The Week Ahead for Brancaster Bubble

If you need to stay at home and isolate, then please follow the learning below. Any problems then contact me via my email address [email protected]

Suggested Timetable

8.45 – 9.00 – Times table or mental maths practise.

9.00 – 10.00 – Maths

10.00 – 10.15 – Have a break and a well-earned snack!

 10.15 – 10.30 – Practise this week’s spellings

10.30 – 11.30 – English

11.30 – 12.00 – Reading comprehension or handwriting practise



Each day work on one of our other subjects – you could look at topic or science or explore the National Oak Academy – https://www.thenational.academy/ website where there are hundreds of lessons for you to ‘dip’ into.


Remember, your learning is your responsibility – work hard, don’t give up and remember to share your work with me!


Maths – Today we will recap on 4 digit numbers. Complete this lesson and the activities on Education City to make sure you can identify the value of the digits in a 4 digit number., https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/identifying-values-in-four-digit-numbers-68r38e

English – Recap on the word classes using this lesson – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-word-classes-61gp6t

Then continue to learn our model text. The Manor House Can you think of actions for the text? Can you remember the text?  You could always video yourself reading the story.

Spellings – your spellings are below. Practise them each day.

Reading Comprehension – choose one of the reading comprehensions on Education City


Maths – Today we are recapping on column subtraction. Use this lesson to help you https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39/articles/zc78srd then complete these problems 4 Digit Column Subtraction

English – What is an expanded noun phrase? Complete this lesson to find out https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-expanded-noun-phrases-ccwk8d Once you have completed this lesson, continue to practise the text. Can you find any expanded noun phrases in the text? The Manor House

Spellings – continue to learn your spellings. Remember the look, read, cover, write and check method!

Reading Comprehension – choose one of the reading comprehensions on Education City



Maths – Today we are going to complete some mental calculations for subtraction – complete this lesson https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/adding-and-subtracting-using-round-and-adjust-6tj3jt

English  – Can you remember what a verb is? Well done, a verb is a doing or a being word! Complete this lesson to explore verbs. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-being-verbs-6mr68r Once you have completed it, continue to learn the text and be a verb spotter! How many verbs can you find? The Manor House

Spellings  – continue to learn your spellings.

Reading Comprehension – choose one of the reading comprehensions on Education City



Maths – Today we are exploring the relationship between finding the difference and subtraction. Complete this lesson and work on the activities. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/using-an-adding-on-strategy-to-find-the-difference-c8vk6d

English – recite the text – can you remember the text? Can you spot the nouns and verbs? Draw your own story map for the text! Share this with me once you are finished.

Spellings – continue to learn your spellings.

Reading Comprehension – choose one of the reading comprehensions on Education City


Maths – Today we are looking at using bar models to solve problems. Complete this lesson to help your understanding. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/using-bar-models-to-solve-word-problems-part-1-69jkgt

English – Re-read the story. Think about the text. What do you like and dislike about the text? What does this story remind you of? Have you watched any films or read any books that are similar? What questions do you have? What else would you like to find out? Complete the grid. Story discussion grid

Spellings – Spelling Test Time! Have you learnt your spellings? Ask a grown up to test you. Let me know how you get on!

Reading Comprehension – choose one of the reading comprehensions on Education City



Recap on how to spell the /shun/ ending – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/zyv4qhv

Then practise these words each day.



Our other lessons…


We are continuing to learn about sound. Last week we discovered how sound is made – if you need to, recap this concept using this lesson – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-sound-chh30r

This week we will be exploring pitch – take a look at this website to find out what pitch is – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zgffr82/articles/z3j3jty

Complete this lesson on pitch and frequency – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-pitch-and-frequency-6gr64t

Making sounds with different pitches – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/ztptsbk

Exploring higher and lower sounds – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zsqw2hv

If you have any musical instruments at home, explore how you can change the pitch (make high and low sounds).


Before you start this week’s lesson, can you remember the difference between physical and human geography? Have a go at this game to see if you can sort the different landmarks and places? https://wordwall.net/resource/58780/geography/physical-or-human-geography 

This week we will be exploring the amazing historical monument, Stonehenge. Investigate this amazing stone structure and see what you can find out. here are some videos and websites to help you.



Take this virtual tour of the stones – https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/stonehenge/history-and-stories/stonehenge360/ 

Watch this video then write your own story about how the stones got there!



Don’t forget to share your completed work with me. Take care and stay safe!


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