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Columbia Academy

1101 W 7th St
Columbia, TN 38401-3098

Phone:
(931) 388-5363

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Columbia Academy is committed to serving its students so they master skills, knowledge, and character appropriate for them and their future while becoming Christ-like in attitude and behavior."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"6:30-8:00
Morning Arrival Free play, eat breakfast
8:00-8:15
Welcome Announcements, Pledge, Patriotic songs and Prayer
8:15-8:30
Snack / Bathroom Break
8:30-9:00
Circle Time Calendar, weekly theme related songs, stories and poems
9:00-9:45
Center Activity Developmental learning and expression
9:45-10:45
Small Groups Activity or craft related to weekly theme
10:45-11:45
Outside recreation and developmental play Playground
11:15-11:30
Bathroom Break
11:30-12:00
Lunch
12:00-12:30
Clean up and preparation for rest time
12:30-2:30
Rest / Quiet Time
2:00-2:30
Snack / Bathroom Break
2:30-3:00
Music and Movement Songs, instruments, Yoga
3:00-4:45
Outside recreation and developmental play Playground
4:45-5:30
In room play time Free play

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

Grimes Building








Weather and other scheduled activities (i.e. birthday parties, holiday parties) may cause a slight adjustment to our daily schedule.





SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

Lee Hall


6:30-8:30 Morning Arrival – Large room as group. Free Play
8:30-9:00 1st Center Activity Rotate through 5 different centers to promote developmental learning and expression:
Center A – Arts & Crafts

Center B – Manipulative

Center C – Library & Puppets

Center D – Dramatic Play

Center E – Music & Movement

9:00-9:15 Snack
9:15-9:40 2nd Center Activity Continue center rotation
9:40-10:15 Clean-up and Bathroom Break
Circle Time
Calendar, weekly theme related songs, stories and poems, crafts
10:15-11:00 Outside recreation and developmental play Playground
11:00-11:30 Lunch
11:30-12:30 Bathroom Break, Bible Story Teacher will do Bible story
12:30-2:30 Nap Time
2:30-2:45 Bathroom Break
2:45-3:00 Snack
3:00-4:45 Outside recreation and developmental play Playground
4:45-5:30 Large room play time Teacher will read stories to children, or show videos and Free play"
Excerpted from the preschool's website