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Pre School Unit – 3 years+

Our pre school room accommodates 24 children aged 3 to 5 years and is made up of many well-resourced areas that reflect the real world. The room is currently ran by a qualified teacher and although the emphasis is still strongly on learning through play, your childs day may become slightly more structured to prepare them for school. Your child will have access to the large outdoor play area shared with the toddlers.
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8:00 – 9:00 amBreakfast (trolley out at 9:00 am)
9:00 – 9:20 amGood Morning group time
9:30 – 11:00 amIndoor & outdoor continuous provision,
Adult-led activities
Letters and Sounds sessions
Dough disco (small group)
10:00 – 10:30 amHandwashing and rolling Snack time (4 at a time)
11:20 amTidy time
11:30 amSongs followed by handwashing
12:00 pmDinner Time followed by indoor & outdoor continuous provision
12:40 pmStory on the carpet/outdoor play
1:00 pmMorning session ends and afternoon session begins
1:00 – 1:20 pmAfternoon Group time
1:20 – 1:20 pmGood Afternoon Group-time (if there are afternoon session chn)
1:30 – 2:15 pmIndoor & outdoor continuous provision,
Adult-led activities
Letters and Sounds sessions
Dough disco (small group)
2:30 – 2:45 pmTidy time followed by whole group activity such as maths, number songs and activities around children’s interests
3:00 pmHigh Tea followed by indoor & outdoor continuous provision/children’s choice
3:45 – 5:00 pmIndoor & outdoor continuous provision

Throughout the day every child will access at least one Key Family session where we take part in ‘looking & listening sessions, ‘Let’s Talk’ activities, play games and read stories with our key family indoors and outdoors.
The age restrictions on our three groups are only guidelines and can be flexible. If we feel your child is ready and would benefit from moving into the next group then through consultation with yourselves and availability we will do so.