1. Starting of day (07h00-07h50)

  • Receiving / Greeting parents
  • Creative activities (no guidance needed)
  • Singing, listening, fantasy play, educational toys and reading
  • Medical check-up.  Record medicine requirements

 

2. Tidy up/Toilet routine (7h50-08h00)

  • Hygiene/ independence as life skills
  • Use of duty chart and groups to tidy up

 

3. Breakfast (pleasant atmosphere) (08h00-08h20)

  • Food (dished up by teacher)
  • Take care of life skills
  • Wait for each other, say grace and eat together

 

4. Tidy up (tables and children) (08h20-08h30)

Wipe tables and children’s hands and faces

 

5. Group Activity 1 (08h30-08h50)

  • Religious practice or instruction
  • News from the children (2 – 4 children)
  • Weather/ Register

 

6. Music / Drama / Gross Motor Activities (08h50-09h10)

 

7. Group Activity 2 – Free play outside (Hats + sun screen)  (09h10-10h15)

  • The outside area is an extension of the classroom.
  • The terrain is divided into different learning areas such as sandpit, water area etc. where teachers supervise and give guidance.  There areas are planned weekly.

 

8. Tidy up/Toilet routine/Snacks (10h15-10h40)

 

9. Group Activity 3 (10h40-11h00)

  • Theme discussion
  • Maths
  • Sciences

 

10. Freeplay inside (11h00-12h00)

  • Individual attention to toddlers.
  • Teachers work in groups of 6 at individual stations.
  • Teachers become involved with groups of playing children.
  • Assistants (if available) will be involved with other learning stations.
  • All activities must be planned weekly.
  • Guided activity or project.

 

11. Tidy up/Toilet routine  (12h00-12h10)

 

12. Group Activity 3 (12h10-12h30)

  • Literacy / Story
  • Preparing for lunch

 

 

13. Lunch (Pleasant atmosphere) (12h30-12h45)

 

14. Tidy up/Toilet routine (12h45-12h50)

  • Wipe faces
  • Pack out mattresses
  • Children are encouraged to settle down quietly

 

15. Group Activity 4 (12h50-13h00)

Story reading/calming activity

 

16. Rest and Sleep (13h00-13h50)

  • Children can listen to restful music/songs/rhymes while lying down.
  • Assistants on lunch unless otherwise arranged
  • There must be silence – no noise
  • All children rest/sleep
  • Teachers do assessments
  • Complete message booklets if necessary

 

17. Wake up + Toilet routine (13h50-14h00)

  • Sun screen/hats
  • Make sure child’s belongings are in their bag
  • Assistants on duty – outside

 

18. Classroom prep  (14h00-14h15)

Teachers make sure everything is ready for next day

 

19. Afternoon programme  (14h15-17h00)

  • Professional staff leave at 14h15
  • The afternoon programme is not intense as the morning programme.
  • Assistants (under guidance of Romana – Aftercare Supervisor) supervise various basic stations such as sandpit + climbing apparatus.
  • Parents fetch children at various times and are assisted by the afternoon staff.

 

20. Snack Time (15h00 – 15h15)

  • Wash hands and sit in groups
  • Assistants hand out sandwiches and fruit

 

21. Tidy up (16h30)

  • Children tidy up outside
  • Move inside where the children are kept occupied with educational toys and activities in one area.

 

22. Entertainment

From 17h15, approved videos are shown

 

23. Closure (18h00)

 

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Office:  012 661 1336                Fax:  012 661 1335                   Aftercare:  082 727 1761

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Principal: Miss Melanie Botha