Griffin Academy Sample of Daily Schedule

Sample of Daily Schedule

This is provided as a general overview of a day at school.








7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Early morning care – individual and/or small group activities

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Remaining students arrive. Group/individual play.


8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Circle Time:  greeting/welcome, preview of day, attendance, calendar, weather, jobs, discussion, Social Studies, and Language Arts


Morning snack:  provided by the parents on a rotating basis. (and clean up)


Center time:  Language Arts, Math, fine motor activity


10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

Enrichment classes:  Art,  French, Library, Music & Movement, Physical Education

and Science

(Children rotate among the different classrooms to attend one enrichment class per day.)

11:30 – noon

Recess/Play time:  outside or in the Parish Hall



End of the academic day for the 3-year-old class.

Dismissal time for those ending their day at noon.

The first Extended Day period begins 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

12:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Restroom break and wash-up and prepare for lunch

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.


12:45 – 1:00 p.m.

Clean-up, restroom break, and prepare for nap/rest time

1:00 -2:30 p.m.

Nap/rest time

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Free play/activity

3:00 p.m.

End of the academic day for the 4-year-old classes and first Extended Day period ends.

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Transition for those children attended second Extended Day period 3:15-6:00 p.m.

3:15 p.m.

Extended Day begins


3:15 – 6:00 p.m.

Recess/Play time:  gross motor activities outside or in the Parish Hall

Restroom break, wash hands, and prepare for snack.

Afternoon snack:  provided by the school

Group play/independent play/centers

Fridays: movie

Clean-up and transition time

Dramatic/Group or Individual play

6:00 p.m.

Extended Day ends:  dismissal and pick-up of all students

Amended: 09/15/2015