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Pre-school Marian House

 

Marian House uses the High Scope Approach:  High Scope Approach

At Greenfields, our curriculum supports Siolta & Aistear:  Siolta & Aistear

  • 9:00   Greeting Time – the child is met at the door by one of our practitioners.  The child puts away their break in the fridge and hangs up their own coat.
  • 9:10   Newstime – the children sit on their own cushions and each child tells their news.  Also at this time we discuss colours, shapes, numbers, letters, days of the week etc.
  • 9:20   The child sits at the table in their group and decides what areas they would like to play in for Work Time.
  • 9:30   This is where the child carries out their Planned Activity. It also allows them the opportunity to mix with other children and problem solving.
  • 10:15 Tidy up time
  • 10:25 Review Time.  The child sits in their group at the table and talks about what they did and how they did it.
  • 10:40  Wash Hands
  • 10:45   Break (eat their packed lunch)
  • 11:05 Outside Time
  • 11:40 Small Group Time – This is where the children sit on their own at the table and the teacher works with them individually.
  • 12:00  Large Group Time – This is where different activities are planned involving all the children. E.g story time, singing.


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