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Typical Day

Please note that this timetable is not concrete, we are very flexible and work with the children’s interest and desires, and it is our policy to allow the children to direct our learning at times.

  • 08.00 – 08.45 Breakfast
  • 09.00 – 09.15 Welcome and meet and greet
  • 09.15 – 10.00 Free play
  • 10.30 – 10.45 Snack time
  • 10.45 – 12.00 Early Years Foundation Activities
  • 12.00 – 13.00 LUNCH
  • 13.15 – 14.30 Rest period
  • 14.30 – 16.00 Outdoor Play
  • 16.00 – 17.00 Tea time
  • 17.00 – 18.00 Wind down time – Story time, singing and signing
  • 18.00 – 19.00 Quiet time and farewell

The above is a snap shot of one day out of five; the children will be using musical instruments, dancing, painting, cooking, baking, and arts and crafts and also taking part in topical discussions. We also visit local parks, farms and children centres.


Sample Menu

Week One: Lunch Tea & Desert

  • Monday lunch- Warm Rice salad & Seasonal fruit salad
  • Monday tea – Spanish omelette & bread
  • Tuesday lunch – Pasta tomato sauce & veg & ice cream
  • Tuesday tea – Vegetable soup
  • Wednesday lunch- Macaroni cheese&, salad Baked sponge cake & custard
  • Wednesday tea – Selection of sandwiches
  • Thursday lunch – Couscous with roasted vegetables & exotic fruit salad
  • Thursday tea – Sundried ravioli with pesto
  • Friday lunch – Potato wedges beans & cheese, Sliced bananas & fromage frais
  • Friday tea – Tomato soup & Focaccia bread

Week Two: Lunch, Tea & Desert

  • Monday lunch – Chicken & rice and vegetables & Seasonal fruit salad
  • Monday tea – Toasted cheese sandwich
  • Tuesday lunch- Lasagne (meat or veg) with mixed Green salad, Jelly & fruit
  • Tuesday tea – Vegetable soup with bruschetta
  • Wednesday lunch – New Potato & French bean salad and Bread & butter pudding
  • Wednesday tea – Beans on Granary/wholemeal toast
  • Thursday lunch – Vegetable Pizza with salad and steamed pudding & custard
  • Thursday tea – Toasted pitta bread with vegetables and dips,
  • Friday lunch – Spaghetti bolognese & Fruit smoothie
  • Friday tea – Poached eggs on bruschetta with mixed green salad

(Only water (Britta filtered) is offered to drink. All meals are home made and freshly prepared each day. Healthy eating and food hygiene is regularly discussed with the children.)