Full and part time day care for children aged 2-5 years old

Daily Routine

The Nursery offers a varied timetable and mealtime schhedule. Click to see examples of what we offer.

8.30 Nursery Opens
The children arrive in the main room. This is an opportunity for staff to greet the parents and children, encouraging them to settle before they leave. There are activities for the children to choose from.

8.45 Registration
An opportunity for the children to discuss the weather, any news they may have, share a prayer and listen to a story.

9.00 Bathroom Time

The children are given the opportunity to use the bathroom at regular intervals.

9.10 Snack Time
The children are offered milk or water with a selection of fresh fruit, bread sticks and rice cakes.

9.30 Main Activity Session
The children work in small groups with a member of staff on a variety of adult led activities or choose child
initiated activities to help their development in all areas.

11.00 Singing and Rhyme time/ Physical session
The children are split into smaller groups for physical session and rhyme time.

11.30 Bathroom Time

11.45 Dinner Time
Our experienced cook freshly prepares a cooked midday meal and the children interact with their friends
during mealtime.

12.30 Register, Stories and Discussion Time
A social time for children to enjoy listening to stories and participate in group discussion.

12.45 Physical Activities
Chances to enhance their large motor skills. Activities include, music and movement, bikes, climbing frame
and a session outside.

1.30 Afternoon Registration
An opportunity for the children to discuss the weather, any news they may have, share a prayer and listen to a story.

1.45 Bathroom Time
The children are given the opportunity to use the bathroom at regular intervals.

1.55 Snack Time
The children are offered milk or water with a selection of fresh fruit, bread sticks and rice cakes.

2.15 Main Activity Session
See morning session for details.

4.10 Large group singing and rhyme time

4.30 Afternoon Tea
A freshly prepared light tea.

4.45 Table top and Floor Activities
Children are encouraged to choose activities while waiting to be collected by their parent or carer.

5.30 Nursery Closes


Meals and Snacks at the Nursery

At the nursery we follow a Healthy Eating plan in order to provide the children with a balanced diet that is essential for their growth and teeth. Snacks in-between meals are healthy and don't contain sugar. We discourage the children from bringing their own sweets and snacks to the nursery.

We offer the children water or milk with a selection of fresh fruit, breadsticks and rice cakes for their morning and afternoon snack. Lunch at 11.45 comprises of a cooked midday meal with a dessert and at 4.30pm a light afternoon tea, all prepared daily by our experienced cook, inclusive in the fees.

We also cater for any special dietary needs your child may have.

Example Menu

Monday Cheese &Tomato Pasta,
Whole meal rolls
Banana’s & custard
Fruit and Carrot sticks
Cheese crackers
Tuesday Sweet and sour chicken,
Rice
Fruit cocktail
evaporated milk
Ham and cheese
pitta bread
Wednesday Chicken Pie
Roast potatoes
Sweet corn/peas
Biscuit Delight Beans on Toast
Thursday Toad in the Hole
Potatoes
Seasonal vegetables
Rice Pudding Pizza
Fruit
Friday

Jacket Potatoes
Cheese
Beans

Fruit Crumble
Custard

Selection of
Sandwiches and
fruit

Water is always freely available during the day.

We also include meals from different cultures and encourage the children to try all meals.
Vegetarian options always available.

Birthdays
On the children's Birthdays we supply a Birthday Dinner with Jelly and Ice Cream. The parents can supply a Birthday Cake.

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