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WATCH: Ricky Investigates: Homework

Ricky investigates homework

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Homework - loads of you have to do it after school, but is it the best use of your time?

The government thinks that it prepares you for the adult world, and makes things easier to learn.

But some people think the time would be better spent chilling out.

Ricky investigates whether homework is a good idea or a waste of time.