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A day in Our Nursery

We offer full-time and part-time educational provision for our children.  Places might be fully-funded, or part-funded depending on family circumstances.

The full time day:

Doors open at 8.30am to 8.40am for a flexible drop off

Session finishes at 3.30pm

We are currently exploring wraparound care from September 2021, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm.  Please express an interest in wraparound care here.

The part-time day:

Morning session

Doors open at 8.20 to 8.40am for a flexible drop off

Session finishes at 11.30am

Afternoon session

Doors open at 12.30pm to 12.40pm for a flexible drop off

Session finishes at 3.30pm
A typical Nursery day will include the following learning opportunities:

A typical Nursery day will include the following learning opportunities:

Arrival, welcome and registration

Phonics lesson (20 minutes, two sessions in a full-time day)

  • Phase 1 phonics learning including sound discrimination, rhyme, rhythm, alliteration, body percussion and voice sounds   

 

Play and explore sessions (majority of the learning time)   

  • Activities are set up both inside and outside of the Nursery that are carefully planned to support learning
  • Adults support and scaffold the learning during this time
  • In the moment interventions take place to support individual children’s development 

 

Adult led learning activities (four in a fulltime day) 

  • This learning includes three Mathematics lessons per week, Understanding the World, RE, PSHE, Literacy and Music*

* Music sessions are taught by our resident music specialist.

 

Home time routine and reflection time