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Pre-School Typical Routine

7.00am

Welcome And Early Morning Session
During this time children are welcomed by staff and are served their breakfast. Children have access to resources of their choice.

8.00am

Welcome & Free Play
Our full day begins all children start to arrive and are welcomed into the 3-5's unit. The children self register their names and are invited to choose their free play activities.

9.00am

Focus Activities begin
The children are gathered together and staff engage the children with discussions about the day. The children begin their topic related activities in earnest and all are encouraged to participate. Some Children work in small groups with an adult and remaining children have the choice of activities such as role play, construction, mark making and painting, there is a host of free play activities to choose from. In addition the children have the opportunity to eat mid morning at the Snack Bar.

Outdoor provision is included during this time and adults provide a focus activity in this area also.

12.00pm

Lunch
During our lunch time period the children enjoy a healthy range of foods, which they are encouraged to serve for themselves. After lunch children have outdoor provision just as they would at school!

1.00pm

Focus Activities Begin
The children are gathered together and staff engage the children with discussions about the day and self-registration takes place. The children begin their topic related activities in earnest and all are encouraged to participate. Some Children work in small groups with an adult and remaining children have the choice of activities such as role play, construction, mark making and painting, there is a host of free play activities to choose from. Outdoor provision is included during this time and adults provide a focus activity in this area also.

3.30pm

Carpet Time/Circle Time
The children are brought together and enjoy a range of activities such as stories, songs and group discussion reflecting upon the afternoon's activities.

4.00pm

Tea Time
During this time the children are able to access the Tea Bar where they are encouraged to serve themselves with the support of an adult. The Children have access to Free Play and self-choice activities. Outdoor provision is again accessed where the weather permits.

6.00pm

Nursery Closes
Children are collected by parents and say goodbye for the day, collecting their precious items to take home.

6.00pm
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7.00pm
 


Evening Session
For children who remain for our evening hour extra refreshments are available. Children also have access to a variety of resources and free play. Children are collected by parents and say goodbye until the next time!

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