Sample Day

Below is a sample of a typical day at Mt. Airy Nursery School.
All classes are for students ages 2.5 to 5.
Morning Sessions are 9:00 to Noon.  Afternoon Sessions are 12:30 to 3:30.
Our classroom is closed from 12:00 to 12:30 every day for cleaning.

Morning Session

8:45-9:00am – Morning Children arrive (check in, put away backpacks/coats, hand washing) & Free Play

9:10am – Morning Circle (conducted in English or French) – greeting the class, calendar work, counting the students, and the Lesson of the Day (demonstration of a material for class use or a lesson/game in math, science, language, cooperation, social skills, etc.)

9:40am – Bathroom Break & Hand Washing

9:50am – Small Group Activities (academic lessons divided by age/ability group)

10:15am – Special Classes (social/emotional development, music, art, dance, nature education.)

10:40am – Free Play

11:00am – Snack (provided by the school) & Bathroom Break & Hand Washing

11:15am – Morning Story Time (Show and Tell on Fridays)

11:30am – Outside Free Play for Morning Students (weather permitting)

11:45am-12:00pm – Dismissal of Morning Students

Afternoon Session

12:30pm-12:45pm – Afternoon Children arrive (check in, put away backpacks/coats, hand washing) & Free Play

12:45pm – Afternoon Circle (conducted in English or French) – greeting the class, calendar work, counting the students, and the Lesson of the Day (demonstration of a material for class use or a lesson/game in math, science, language, cooperation, social skills, etc.)

1:15pm – Bathroom Break & Hand Washing

1:25pm – Small Group Activities (academic lessons divided by age/ability group)

1:50pm – Special Classes (social/emotional development, music, art, dance, nature education.)

2:15pm – Free Play

2:30pm – Snack (provided by the school) & Bathroom Break & Hand Washing

2:45pm – Afternoon Story Time (Show and Tell on Fridays)

3:00pm – Outside Free Play for Afternoon Students (weather permitting)

3:15pm-3:30pm – Dismissal of Afternoon Students