Year 6


All children at Westwood Academy have access to Purple Mash.  Your child’s teacher will set work on here.  Check the alert button on your child’s home page for work that has been set.  Otherwise, there are 1000s of fun resources for your child to explore on here, for all curriculum areas.




Accelerated Reader

Children in Year 6 have access to our Accelerated Reader programme.  Books on Accelerated Reader will have an orange sticker on their spine.  Each child has an individual login and the children can access a quiz about each text by following this link:

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All children now have access to MyOn which is an online library, containing thousands of books, quizzes and book reviews. Children should have their logins for this in their yellow reading records.

Follow the link here-



All children have been issued with a TT Rockstars login to practise their times tables:

Numberblocks is another excellent BBC resource available on iPlayer.  Watch here:


Westwood are also subscribed to Sumdog, where the app will test children on gaps in their knowledge, so please encourage them to use while at home.




For all our topics, children are provided with a rubric with lots of ideas for projects they can complete at home.

In Autumn, children learn all about WW2. An engaging and fascinating topic which will take the children on a journey from 1939 - 1945. They can complete all kinds of homework, including: art work, fact files, biographies. presentations and craft. 

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In Spring, children will learn all about Argentina as part of their geography topic. They will learn about the rich and diverse culture of Argentina, whilst also learning some key geographical skills like map reading. For homework, they can produce homework through their art work, craft or research.

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In summer, children begin business enterprise, where they work as a team to create a business and raise money for the school. Homework can involve researching business ideas, producing posters and preparing presentations.


Oldham Music Development have put together a resource for children in Reception to access from home also. Please see the password underneath to log in to the reception area of The Music Service Website;

  Westwood Yr6



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Westwood Academy: Believe, Achieve, Succeed

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