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A Typical Day

In Little Elms, our days are varied but typically begin with free play indoors and outdoors as the school day starts. All children have dedicated trays for their coats and bags, with a key part of their routine being to take responsibility to putting their things away when they arrive. Building this independence from the very beginning is one of the reasons our provision is so successful in supporting transition to formal schooling.

All children are encouraged to develop phonics, writing and speaking skills with every individual being progressed at the right rate for them. Where appropriate, some learners may even join formal school phonics sessions – another excellent preparation step. Specialist teachers take lessons through the week, giving boys the opportunity to work with teachers in the school, building their confidence in taking part and working with others.

Parents are invited in to workshops through the year to learn how best to support their little learners and staff provide daily feedback on development.

A typical week in Little Elms has a balance of specialist teaching and class based activities, joining the whole school at appropriate times

Time 
Monday
Tuesday

 

Wednesday
LOWER SCHOOL ASSEMBLY
Thursday
INTO THE WOODS FROM SPRING 24
Friday
CELEBRATION ASSEMBLY
8.45 – 9.50
Registration/Phonics/Writng/
Speaking skills
Registration/Phonics/writing/
speaking skills
Registration/Phonics/writing/
speaking skills
Registration/Phonics/writing/
speaking skills
Registration/Phonics/writing/
speaking skills
9.15-10.15
Continuous provision
1:1 work with Mrs.King
MUSIC
Continuous provision 

Into the woods from Spring 24

1:1 work with Mrs.King/mindfulness
BREAK
10.30-11.00
ICT
1:1 work with Mrs.King
Continuous provision/mindfulness
PE
PE
11.00-11.30
DRAMA
Continuous provision
Continuous provision
1:1 work with Mrs.King
Whole School Assembly 
11.30-11.45
Continuous provision/mindfulness
Continuous provision
Continuous provision
Continuous provision
Continuous provision
LUNCH – FOREST SCHOOL EVERY TUES AM
12.45-1.00
1:1 work with Mrs.King
Continuous provision/mindfulness
1:1 work with Mrs.King
FRENCH
Golden Time
1.00-2.30
1:1 work with Mrs.King
Continuous provision/1:1 work with Mrs.King
1:1 work with Mrs.King
Continuous provision
Continuous provision/ 1:1 work with Mrs.King
Golden Time
2.30-3.00
Continuous provision – storytelling and recall
Continuous provision/
BB Soccer
Continuous provision – storytelling and recall
Continuous provision/mindfulness
Golden Time – story telling and re-call
HOME

 

* Continuous provision includes targeted group work, Art, Maths, Free Play, Garden Classroom, Topic Work, Personal Development Skills and Chilli Challenge opportunities.
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