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St Andrews Academy

900 Stillwater Road
Saint Paul, MN 55115

Phone:
(651) 762-9121

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"To provide a safe, healthy, nurturing and culturally responsive setting for children.
To support children's development by cherishing individual differences, helping them learn about cooperation, and promoting their self-esteem.
To work with families to bring about collaboration between home and school in ways that will enhance the child's development.
To provide a learning experience for the whole child; physically, mentally, socially and spiritually.
To encourage and foster independence and socialization in preschoolers within a safe, caring and Christian environment"
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Preschool Daily Schedule
(Sample class schedule - times in each class may vary slightly)

6:30 - 7:45 Arrival in Room 5
7:45 - 8:30 Playground (weather permitting) or Room 1
8:30 - 8:45 Bible Story / Devotions
8:45 - 10:00 Learning Center Rotations / Morning Project / Snack
10:00 - 11:15 Group Time / Calendar / Special Daily Activities
11:15 - 11:45 Playground
11:45 - 12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 12:45 Learning Center Rotations
12:45 - 1:15 Group Time
1:15 - 2:15 Playground or Large Muscle Room / Nap Time for younger children
2:15 - 3:00 Rest Time / Quiet Activities
3:00 - 4:15 Free Choice Time / Stories / Songs
4:45 - 5:15 Playground
5:15 - 6:00 Free Choice Time / Departure Time


Toddler Daily Schedule
(Sample class schedule - times in each class may vary slightly)

6:30 - 7:15 Arrival in Room 5
7:15 - 8:00 Arrival in Toddler Room / Free Choice Time
8:00 - 8:30 Fine Motor / Manipulative
8:30 - 8:45 Sensory Table
8:45 - 9:00 Diapering
9:00 - 9:30 Morning Snack
9:30 - 9:45 Group Time / Jesus Time
9:45 - 10:00 Art / Science
10:00 - 11:00 Outside Time
11:00 - 11:15 Choice Time
11:15 - 11:30 Clean Up / Wash Hands
11:30 - 12:00 Lunch
12:00 - 3:00 Nap Time / Quiet Activities
3:00 - 3:15 Diapering / Choice Time
3:15 - 3:30 Clean Up / Wash Hands
3:30 - 3:45 Afternoon Snack
3:45 - 4:00 Group Time / Jesus Time
4:00 - 5:00 Outside Play / Large Muscle Time
5:00 - 6:00 Choice Time / Stories

Half Day Preschool
9:00 a.m. - noon classes:

9:00 - 9:15 Arrival/ Welcome/ Free play
9:15 - 9:30 Group time- Greeting/Calendar/Story
9:30 - 10:30 Learning Centers
10:30 - 10:45 Snack and Library time
10:45 - 11:00 Small groups
11:00 - 11:15 Large group activity
11:15 - 11:45 Outside/Gym/Large muscle
11:45 - 12:00 Group time/Good-bye song

8:45 - 11:30 a.m. classes:

8:45 - 9:00 Arrival/ Welcome/ Free play
9:00 - 9:30 Group time- Greeting/Calendar/Story
9:30 - 10:30 Learning Centers
10:30 - 10:45 Snack
10:45 - 11:15 Outside/Gym/Large muscle
11:15 - 11:30 Group time/Good-bye song

12:30 - 3:00 p.m. class:

12:30 - 12:45 Arrival/ Welcome/ Free play
12:45 - 1:00 Group time- Greeting/Calendar/Story
1:00 - 2:00 Learning Centers
2:00 - 2:15 Snack
2:15 - 2:45 Outside/ Gym/ Large muscle
2:45 - 3:00 Group time/ Good-bye song
Additions:



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Excerpted from the preschool's website