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A Typical Infant Day

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While no two days are the same for pupils at Lovell House Infant School, a typical day looks a little something like this.

8:00am

Early Birds Club opens

The Infant School offers the Early Birds provision from 8.00am until 8.30am. These pupils start their day with some fun activities and games before joining the rest of the pupils in the playground from 8:30. There’s time for a quick run around with friends before the bell rings and the teachers greet their classes for the day.

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8:00am
8:45am

The Day Begins

Each day starts with registration and choosing what to order from our menu for lunch. Once that important decision has been made it is time to get on with learning. We usually teach core subjects such as Maths and English in the morning when young brains are fresh and ready to learn. We make sure our lessons are fun and engaging so that our pupils love learning.

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8:45am
9:45am – 10:00am

Snacks

After our first activity of the day we stop for milk and snacks. We learn how to share and eat a healthy diet with our fruit and a nutritious snack.

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9:45am – 10:00am
10:00am – 10:45am

Lesson 2

It’s time for our second activity of the day. Maybe some more fun with Maths or English, or perhaps a Science experiment or DT project.

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10:00am – 10:45am
10:45am – 11:00am

Morning Break

Time to go outside for a well-earned play and some time to have a chat with friends. The children might fancy a go on the scooters or our new trim trail, or just a good old-fashioned run around.

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10:45am – 11:00am
11:00am – 12:00pm

Lesson 3

Our final learning session of the morning, often time for our topic work. We have a new Humanities topic every term from Super Heroes or Pirates to the Victorians or Chocolate. All of our topics are very hands-on and we often support learning with trips out of school or special visitors.

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11:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 1:10pm

Lunch

Lunch is served in our designated Dining Hall by our Lovell House Chef Mel, who prepares all of the delicious and nutritious meals on site. Pupils also have the opportunity to play outside supervised by our wonderful team of Teaching Assistants. Alongside the Trim Trail we have lots of toys and games to keep our young children happy and engaged.

Lunch
12:00pm – 1:10pm
1:10pm – 1:30pm

Afternoon registration and Assembly

Our afternoons begin with a whole school assembly, the themes of which are linked to the current PSHE topic. For example the ‘Being Me in my World’ topic is linked to assemblies about empathy and understanding.

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1:10pm – 1:30pm
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Lesson 4

In our afternoon sessions we may carry on with our topic work or have other lessons such as Art, DT, Music, PE, Swimming or Modern Foreign Languages. We have a number of specialist teachers in our Infant and Junior School to teach some of these part of the curriculum.

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1:30pm – 2:30pm
2:30pm – 2:45pm

Playtime

The children enjoy another opportunity to play outside in the afternoon.

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2:30pm – 2:45pm
2:45pm – 3:45pm

Lessons

Children take part in their last lessons of the day. This may be a continuation of a previous activity or perhaps a discussion or story to round off another busy day at Lovell House.

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2:45pm – 3:45pm
3:45pm – 5:45pm

Dismissal and After School Club

Children are collected from their teacher, or for those who need to stay in our care a little longer we have an After School Club. To extend the window of collection time for all pupils, After School Club is free of charge until 4:30pm. In After School Club the children can relax, have a snack and enjoy a whole host of fun activities to help unwind from a busy day of learning at Lovell House.

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3:45pm – 5:45pm