Harworth Church of England Academy - Wise Owls (Y6)

Harworth Church of England Academy

“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6


Welcome to the Wise Owls web page.  Here you will find information about what topics we are studying as well as useful links to help you with your learning. 

Click here to see the long term plan for Year 6. 

Click here to learn your spellings.



Monday 1st March to Friday 5th March

 Chapter 7.mp4Download
 Chapter 7.pdfDownload
 DU Percentages of amounts.pdfDownload
 GD Percentages of amounts.pdfDownload
 P&C Percentages of amounts.pdfDownload
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 3 x 2 long multiplication.mp4Download
 Activity Sheet Mould Investigation.pdfDownload
 Chapter 4.mp4Download
 Chapter 4.pdfDownload
 Colons and semi colons differentiated activities.pdfDownload
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 3 by 2 long division (1).mp4Download
 Chapter 3 Questions.pdfDownload
 Chapter 3.mp4Download
 Edward Jenner Story.mp4Download
 Flashback marking ladder (3).pdfDownload
 Literacy 28th January.mp4Download
 piano (1).wmvDownload
 piano (2).wmvDownload
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Monday 18th January to Friday 22nd January

 Activity Sheet Zoo Classification (2).pdfDownload
 Chapter 2 part 1.mp4Download
 Chapter 2 part 2.mp4Download
 Chapter 2.pdfDownload
 Countries Hitler invaded.pdfDownload
 Jewish faith and God.docxDownload
 RE 21st January.mp4Download
 Science 19th January.mp4Download
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 Activity Sheet Zoo Classification (1).pdfDownload
 Activity Sheet Zoo Classification Example.pdfDownload
 Activity Sheet Zoo Classification.pdfDownload
 Book Covers.docxDownload
 Chapter 1 part 1.mp4Download
 Chapter 1 part 2.mp4Download
 Spot the Adverbial.pdfDownload
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Spring Term

Welcome to the start of the Spring Term.  The class worked so hard last term and made super progress.

Our main topic for this term is World War II.  We will learn how the war began with a focus on the Battle of Britain.  We will also understand what life was like for Jews in World War II.


Our class text is called When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr.   It is set in World War II and focuses on a girl called Anna and her family who are forced to hide from the Germans.  Much of our Literacy will be history based as we will be studying stories with flashbacks and writing newspaper accounts of the Battle of Britain.   Our reading comprehension work will also be based around this book.  Grammar, punctuation, spelling and handwriting will be taught daily.

Useful links 



This term we will focus on converting percentages, ratio and proportion,  3D shapes, nets, area and perimeter, pie charts and line graphs.  We will also continue to learn formal methods for arithmetic.

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This half term is called 'Staying Alive'.  We will be learning how all about the circulatory system in our bodies as well as investigating how stethoscopes work and testing our pulse.

Religious Education

Our topic this term continues to focus on what life was like for Jews before World War II began before comparing it to life during and after the war.   We will also be comparing different Easter festivals.


 Our topic continues with World War II and a focus on The Battle of Britain.  We will be learning about the radar system and how the war was won.  We will also learn about The Blitz and  compare different sources of evidence.


Our geography focus is  Europe and the World.  We will be learning the countries, capital cities and population.   We will revise the continents and oceans as well as a study of North and South America.  


This is a whole year project all about creating an app for a smartphone. Our year long project continues with creating screen designs for the app.  We will also be continuing to learn how to touch type using Dance Mat.



 Physical Education

This term's focus is physical skills in Real PE.  The unit will involve different types of jumping, rolling and balancing.


We will be investigating different wartime recipes and understanding rationing before creating and making our own wartime food.


We will use Music Express to continue to focus on a topic called 'The Journey' as well as learning popular songs from World War II for example We'll Meet Again and Pack Up Your Troubles.


Our school follows the Rising Stars scheme called Euro Stars.  This half term's topic is called Ice et la (Out and about).