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How can I politely tell the school that ds homework is too hard for him

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ICanSeeTheSun Sat 24-May-14 21:10:10

Ds has a 5a statement and has a lot of 1-1 at school, but I know 100% that all children get the same homework.

I try and encourage him to do homework but he get very frustrated.

He is also asd so routines are very important.

Charlotteamanda1 Sun 25-May-14 07:59:41

I would just ask the teacher for a chat. If that fails talk to the senco. It's a bit lazy of the teacher not to adapt the h w to a child's ability. It is very demoralising for them if they can't do it.

GoblinLittleOwl Sun 25-May-14 08:09:30

Discuss it with his teacher; he may well be capable of doing it but will not work independently, particularly if he is receiving a great deal of one-to one support. This is a common problem of children of all abilities.

KnittingRocks Sun 25-May-14 08:11:23

All home work should be differentiated so you need to speak to the teacher - it might be differentiated on outcome in which you need to know what her expectations are.

ICanSeeTheSun Sun 25-May-14 20:33:25

Thank you, it half term now so will have to wait till school is open.

addictedtosugar Sun 25-May-14 20:54:23

Not sure what the time scale should be, but could you say
"we're going to spend 30 mins on the homework and then stop" ie put in a reasonable amount of effort (the time will depend on his age), but also have some rules?

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