Stratford School offers half-day and full-day preschool and pre-kindergarten programs with extended care options before and after the school day.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE 

FULL DAY PROGRAM

Morning Extended Care Table Activities

  • Printing, tracing, and cutting activities
  • Perceptual motor skills
  • Puzzles, playdough

7:00 - 8:15

Imaginative STEAM Play

  • STEAM approach to explore and create by developing curiosity and problem solving skills 
  • Teachers play with children and offer one-on-one assistance
  • Teachers assist children in developing social skills 

8:15 - 9:00

Opening Activities

  • Roll call
  • Pledge and patriotic song
  • Math Meeting and calendar

9:00 - 9:15

SMART Phonics

  • Phonics
  • Letter and sound recognition
  • Blending skills, pre-reading skills, and reading

9:15 - 9:40

SNACK TIME

9:40 - 9:50

Recess/Physical Education

  • Motor skill focus and outdoor play

9:50 - 10:15

Science/Spanish

  • Monthly themes
  • Hands-on activities and science experiments
  • Spanish: numbers, colors, shapes, etc.

10:15 - 10:35

Art 

  • Drawing and Painting
  • Free art forms and crafts
  • Fine artist of the month

10:35 - 11:00

Music and Movement 

  • Singing and dancing
  • Rhythm instruction
  • Composer of the month and classical music
  • Winter and Spring programs 

11:00 - 11:20

Story Time/Sharing and Lunch Preparation

  • Teacher reads to children
  • Students present and share items from home
  • Washing hands
  • Prepare lunch and napping mats

11:20 - 11:30

LUNCH

11:30 - 12:00

Nap

  • Children do not have to sleep, but must rest quietly 
  • Children who awaken early may quietly read books

12:00 - 2:00

Rise and Shine Time

  • Children put away bedding with assistance from teachers

2:00 - 2:15

SNACK TIME

2:15 - 2:30

Recess/Physical Education

  • Motor skill focus and outdoor play

2:30 - 2:55

SMART Math

  • Number recognition and representation
  • Colors and shapes recognition
  • Simple addition and subtraction concepts

2:55 - 3:20

Story Time 

3:20 - 3:30

Departure

3:30 - 3:45

EXTENDED CARE BEGINS 

 

Opening Circle

3:45 - 4:00

Table Activities and Games

  • Printing, tracing, and cutting activites 
  • Perceptual motor skills
  • Puzzles, playdough

4:00 - 4:30

Recess/Physical Education

  • Large motor activities, games, and relay races 

4:30 - 5:00

Daily Craft Project

5:00 - 5:40

Story Time/Dramatic Play/Music and Movement

5:40 - 6:00