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What happened to the Scottish school that banned homework.

What happened to the Scottish school that banned homework.

If one Scottish school which voted to ditch homework is being used a guinea pig, then the days of kids being given sums to do at home could be numbered.

Last November, The Sunday Post revealed Inverlochy Primary in Fort William had taken the unusual step of banning homework following a vote from pupils, parents and teachers.

The school’s 10 teachers were split 5-5, while 62% of parents and 79% of pupils were in favour of a ban.

According to the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS), it was the first time parents had actively voted to abolish homework.

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