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 – 8:20 a.m.

Remaining students arrive, group/individual play

8:20 – 8:50 a.m.

Free play in the gym




8:55 – 10:30 a.m.

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


Morning snack:  brought to school by the student


Center time:  Language Arts, Math, fine motor activity


10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Enrichment classes:  Art,  French, Library, Music & Movement, and Science


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

11:15 – 11:50 a.m.

Transition:  prepare for outside play and dismissal for those leaving at noon

Outside recess (weather permitting)



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

Dismissal time for those ending their day at noon

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

12:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Restroom break, wash hands, 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/restroom

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Dismissal for those leaving at the preschool carpool

3:00 p.m.

End of the academic day for the 4-year-old classes

First Extended Day session ends


3:10 – 6:00 p.m.



 Afternoon snack - provided by the school

Outdoor recess or free play in the gym (depending on availability)


6:00 p.m.

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



Amended: 03/5/2019