6 Ra II



Welcome to Ra II Class

Read more about how we became Ra II class

In 1970 Thor Heyerdahl (a Norwegian) built his second boat made of papyrus reeds. In England we have river reeds and bulrushes similar to those found in Egypt. They are long, hollow strands that can be dried and tied together to form the hull of a boat. If you go for a walk along Riverside Park in Southampton, you will see reeds and bulrushes growing by the water.

Thor Heyerdahl was trying to prove that people used the materials available to them and built boats that they could sail across oceans to visit and settle in other countries. These boats were originally made by Egyptians who used reeds as they were more readily available and in greater abundance than trees.

After our discussion and examining the Ra ships, children in 2B decided that Thor Heyerdahl carried out a very interesting experiment and must have been a brave and courageous adventurer. He was interested in making us think about how clever and skilful our ancestors were and also how intelligent and practical we must be. 2B were also fascinated by the name of RA 2 as they are in a YR 2 class at the moment.

News


News for school year 2019-20


Newsletter 6 – Christmas 2019
Here is a copy, including an audio version, of Newsletter 5, for the 2019/2020 School Year. This was originally sent…

Year 6 Spring Production Songs
Here are the songs to be practised for our spring performance, Wind in the Willows

Newsletter 5 – December 2019
Here is a copy, including an audio version, of Newsletter 5, for the 2019/2020 School Year. This was originally sent…

Newsletter 4 – November 2019
Here is a copy, including an audio version, of Newsletter 4, for the 2019/2020 School Year. This was originally sent…

Year 6 SATs Information for Parents
Please find attached a copy of the information shared at the SATs meeting held on Monday this week. For top…

Year 6 Curriculum Overview
Please find attached the Curriculum Overview for 2019/2020 in Year 6 Let's have another year of amazing learning! Year 5 Curriculum Overview 2018-2019


Homework


Classwork for school year 2019-20


Year 6 Spring Production Songs
Here are the songs to be practised for our spring performance, Wind in the Willows

Year 6 Homework – Due 29/1/20
Hello Year 6! This weeks homework is prop making for our fast approaching production. We have asked children to get…

Times Tables Rockstars
In either paper form or online, Times Tables Rock Stars (TTRS) is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables…

Classwork for school year 2017-18


The Cherbourg Primary Number Fact Challenge!
Since the introduction of the new National Curriculum in 2013, there has been a greater emphasis placed on children knowing…

Helping Your Child to Learn Maths at Home
Things you could do at home to support your child learning maths.

Classwork for school year 2016-17


The Cherbourg Primary Times Table Challenge!
Since the changes to the National Curriculum in 2014, there has been a big emphasis on children learning their times…


Curriculum


Curriculum for school year 2019-20


Year 6 Curriculum Overview
Please find attached the Curriculum Overview for 2019/2020 in Year 6 Let's have another year of amazing learning! Year 5 Curriculum Overview 2018-2019


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