9.15 (13.30) Welcome, Settling in, and Registration
We use this time to welcome the children, take group registration and discuss basic concepts such as days of the week, the weather, etc as well as discussing the activities available for that session.
9.30 (13.40) Free Play and Craft Activities
Children play independently or together, engaged in stimulating and ordered activities. The staff spend this time with the children talking, listening, encouraging and assisting if required.
11.00 (14.45) Tidy Up Time
The children are encouraged to participate in tidying up the toys and activities
11.15 (14.55) Carpet Time
All the children join together for songs and rhymes and to listen to a story before going to wash their hands in preparation for snack time.
11.30 (15.05) Snack Time
A sociable time when the children sit together at the table with a practitioner to have a drink of milk or water and a small snack consisting of a selection of fruit, crackers with a choice of spreads. The children are encouraged to be at their ease and to extend their language and communication skills.
11.50 (15.20) Group Circle Time
The children are encouraged to join in with our daily circle time activities which consist of games, obstacle courses, music and movement, dance and drama
12.15 (15:30) Home Time
The session ends with our story of the week. Parents are greeted and welcomed into the hall. We are always happy to talk with parents at this time to discuss any queries or issues.