Girls at Nursery

Day in the life of Nursery

A typical day in the life of a Nursery child:

8:20–8:45 Busy Fingers – activities to strengthen hands and fingers
8:45–9:00 Welcome and Register, Nursery jobs, Daily Routine, Weather, Days of the Week
9:00–9:30 Adult led activity including Jolly Phonics, French, Maths, Literacy, Outdoor Learning
9:30–10:20 Outside Child Initiated Learning, (ChIL)
10:20–10:50 Snack Time – healthy snack provided
10:50–11:00 Daily Singing Time
11:00–11:30 Inside Child Initiated Learning, (ChIL), twice a week Music lessons with a specialist teacher, once a week PE with a specialist teacher
11:30–11:45 Story time, Star of the Day, ‘What’s Next’ certificates, Music and Movement
11:45-12.00 Quiet reading and story time
12:00 Morning only children dismissal, lunch for those staying

The Afternoon Session runs daily and follows a similar routine to the Morning Session.

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28 Douglas Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2ES
St Hilda's Harpenden
We have limited places remaining for Reception entry in September 2022.
If you would like to find out more about Reception at St Hilda’s, please contact our Admissions Officer via or call us on 01582 712307.