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Session routines at Sunshine's

What happens at Sunshine’s?

It is important for young children to have a routine to help them feel secure and confident. Pre-school sessions are structured so that children can quickly become familiar with routines, but the timetable is very flexible so we can accommodate the needs of individual children, and the group as a whole. All activities to promote the routines of the session are varied and engaging to capture children’s interest and enjoyment.

During a typical session your child will:

• Be welcomed by a member of staff

• Take part in registration time

• Experience a range of enjoyable learning activities

• Be encouraged to help tidy away equipment

• Have time to independently handle books

• Be encouraged to go to the toilet & wash their hands

• Sit with friends to eat a mid-session snack

• Participate in a small group key worker session

• Be able to participate in physical activities (both indoors and outdoors)

• Be supported by staff until collected by parent/carer

During every session there will be opportunities for children to practise key skills as they experience activities that support all areas of the curriculum (see here for more details on the Early Years Curriculum).

Children will experience self-chosen and adult directed activities during the course of a normal session.

WHAT HAPPENS AT SUNSHINE’S - SESSION
ROUTINES
It is important for young children to have a routine to
help them feel secure and confident. Pre-school
sessions are structured so that children can quickly
become familiar with routines, but the timetable is
very flexible so we can accommodate the needs of
individual children, and the group as a whole. All
activities to promote the routines of the session are
varied and engaging to capture children’s interest
and enjoyment.
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During a typical session your child will …
• Be welcomed by a member of staff
• Take part in registration time
• Experience a range of enjoyable learning
activities
• Be encouraged to help tidy away equipment
• Have time to independently handle books
• Be encouraged to go to the toilet & wash their
hands
• Sit with friends to eat a mid-session snack
• Participate in a small group key worker session
• Be able to participate in physical activities
(both indoors and outdoors)
• Be supported by staff until collected by
parent/carer
During every session there will be opportunities for
children to practise key skills as they experience
activities that support all areas of the curriculum
(see page 15 for more details on the Early Years
Curriculum).
Children will experience self-chosen and adult
directed activities during the course of a normal
session.