Daily Routine

Hours of Opening: Green Apple Nursery is open 8.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday, throughout the year, excluding Easter Monday. In addition, the Nursery is closed for one week at Christmas. We have an additional option of early drop off from 7.30am.

7.30am-8.00am Early Drop off (Additional cost)- Breakfast will be served from 7.30am-8.15am
8am – 9.00am Children arrive; greet parents, free flow play, snacks/breakfast on offer.
9.00am – 9.15am

9.15am – 9.30am

Welcome Time (sing welcome song, days of the week, weather, “What I want to learn at nursery today”)

Snack Time

9.30am-11.15am Free flow play indoor and outdoors, discussions with children, Planned learning experience time for individual children or small groups.
11.15am – 11.30am Clearing up, washing hands, Group discussions, songs/story time.
11.30am-12.15pm Lunch for all children
12.15pm-1.30pm Toothbrushing & Sleep Time for some children ( children allowed to wake up in own time)
1.30pm – 2.00pm Afternoon children arrive:
2.00pm-2.15pm 

2.15pm-3.00pm

Welcome Time (sing welcome song, days of the week, weather, “What I want to learn at nursery today”)

Free-play indoors and outdoors

3.00-3.15pm  Hand washing, Snacks for those children who are ready for it
3.15pm – 5.30pm Free flow play indoor and outdoors, discussions with children, Planned learning experience time for individual children or small groups.
5.30pm-6pm   Tidy up time
5.30pm – 6.pm Goodbyes, talking with parents/carers about their child’s day

Copies of the short term, mid-term plans and weekly activities planned for all children are displayed within each playroom for parents/carers.

This routine is flexible to the needs and interests of the children