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Here's a guide to a typical day in our Kindergarten and Reception class. 

Please also refer to our information on arriving, drop-off and collection.

Kindergarten

Time Kindergarten Morning
8.20 Register
8.30 - 9.30

Child initiated learning/rolling snack

9.30 - 9.50

Carpet time/Phonics

9.50 - 11.00

Child initiated learning or guided activity. May include specialist teaching e.g. Music or Gym

11.00 - 11.30

Tidy up. Carpet time to celebrate and share learning, story time

11.30 - 12.00

Lunch (Part time children finish at 12:00)

12.-00 - 12.20

Register/quiet reading/Carpet time 

Time Kindergarten Afternoon
12.20 - 1.20 

Indoor/Outdoor play: child initiated

1.20 - 2.00

Child initiated learning or guided activities such as creative crafts, digital learning. May include specialist teaching e.g. languages, Gym, Library visit.

2.00 - 2.20

Tidy up and snack

2.20 - 3.00

Guided activities e.g table top, problem solving games and puzzles

3.00 - 3.15

Story time and or sharing time for children to show things they have made, or ideas they would like to do next time they come.

3.15

End of day

Reception

Time Reception Morning
8.20 Register
8.30 - 10.10

Whole class carpet time followed by child initiated learning/adult directed activities

10.10 - 10.30

Snack time and circle time

10.30 - 10.50

Playtime in the EY playground

10.50 - 11.30

Learning to read and write with Read, Write Inc or Big Gym

11.30 - 12.50

Lunch and outdoor play in Pre­-Prep playground 

Time  Reception Afternoon 
12.50 - 2.45 Register and carpet time, then child initiated learning and guided activities. May include specialist teaching e.g. music, Little Gym or Library visit
2.45 - 3.15

Tidy up and end of the day story time

3.15 

End of day

 

Arriving and collecting