Daily Routine

Daily Routine

We have planned a daily routine to help guide us through the day, however this is completely flexible and will be adjusted to the individual needs of children.

Below is an example of the daily routine at our Nursery.

Morning Session

  • 8am - 9.15am Children arrive, greeted, small group work
  • 8.15am - 9am Breakfast
  • 9.15am - 9.30am Circle time (Hello, Days of the Week song, story-telling etc)
  • 9.30am - 9.40am Tooth-brushing (children supported in hand washing) click here to find out more about this scheme
  • 9.40am - 10am Focused Group Time with Key Person
  • 10am - 10.30am Snack(children supported in hand washing)
  • 10am - 11am Free Play (Continuous provision, structured activities, supported by staff)
  • 11am - 11.15am Tidy Up Time (Sing a Long)
  • 11.15am - 11.30am Story-time (songs, rhymes and stories)
  • 11.30am - 12pm Lunch (children supported in hand washing)
  • 12pm Younger Children Nap
  • 12pm - 1pm Free play (Continuous provision, structured activities, supported by staff)
  • 12.50pm - 1pm Morning children prepare to leave, and afternoon children arrive and are greeted

Afternoon Session

  • 1.15pm - 1.30pm Circle time (Hello, Days of the Week song, story-telling etc)
  • 1.30pm - 2pm Focused Group Time with Key Person
  • 2pm - 2.30pm Snack
  • 2.30pm - 2.40pm Tooth brushing (children supported in hand washing) click here to find out more about this scheme
  • 2.40pm - 3.30pm Free play (Continuous provision, structured activities, supported by staff)
  • 3.30pm - 3.45pm Tidy Up Time (Sing a Long)
  • 3.45pm - 4pm Story-time (songs, rhymes and stories)
  • 4pm - 4.30pm Tea Time (children supported in hand washing)
  • 4.30pm - 5.15pm Free play (Continuous provision, structured activities, supported by staff)
  • 5.15pm - 5.30pm Tidy Up Time (Sing a Long)
  • 5.30pm - 6pm Story-time, small group work and children prepare to go home