Thames View Primary School

Learning, friendship and fun - for EVERYONE!

Thames View Primary School

Learning, friendship and fun - for EVERYONE!


Welcome to Opal Class

Teacher: Mrs Elliott
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Brown



The Opal Apple.
The Opal is a modern apple derived from the Topaz apple and is cultivated in Czechoslovakia. The Opal grows best in warm, dry conditions and is said to be disease resistant. It’s golden, yellow flush hides a tart, yellow flesh.





Term 5

           "Warriors of War"          




Children to create a Viking helmet or shield.



We hope you have all have a wonderful Easter break, and will be ready for a fresh term.

This term we will be looking at Warriors of War, specifically the Vikings with our work in English linked to this. In Maths we will be continuing with our work on fractions before moving on to learn about time.

We also have a trip this term to Kent Life on Tuesday 7th May. Please ensure that permission slips and money is paid promptly after half term.

During Computing sessions we will be teaching the children research skills to create a factfile about the Vikings.

In Science we will be learning about Light and Shadows.

Outdoor P.E – Athletics

Indoor P.E – Swimming

Please ensure your child has suitable clothing for outdoor PE, with the weather expected to be warmer this term. Please ensure that children have all necessary kit for Swimming.

RE will be based on Sikhism and looking at Gurus.


Thanks for your continued support,

The Year 3 Team.

Some Important Information

Fruit Tuck Shop - Tue, Wed and Thu morning playtimes. 10p per piece or fruit or cup of fruit juice.

Playtime snacks should be fruit only. Children should only have tap water in their water bottles. 

Please can all property and clothing be named, including gloves, hats, PE kits, water bottles etc. There is a black box containing Year 3 lost property in the Year 3 cloakroom area. There is another lost property box outside the main canteen which is also worth checking if children have mislaid their property elsewhere in the school.