Sample Day

Below is a sample of a typical day at Mt. Airy Nursery School.  Morning classes are for students ages 2.5 to 5.  Afternoon classes are for children ages 3 to 5.

8:45-9:00am – Children arrive & 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, grace and courtesy, etc.)

9:40am – Bathroom Break

9:50am – Small Group Activities (academic lessons divided by age/ability group) & Special Classes (music, art, dance.)

10:35am – Free Play

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

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

11:40am-12:00pm – Outside Play for Morning Students (weather permitting)

11:45am-12:00pm – Dismissal of Morning Students & Drop-Off for Afternoon Students

12:00pm-12:20pm – Outside Play for Afternoon Students (weather permitting)

12:30pm – Lunch (provided by each parent for their own child)

1:00pm – Afternoon Circle (conducted in English, French, or Italian) – 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, grace and courtesy, etc.)

1:30pm – Small Group Activities (academic lessons divided by age/ability group) and Special Classes (music, art, dance.)

2:10pm – Free Play

2:30pm – Afternoon Story Time (Show and Tell on Thursdays)

2:45-3:00pm – Dismissal of Afternoon Students