A Day in the Life

This is an example of the typical schedule we follow at Trent on a daily basis.


Before Care Schedule

7:30 School opens

7:30-8:30 Independent free play inside or outside weather depending

8:30-9:00 Circle time/stories/music/transitioning for class or snack

Primary AM Schedule

9:00  Montessori class begins

9:00-10:30 Independent work time/snack time

10:30   Circle time/transition outdoors

11:00-11:30  Outdoor time

11:45 Montessori Only children leave

11:45-12:30  Lunch for Morning/Extended. Care children

12:30-12:45 Toileting/transition to rest time

12:40-2:45 Rest time (we follow the child and this may be pushed up a bit if or extended if needed) children that do not nap, rest nicely for 45 minutes and then can quietly go into other room for independent play. 

2:45-3:00 Wake up, restrooms, snack

3:00-5:30 Independent play/outdoors/group art/music/dance/stories

5:30 All children home/school closes

Primary PM Class

9:00 Children who arrive in carline go to the extended care area

9:00-9:30 Independent free play/group snack in lunch room

9:30-10:00  Outdoor walk/play/crafts/art/music

10:00-10:15 Transition/toileting/rest time 

10:15-11:00 Quiet time/rest time on cots (we follow the child and this may be pushed up a bit if or extended if needed)

11:00-11:45 Lunch time for pm class

11:45-12:45 Independent free play/transition for class time/children go to class

12:45 Montessori class begins

12:45-2:15 Independent work time/snack time

2:15 Circle time/transition outdoors

3:00-3:30 Outdoor time

3:30 Afternoon car line (some children go home)

3:30-5:30 All day children transition back outside or to extended care area

5:30 All children home/school closes

Extended Care Schedule

3:30-5:00 Independent free play/music/outdoor walks/play

5:00-5:30 Clean up/stories/everyone in carline or picked up

5:30 School closed


Toddler Schedule

Before Care

7:30-8:30 Say goodbye, put away things, go into classroom, independent play
(later in the year we may begin outside, or LMR in the morning time)

Montessori Class

8:45    Other children arrive, put away things, go into classroom

9:00 -10:30 Class time, toilet times, snack, work, play, transition to outside

10:45-11:15 Outdoor, walks, LMR, large muscle movement time

11:15-11:30 Transition to restroom, wash hands for lunch or to go home

11:30 Montessori only students go home

Extended Care/All Day Students

11:30-12:00  Lunch time 

12:00-12:15  Toilet time, get ready to rest

12:30-2:30/2:45 Children on cots, resting, quiet time

2:45-3:00   Wake, toilet time, transition to snack

3:00-4:00   Indoor free play

4:00-5:30   Clean up classrooms transition outside, LMR or another space