7.30am Breakfast Club (optional/must be pre-booked and carries additional charge)
8am Arrival for the start of the school day – supervised free play time
8.35am Children are greeted by their teacher – classroom-based activities commence
8.40am Registration – children self-register by finding and placing their name by their picture
9.00am Daily maths lesson – children are supported to build and apply their understanding of number, shape, space and measurements through the provision of frequent and varied opportunities
9.20am Creative time – our Little Aviators explore role play opportunities and have the chance to enjoy a wide range of creative activities. They are encouraged to independently self-select resources and their curiosity is supported and encouraged by our experienced Pre-school team.
10am Playtime – followed by a healthy snack and a drink (milk or water) whilst listening to a story
10.40am Phonics – children have the opportunity to hear, identify and manipulate sounds laying the foundation for them to deconstruct words as they learn to read. Our phonics programme is fun and interactive, using stories, games and picture cards.
11am Playtime – followed by a cooked lunch in our school hall and time in the playground
1.15pm Topic related afternoon session – these sessions include a choice of creative activities designed to promote sensory and imaginative learning. At the end of the school day the children are encouraged to tidy up their environment before we settle down for a story.
3.20pm Home time
Our Little Aviators benefit from creative spaces to enhance their curiosity, including our bright and colourful Pre-school classroom, our Innovation Station and Cookery Corner, and our dedicated outdoor classroom. There are many opportunities for play-based learning alongside our teacher-led phonics and maths sessions. In addition, the children swim each week and enjoy PE sessions and drama and music lessons with specialist teachers.
"CHILDREN INTERACT CONFIDENTLY WITH OTHER PUPILS AND ADULTS IN THE EYFS, BENEFITING FROM CONSTANT MEANINGFUL DIALOGUE WITH STAFF, FURTHER DEVELOPING THEIR EMERGING SENSE OF SELF. "ISI Inspection, March 2023