Below is an example of what a typical day in the Nursery might involve.
The Nursery day begins at 8.50am and finishes at 3.30pm. From 8.30am teachers are available to meet with parents informally to discuss your child’s progress.
09.15am – 10.00am
Teacher directed activity time
Throughout the week each class has a number of lessons which are adult led. This is a time when the teacher prepares a specific literacy, communication, topic or mathematical activity to support the pupil’s general learning.
10.00am – 10.50am
Milk / Fruit / story-time / play-time
10.50am – 11.45am
Teacher-directed activity time
As above. In addition each class has a number of lessons led by specialists. These include Dance, French, Music, P.E and Library.
11.50am – 12.20pm
All pupils go to the School Dining Hall for a choice of hot lunch.
12.45pm – 13.35pm
This is an opportunity for the Nursery to enjoy a session with another class to explore storytelling, French and Music sessions.
1.35pm – 2.15pm
Child initiated activity time
The afternoon session in Nursery is less structured, with a focus on child-initiated play in our indoor and outdoor areas.
2.15pm – 2.45pm
Art / Craft / Project time
2.45pm – 3.00pm
3.00pm – 3.20pm
Story / Song-time