
Usually the homework is on spag.com and mymaths.com - you have received a copy of your child's passwords for these sites in a letter at the beginning of term, and they also have them in their reading diaries. This is reviewed in class on a Friday - I tend to just focus on the questions that were problematic for several children.
Reading, times tables and spellings also form part of your child's homework. See below for my top tips on helping your child with their reading and times tables. A copy of the word bank my advice refers to is also available below. Spellings are taught in key stage ability groups on a Thursday and tested the following Wednesday - the children have these in their spelling books.