The Week Ahead for Brancaster Bubble!

Welcome back Brancaster Bubble. I hope you’ve all had a wonderful half term and you are ready for some amazing learning!

I am so proud of the hard work you all put in last half term and this has resulted in some fantastic progress in our learning. Well done to all of you and keep up the hard work.

If you need to stay at home to isolate, here is what we will be covering in our bubble this week. Remember, if you are at school but you would like to do some extra work, then take a look at the lessons below.


This week we will continuing our learning from last half term – adding and subtracting. We will be continuing to practise the column method for addition. Use these lessons here to remind yourselves how to do this.





This week we will be exploring words ending in sion. Here’s a video clip to help you with this spelling pattern https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/zyv4qhv


Here are your spelling words for this week. 


This week we will be beginning to explore texts with suspense. What is suspense? Watch this short video where Mrs Emery explains what suspense is.


Here’s a link to the Oxford Owl website, explore the ebooks and see if you can find any stories that contain suspense.  https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

Here’s a link to a song all about Something Spooky, can you learn the song? Think about the expression you use in your voice.



Write your Cold Task – this week in school we will be writing our cold task, our ‘have a go’ task. Have a go at writing a story at home that contains suspense. You could use one of the pictures below to help you think of some ideas.


Sentences – this week we will also be continuing to practise our sentence structure. Recap on the different sentence types and practise writing a range of sentences here. https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-simple-sentences-cmwp8r






This week we will begin our new topic in science – Exploring Sound.

Complete this lesson to recap on what sound is. https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-sound-chh30r

Watch this short clip to see how sounds are produced from musical instruments https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zqtxpv4

Complete this lesson to explore how different sounds are produced.



This half term we will be continuing our topic ‘From Land’s End to John O’Groats’. This week, we will be recapping on the United Kingdom and then move on to exploring the different between physical and human geography.

What can you remember about the UK? Can you remember what the different countries are called? Have a think and then watch this video clip and see if you’ve remembered correctly! https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/geography-ks1–ks2-the-united-kingdom/zhtgrj6

Work through this powerpoint and learn about the difference between physical and human geography. Can you name different physical and human features in the UK?

Physical and Human Geography Powerpoint


I have also uploaded new lessons and activities onto Education City – https://www.educationcity.com/  

You should have your login details at home but please email me if you need reminding!

Go to the class pages and take a look ta the learn screens and activities – let me know if you need anything!


Finally, make sure you keep reading at home. There are lots of books available to read online here https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/

or you can take a look at the Oxford Owl webiste. https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Both sites are free and easy to use. Make sure you let me know if you find any books that you love!


Take care and make sure you stay safe and well.

Mrs Emery




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