Home tasks are set within the capability of the child and the time available to the child. It is felt that the child should acquire, at an early age, the habit of doing some quiet unsupervised study:
Education Queensland has guidelines for the amount of homework set by state schools as follows:
Parents can best help by seeing that the child has the best environment, a set time for study and a set place. At the Parent/Teacher evenings held early in the year class policies on homework are clearly state.