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Daily Routine: A Typical Day at Brambles


Example Timetable

 Time Event
8:55 am   Brambles opens its doors. Parents/carers sign in their child on arrival. Registration is taken, and children enjoy news time 

9:15 am to 11:00 am
Staff support children's learning and development through a range of indoor and outdoor play based activities. Children can play freely with self chosen resources. 

The snack bar (food provided) is open from 9.30am to 10.30am and children choose when to come to the table to have this.

Everyone helps to tidy up and we come  together for story and singing. 
11:15 am to 11:40 am
We may have a PE or a music and movement session over in the school hall.  We may enjoy the bikes and scooters or balls and hoops in the playground.  We may play some letters and sounds games. We always plan around the needs and interests of the children we have in each day. 

11:40 am to 11:50 amTime to talk about our day, share news, sing together or perhaps enjoy another story.
11:55 amWe say goodbye to those going home, welcome children attending the afternoon session and prepare for lunch.

12:00 pm to 12.55 pm or 2:55 pm

12:55 pm

2:55 pm
Lunch club and quiet activities such as books, colouring and puzzles. Then on to Child or Adult initiated activities

Parents/carers of morning children who attend Lunch Club arrive and sign their child out on the register 
End of Nursery Day.

Lunch club

When collecting your child at 12:55 pm, please stay outside the school gates until you see our doors open as Thorns children may be playing in the playground.

Please remember to bring a packed lunch if your child is staying to lunch club. 

Full day sessions: We are now open every afternoon until 2:55 pm.

Between 12:55 pm and 2:55 pm the children engage in structured play both inside and out, and also participate in small group work.

At 2:45 pm everybody helps to tidy away and then there is group time for stories, singing or show & tell. The doors will then be opened at 2:55 pm for parents/carers to collect their children and speak to the staff (if required).



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