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The School Day

Reception

8.00 – 8.30

Bus drop offs in catchment area

Swiss Cottage

Belsize Park

8.30 – 8.50

Buses travel to school

 

8.50 – 9.00

Morning activities / Register

Classroom

9.00 – 9.30

Carpet session: Phonics

Classroom

9.30 – 10.30

Phonics groups and choosing time

Classroom or outdoors

10.30 – 10.45

Assembly

Hall

10.50 – 11.05

Carpet session: Maths

Classroom

11.00 – 11.30

Maths groups and choosing time

Classroom or outdoors

11.30- 11.45

Story

Classroom

11.45 – 12.45

Lunch time

Lunch hall, playground, garden classroom, library, Craft room

12.45 – 1.00

Carpet time: Topic

Classroom or outdoors

1.00 – 2.30

Topic groups and choosing time

Classroom or outdoors

2.30 – 2.45

Reading

Classroom

3.00 – 4.00

After school clubs

Classrooms, hall or outdoors

4.00 – 4.30

Club bus back to Belsize Park

 

Choosing time in Reception:

Choosing time is a variety of specially selected areas of provision planned by the teacher. Children can move freely between the classroom and their outdoor learning area. Some of the activities children may select in their choosing time are listed below:

Outdoors

Indoors

Construction

Climbing

Exploring

Water (weather permitting)

 

Role play area

Writing area

Malleable activities, such as play dough

Reading corner

Maths table

Creative area (various craft and painting activities)

Key Stage One & Lower Key Stage Two

8.00 – 8.30

Bus drop offs in catchment area

Swiss Cottage

Belsize Park

8.30 – 9.50

Buses travel to school

 

9.50 – 9.00

Morning activities / Register

Classroom

9.00 – 9.30

Guided Reading / Phonics

Classroom

9.30 – 10.30

Maths

 

Classroom or outdoors

10.30 – 10.45

Assembly

Hall

10.45 – 11.00

Morning Break

Main playground

11.00 – 12.00

English

Classroom or outdoors

12.00 – 1.00

Lunch time

Lunch hall, playground, garden classroom, library, Craft room

1.00 – 2.50

Topic / PE

Classroom or outdoors

2.50 – 3.00

Buses prepare to leave for catchment area drop offs

 

3.00 – 4.00

After school clubs

Classrooms, hall or outdoors

4.00 – 4.30

Club bus back to Belsize Park