Daily Routine

A typical day in St Bernards Nursery.

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

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

9.20 Main Activity Session 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.

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11.15 Singing and Rhyme time/ Physical session children choose songs and rhymes during a large group session.

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 social time for children to enjoy listening to stories and participate in group discussion.

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

1.30 Afternoon Registration

1.55 Snack Time 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 Singing and rhyme time children choose songs and rhymes during a large group session.

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


Mealtimes

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 inbetween 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

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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.