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Homework Centres

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​​​​Homework is an important part of every child’s education but finding time to help children get their homework done can be a challenge for busy families.

To ease the burden on families, the Queensland Government is establishing Homework Centres in up to 120 state schools across the state.

The new Homework Centres will be operational from Term 3, 2021.​

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 Homework Centre locations​​​

What is a Homework Centre?

Homework Centres will provide a supervised and suitable learning environment in which students can complete their homework before they go home.

Homework Centre sessions will be managed by principals, free and held up to 3 hours per week for 30 weeks per year. The sessions will be supervised by teacher aides.

The exact days and times that Homework Centres will operate will be determined by each school in order to meet the needs of the school community.

What will my child do at the Homework Centre?

Students will be able to complete their homework tasks under the supervision of teacher aides after school. Personalised tuition or academic counselling will not be provided.

Each school will plan their Homework Centre sessions to ensure they consider the age, learning and development needs of the children attending.

A healthy snack will also be provided.

Who can attend a Homework Centre?

Any student of a state school with a Homework Centre can attend. Participation is voluntary.

Schools will be responsible for managing registrations for their Homework Centre.

Which schools will have Homework Centres?

Principals of state schools with a community need to support families with after school programs were encouraged to nominate their school to operate a Homework Centre.

Regional selection panels determined the locations for the centres, based on local community need.

More information

Download the fact sheet for families for more information about Homework Centres.

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Last updated 04 August 2021