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Over the summer Insight broadcasts the highlight programmes from 2010 with in-depth analysis of topical issues.

A school girl concentrating on her homework

A growing body of evidence suggests traditional homework for primary school students has very few benefits.

Instead, a new type of homework is gaining in popularity which can include learning the guitar, keeping a room tidy, or visiting a sick relative.

Penny Mackay has been investigating.

First broadcast on May 16th 2010

Next week, Insight's new 2011 season begins.

Picture sourced from samlevan, stock photos