We have 8 groups accommodating these differing age groups as follows:
Our BEAR NURSERY – The Bears - 3 months – about 12 months or until they are walking and are ready to join the others
The Bees – 12months – 2years. (2014/2015)
The Ladybugs – 2years turning 3years (2013)
The butterflies - 3years turning 4 years. (2012)
The Caterpillars – 3 years turning 4 years (2012)
The Snails – 4years turning 5 Years. This is Grade RR (2011)
The Grasshoppers – 4 years turning 5 years. This is Grade RR (2011)
The Dragonflies – Grade R – 5 years turning 6. (2010)
Our babies are kept separate most of the day and the older children are not to go into the nursery. The babies get to play outside when the older children are in class and when the older children have their afternoon nap.
07h15 - 08h30 Arrival and play
08h20 - 09h15 Registration and porridge / Story / Counting / Singing / fine motor skills
09h15 -10h00 Outside play/ Trampoline./ Fantasy / Paint / Play-dough etc./
10h15 -10h30 Fruit and juice
10h30 - 11h15 Activity time in class
11h15 - 12h00 Story and song/rhyme time/ Music
12h15 - 12h30 Big Hand wash
12h30 - 13h00 Lunch
13h00 - 14h30 Nap time
14h30 - 15h30 we change all the children, get them all cleaned up J
15h30 - 16h30 Sandwich, juice and story time
17h15 School gates close
Breakfast is served at school, its mielie meal with sugar and butter. At 10:15 all children will be served a nice fruit (whichever fruit is in season at the time) with a nice cup of juice. Lunch is a cooked meal with vegetables, rice/spaghetti/macaroni/pap and tuna/chicken/mince/chicken Vienna’s. No child leaves Little Rascals with an empty stomach, whether they go home at 13h30 or at 17h00, all children get food. 15h30 is sandwich time, brown bread and jam as well as some nice juice. Clean drinking water is always available throughout the day.
Please feel free to contact me any time with any queries; it is absolutely vital that all Parents have my number on speed dial; I am always here for you, always ready to listen. I believe in an open path of communication. Please don’t stress about anything, rather come and talk to me, Aunty Leighan will always be right here, as I know and love every grain of sand in this sandpit, every brick in these walls, it is my everything and therefore my whole life and every fibre of my being is committed to this school and your beautiful children.