EYFS Daily Routines

This is the daily routine of a normal day in our Early Years Foundation Stage, but every day can be different and exciting.

TimeDurationActivity
8.45am - 9.10am25 minsSchool Gate Opens
Soft Opening, Children Self-Register, Morning Activity
9.10am – 9.30am20 minsWelcome Time
Register, Date, News and Visual Timetable
9.30am – 10.00am30 minsLetter and Sounds Time
Phonics groups (small group adult led learning)
10.00am – 10.10am10 minsMaths Class Activity
Adult led learning focusing on Maths skills
10.10am – 11.30am80 minsChild Initiated Learning / Focus Time
(Maths or English Input)
Children access the continuous provision supported by adults / Groups of children join adults for focus activities
11.30am – 12.00pm30 minsStory & Review Time
Tidy time / Review Learning / Story / Singing / Lunch preparation
12.00pm – 1.00pm60 minsLunch Time
Packed lunch or hot school meals, playtime on the school’s main playground
1.00pm – 1.15pm15 minsRegister and Physical Skills
Register, practising and reinforcing physical skills
1.15pm – 2.30pm75 minsChild Initiated Learning / Focus Time
Children access the continuous provision supported by adults / Groups of children join adults for focus activities
2.30pm – 3.15pm45 minsStory & Review Time
Tidy time / Review Learning / Story / Singing / Home preparation
3.15pm – 3.30pm
Gates Open 3.15pm
15 minsHome Time
Prepare for home time, Parents/Carers collect children from the Foundation Stage playground

Snack Time

Snack is available for the children during the day this includes:

  • Carton of fresh milk
  • Water
  • Selection of fruit and vegetables – carrots, apples, bananas, pears, oranges, raisins, etc.

Children can also bring a water bottle to keep in the classroom during the school day.