Castle Nursery School,
Out of School and Holiday Club
A unique blend of professional childcare and education that lays a foundation for life long learning
Tel: 01926 851821

A Typical Day at Castle

Children at Castle Nursery enjoy a balanced routine of free choice and structured activities, which are specifically designed to support their physical, personal, social, emotional and educational development.  

All sessions are planned thoughtfully by staff with the individual needs and interests of the children in mind and according to the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. Below is an example of a typical day at Castle Nursery School.

07.45 - 09.00 Children are welcomed by staff and friends and settle in with free choice play
09.00 - 09.15 Session begins with news and topic discussions in circle time
09.15 - 10.30

Fun-filled activities in each area of learning including: arts & crafts, role-play, science & discovery, touch screen computers, language & literacy, maths, cooking, games and toys – indoors and outdoors


10.30 - 10.45  The children enjoy themed stories and rhymes on the carpet
10.45 - 11.00 Morning snacks and drinks followed by free choice books
11.00 - 11.30 Everyone joins in with fun music, drama and dance or focused group activities.         
11.30 - 12.00 Physical play in outdoor playground where we climb, balance, ride, make obstacle courses, enjoy ball games and the parachute.
12.00 - 12.30 We say goodbye to the morning children and enjoy our school dinners or packed lunches
12.30 - 12.45

Afternoon session begins by chatting about news and our topic in circle time


12.45 – 13.45 More creating, exploring and discovery through play

13.45 – 14.00

Afternoon stories and rhymes
14.00 – 14.15 Relax with afternoon snacks and drinks and free choice books
14.15 – 15.45 We dance, sing and make music together
15.45 - 16.30

More outdoor fun activities


16.30 – 18.00 Home time for some, the rest play outside and inside and then enjoy tea and relax with books, games and activities until parents arrive.
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