Brancaster Class ~ The Week Ahead! 21/09/20

Good morning and welcome to a brand new week.

This week in Brancaster Class, we will be learning:


In maths this week we will be working on lessons 4,5,6 and 7 in year 4 unit 1. Here is a link to the textbook to help you with these lessons – https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear4

In our lessons this week we will continue to explore numbers up to and beyond 1000. Here are some links to lessons to help your understanding.


Here’s a great page on the Oxford Owl website, this will parents and carers support their children at home.

Number & place value in Year 4 (age 8–9)


This week we will be exploring the wonderful world of the ‘prefix’.  We will recap some spelling patterns from year 3 and then explore the ‘in’ prefix. Here are our spelling words for this week.

Take a look at these video lessons to help you to understand what a prefix is and their meanings.



In English this week we will be writing our own recount texts. We will be using a boxing up grid to plan our recount. Use this grid to help you with your plan –



This week we continue to explore forces. We will be learning about friction and how this can effect the speed of a moving object. We will be setting up an investigation to see how different surfaces effect the speed of a toy car.

Learn about friction here –




This week we will be reminding ourselves of the 4 different countries that make up the United Kingdom. Watch this short video lesson to remind you – https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/geography-ks1–ks2-the-united-kingdom/zhtgrj6

We will then be learning about the counties in the U.K – we will be asking, what is a county? and which county do we live in?

Listen to this fab song to learn the different names of the counties – how many can you remember?



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