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New staff member - Julie!

December 1, 2020

We are very pleased to welcome Julie into our team at Whiteway's Pre-School.

Julie says:

I have been caring for other people’s children since I was fourteen.
I left school to study nursery nursing and then Primary School teaching.
I love the way children live in the moment and discover so many things out of natural curiosity, trial and error and their delight at success.
9am:

The children come in, hang up their coat and find their name card to show ‘Who is here today’. They are then free to choose from a wide range of activities that vary daily. Each morning we choose a ‘Helper’ who performs several important jobs throughout the day.

10.30am

The children sit together for a group activity, for example a story, singing or playing musical instruments. This is followed by break-time where the children wash their hands then sit at a table in small groups and have a snack. As we aim to promote healthy eating, the snack consists of wholemeal toast, fruit, vegetables and milk (but we also have cake if it’s someone’s birthday!)

11.45am

It is ‘tidy-up time’ and the children help put away the toys and equipment.

We have another group activity then the children wash their hands and sit at a table with their Key Person to eat their lunch.

After lunch the children get ready to go home.

1.00pm:

After lunch some of the children get ready to go home. Those remaining children continue with structured activities inside or play outside in a secure play area. Outdoor activities include bikes, construction resources, large dinosaurs and many more.

3.00pm:

The children get ready to go home.

Please note: We sometimes differ to the school dates as laid out in the pdf's. If unsure, please contact us.
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