Our School Day

In keeping with the Montessori method we believe that all children should make their own decisions within the learning environment. We organise our sessions so that children can choose from and work with a range of activities, and in doing so, build In keeping with the Montessori method we believe that all children should make their own decisions within the learning environment. We organise our sessions so that children can choose from and work with a range of activities, and in doing so, build up their ability to select and work through a task to its completion. This helps to build confidence, self-esteem, independence and pride in their achievements. Clarendon Montessori children are encouraged to choose and change activities throughout the session. All of the activities are accessible to the children at all times.

9.15 – 9.30 Morning Circle
9.30 – 10.30 Montessori Time
10.30 – 10.45 Drinks & Snacks
10.45 – 11.15 Play Time
11.15 – 11.30 Story Time
11.30 – 12.00 Free Choice / Project
12.00- 12.15 Group Circle Time
12.15 – 1.00 Lunch Time
1.00 – 1.15 Afternoon Circle Time
1.15 – 1.45 Montessori Time
1.45 – 2.00 Drinks & Snacks
2.00 – 2.15 Play Time
2.15 – 2.40 Free Choice / Project
2.40 – 2.50 Story Time
2.50 – 3.00 Group Circle Time

Circle Time

Nursery rhyme and song, date, weather, news, colour, number, and shape of the week.

Montessori Time

Children free choice and direction of the Montessori materials.

Project

Time given to talk to the children about different projects to be covered during the term.

Free Choice

Children can take part in various activities to provide both enjoyment and child development.