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Jack & Jill School

200 Green Street
Warrenton, VA 20186

(540) 347-2203


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

We understand that your child comes to us with unique experiences, interests and learning styles. Our goal is to truly know your child well and use this knowledge to guide, support and motivate him or her. We believe that good teaching requires continual professional development, personal reflection and collaboration. We value parent involvement at every level and encourage you to partner with us to give your child the most powerful and joyous learning experience possible.

A Typical Day

7:00 - 9:00 Arrival - supervised play in activity centers
If needed, children may eat a healthy breakfast snack brought from home between 7:00 and 8:00
9:00 - 9:15 Move into class groups

Pledge of Allegiance

Weather and Calendar

Introduction of day's activities
9:15 - 9:30 Clean-up, toileting and hand washing
9:30 - 9:45 Snack Time (provided by Center)
9:45 - 10:00 Circle time. the whole class participates in routine activities to organize the day, songs, conversation, books, etc.
10:00 - 11:15 Small group activities: Time to play in centers based on art, seasonal activities, language development, understanding of beginning number concepts, beginning science concepts, social studies, beginning handwriting.
11:15 - 11:45 Outdoor play (weather permitting) or indoor large muscle play.
11:45 - 12:15 Large Group Special Focus Color Me Healthy or Group Music
12:15 - 12:30 Toileting and hand washing.
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:15 Preparation for rest period (toileting, hand washing)
1:15 - 3:15 Rest period
3:15 - 3:30 Wake up
Toileting and hand washing, etc.
3:30 - 3:45 Snack
3:45 - 4:15 Outdoor play (weather permitting)
4:15 - 6:00 Indoor self directed play with teacher interaction to promote play to the next level.