Key Groups : Kinder

Daily Routine: Kinder (3&4 year olds)

8.30 Opening time for extended day children, early staff arrive. Staff greeting children and setting up garden
8.40-9.00 All children have breakfast in the toddler room in their wing. Staff setting up inside
8.45 Teacher TLs setting up inside and finishing garden
9.10 Breakfast finished, Children playing inside and out
9.30 -9.40 Core day children arrive & late shift staff start, Children playing inside and out. Staff greeting children either in base room or garden near wing
9.45-9.55 Key group time in base rooms
10.00-11.40 Key group focus activities either inside or outside led by key person-
10.30 Snack available
11.40 Tidy up time and preparing room for lunch, children set tables, re set for afternoon
12.00 Language group time
12.15 Washing hands and singing and rhyme time  with key persons
12.30- Lunch
1.15 Bathroom and tidying
1.30 -2.40  ‘What if’ play experiences inside & garden
2.30 Snack time
2.40 or 2.30? Tidy up time – but also  encouraging children to tidy up as they go
3.00 Key group time
3.15 Core day children start to leave
3.25 Extended day children go to garden/inside
3.30 All core day children have left, staff in review meeting, rotated staff with extended day children
4.00 Early staff leave, children have tea together in wing
4.30-45 Inside toddler rooms or garden
5.15 Children inside and tidy up time. Parents are encouraged to arrive by 5.25 pm to ensure that they get feedback..
5.30 Centre closed


Phone: 020 7520 0385
Fax: 020 7520 0386
49 Mecklenburgh Square
London WC1N 2NY