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Class 1 - Recp and Year 1 - Alps Class

Welcome to Alps Class: Reception and Year 1


We are Alps class, the younger children at Lady Seawards Primary School. In Alps class, the children enjoy exploring, investigating and learning through their hands on activities and play. We have a range of activities out daily for the children to enjoy these include construction, small world, role play, writing, fine and gross motor skills, maths, art and the outside environment to name a few. We love to take our learning outside the classroom and explore the world around us. Children are encouraged practise their communication skills and use exciting vocabulary while learning. We have a 'Word of the Week' that the children always love to try and use, this is helping to expand the children's vocabulary and understanding of new words. 

If you would like to know more about the EYFS curriculum and what we offer here at Lady Seawards, please click the link below to take you to our site page. 

EYFS Reforms Parent Workshop

There is a virtual meeting on the 23rd September for EYFS and Pre-School parents. This is to give you some information on the EYFS curriculum and the changes that have happened this year. You should have received an email from the office with the link. If you have not got this, please contact us at school. 

EYFS Reforms Parent Presentation

Thursday 21st October 

What an incredible start to the school year we have had in Alps Class! The children’s learning behaviours have been exceptional and they have all enjoyed a range of learning experiences! We have been learning our song ‘Big Red Combine Harvester’ that we enjoyed performing this morning at the Harvest service. The children in Alps have also loved our Art activities over the last few weeks, mark making in a range of different ways and then producing art work in the style of ‘Mondrian’. We are looking forward to having another positive half term after the break!


Alps Class Love Learning

We made and tried our own Jam Sandwiches!

September 24th 2021

Alps class have been exploring numbers in maths this week. The reception children have looked at finding 1 and 2. Here is a fives frame with 1 of each different object from outside in it! The year 1 children have been looking at representing 10s and 1s and we have learnt that one 10 is equal to 10 ones! Alps class have also thoroughly enjoyed our art this week where we learnt about colour mixing and what different colours we can make!

September 17th 2021

Alps class have had another fantastic week of learning at school. They have enjoyed collecting house points for all their efforts in learning and behaviour. On Monday, we went to the garden to explore the world around us and we identified many plants and some children learnt some new plants names. We have also been thinking about ourselves and our families. The children have all created a fantastic self-portrait using line pencil drawings and paint which will be displayed in our classroom next week. Today, the children have loved working with Class 4 to share stories together and meet other children in the school. 

September 10th 2021

Alps Class have had a super first week at school. We have welcomed our new reception children to Lady Seawards and the year 1 children have proved themselves to be fantastic role models. We have been learning through our play with a range of fun and exciting learning opportunities. In class, we have been talking about what we would like to learn this year and explored the idea of 'it's not that we can't do something, it's that we can't do it yet', using the story 'Giraffes can't dance' to support our learning. 

What are we learning? Autumn 2021