Menu

Orchard Infant School

Google Services

Search

Search

Translate

Translate
We still have places available for children starting school in Year R in September. Please go to our “Admissions” page under our “Key Info” tab to make a “late” application.

Daily Structure in Year R

A Typical Day in Early Years (Year R)

8:45

Children welcomed in to the classroom – initially in the Autumn term, they come in and ‘Busy Bee’, which is where they choose what they want to play. As the children begin to settle, we gradually introduce ‘morning jobs’ for children to come in and get on with.

9:00

Register and make lunch selection

9:05

Calendar work – this is an opportunity to talk about the day and months, and celebrate any birthdays.

9:10

Wriggly Writers – children begin to watch and learn our ‘Wake up, Shake up’ song, and take part in activities to strengthen their fine and gross motor skills.

9:20

Phonics

9:35

Busy Bee time – children can choose their learning through play. At this point, the class teacher will work with children in small groups, focusing on reading and writing activities

10:30

Snack and story time in family groups

10:40

Continue with Busy Bee time

11:20

Family Group time – opportunity to focus on speaking and listening, personal, social and emotional development in smaller group sessions.

11:30

Children will have tidied up and washed their hands ready for lunch.

11:35/11:40

Lunch in the hall. They go as a year group and their lunchtime supervisor. Class teachers also stay for the first half term, to settle children and support them where necessary.

12:40

Afternoon register

12: 45

Maths – this will begin with counting songs, number recognition and focus on a specific skill.

1:00

Busy Bee time/ Adult focus on a number related activity with children in small groups.

2:30

Tidy up time

2:45

Children to prepare for home. Golden Clipboard ‘Story of the day’

3:05

End of the day – children go home

 

 

Top