Stratford Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B28 9AJ



We are very proud to have been named as one of the top 10 schools in Birmingham according to the Sunday Times.

Homework - General

Reading Homework Information:

All children at HGJS are expected to read each day - you must record your reading in your Learning Journal. Every Friday you will be given a piece of reading comprehension homework. This needs to be completed by the following Thursday.


Click here to read about Reading Eggspress.


Times Tables Rock Stars

Each week you will be completing regular times tables practice. It is important that you do this little and often. You will be set a certain number of levels to complete each week, which can be found in the maths homework section of your Learning Journal.


Click here to read about Times Tables Rock Stars.


Arithmetic and Bar Model Homework Information:

Each week you will be set some arithmetic style questions to be completed in your homework book by the following Thursday. Every Friday your teacher will share with you a problem that can be solved using a bar model. You will have a similar question to solve at home using your new bar model skills.



Additional Resources:


You can access the school's Britannica page by clicking here.

The login is HGJS followed by your surname (without a space). For example - HGJSKhan


Homework - Current 

Homework set Friday 3rd February:


Times Tables Rock Stars - The children's TTRS log in details are stuck into their Learning Journals. They are expected to use TTRS three times each week. 


Mathletics - The children's Mathletics log in details are stuck into their Learning Journals. 


Spelling words:

You need to write each of your spelling words 10 times and then write a sentence which includes each of those words.



The children's reading homework will now be set on Showbie. You can download the app to your device via Google Play or the App Store. Alternatively you can visit their website by clicking here.


Log in details for your child will be added to their learning journal along with their homework task. The task can be completed using the website or the app.

Please be aware the children will often need to record their response so a device with a microphone enabled will be necessary.


If you have any questions please speak to your child's class teacher.