The following example of a typical pre-school day is a guide as routines are flexible to allow for focussed activities and experiences, individual children’s interest and developmental needs as well as spontaneous play.
|08.00 - 09.10||
Meet and greet parents and children.Breakfast time/ free play indoors and outdoors
|09.10 - 09.30||Circle time / register|
|09.30 - 10.00||Outdoor play|
|10.00 - 11.45||Planned experiences and free play indoors and outdoors. Includes rolling snack.|
|11.45 - 12.00||Tidying up time.|
|12.30 - 13.00||Quiet time and story time.|
|13.30 - 15.00||Planned experiences and free play indoors and outdoors.|
|15.00 - 15.15||Tidying up time|
|15.15 - 15.30||Circle time|
|15.30 - 16.00||Tea|
|16.00 - 16.30||Story time|
|16.30 - 18.00||Indoor / outdoor free play. Home time - practicioners hand over to parents about child's day.|
Activities and experiences are planned in line with the principles of the Foundation Stage Early Years curriculum focusing on each child's interests, needs and stage of development. Information provided by parents and observations by practitioners help to build a picture of each child’s interests and developmental needs. Activities are both child and adult lead.