Timetable

“Children’s individual needs are reflected in all aspects of the daily routine and organisation ensuring all are included and enjoy participating at their own pace.”
Ofsted report 2009

Example timetable

08.00 – 08.30 Arrival and breakfast (if required).
08.30 – 09.00 Active learning e.g. construction, imaginative, manipulative and messy play.
09.00 – 10.00 Morning welcome, registration, fruit bowl, and news time.
10.00 – 10.15 Small group story time with interactive story box or props, milk and fruit time.
10.15 – 11.00 Structured activities e.g. cooking, art and craft, group games, extended learning sessions (1-1 and small groups) and active learning.
10.30 – 11.00 Outdoor play…using bikes, balls, playing games, climbing frames and discovery time in the garden – digging, planting and nurturing flowers and vegetables.
11.00 – 11.30 Interactive music and movement: including singing time with guitar, musical instruments, puppets, dance.  Wash hands for lunch. Reset of nursery table top activities, children are encouraged to help tidy away. 
11.30 – 12.00 LUNCH TIME followed by sleep / quiet time.
13.00 A.M. session ends – P.M. session begins.
13.15 – 13.30 Afternoon circle time, including register; focusing on the environment; current topics and children’s individual interests; providing opportunities to encourage the children to express themselves appropriately and with confidence.
13.30 – 14.30 Structured activities e.g. cooking, art and craft, group games, extended learning sessions (1-1 and small groups) and active learning.
14.30 – 15.00 Tidy up with children’s help. Large group activities e.g. singing time with guitar, noisy lotto, puppet show and story, music and movement, drama. Wash hands for tea.
15.00 – 15.30 TEA TIME
15.30 – 16.00 Reset of nursery equipment and activities; stories and rhymes.Physical activity e.g. football, cricket, obstacle course.
17.00 – 17.50 Milk and fruit followed by listening story (CD), parachute activities,   circle games
17.50-18.00 Close

Learning through play