Heron Cross Primary School
Grove Road, Heron Cross
Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 4LJ

Tel: 01782 233565

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Daily Routine

 Nursery Daily Routine

 

8:45am – Nursery doors open.

Children hang their coats up and self register.

Welcome song, special helpers nominated and days of the week song. 

9:00 - Phonics in Key Worker groups

9:30 – Free choice, indoor and outdoor, with directed and independent activities offered. 

10:10 – Playtime

10:25 - Free choice, indoor and outdoor, with directed and independent activities offered. 

11:15 – Preparation for lunch. 

11:30 - Lunch in the dining hall

12:00 – Outdoor play

12:30 –Key worker groups– Counting Kids (daily maths session)

1:00 – Free choice, indoor and outdoor, with directed and independent activities offered. 

2:20 - Tidy up and circle time. This is when we complete our sticker charts for the day and share stories, songs or news. 

2:35 - Get ready for home time. 

2:50 - Gates and door open for home time. ( Usually 3:00, after the induction period) 

 

This routine is a summary of a general day

 

  • Children take part in our whole school attendance assembly on a Monday and celebration assembly every Friday 10:15-10:30a.m

 

  • Independent and directed activities are offered free flow, both indoor and outdoor

 

  • Phonics is taught daily in small groups

 

  • Daily maths is taught daily in small groups

 

  • Children join together for whole class story/singing sessions twice weekly

 

  • Toast/water and milk is available in the morning.  Fruit and water is available in the afternoon