Sunrise Montessori School, Inc.
providing preschool, pre-k transitional and kindergarten programs since 2005
31 Hayward St., Suite J2 Franklin, MA 02038
Copyright Sunrise Montessori School, Inc. All rights reserved.
Typical daily schedule for preschool and kindergarten
Groups maintain separate spaces. The exact timing of daily activities will vary according to classroom.
8:30am to 8:45am
Please enter the driveway from the upper Moseley Complex entrance (this is a one way). Pull up alongside the fire lane as close to the school as possible (almost up to the playground). The Head of School will bring each student from the car line into the school where the classroom teachers will assist them into the classroom. If you choose to walk your child(ren)to the door, please park in a designated spot in the upper lot and walk down to the entrance. Due to DEEC restrictions and the new Health and Safety guidelines, parents and caregivers are strongly discouraged from entering the school. If you must enter the school, please wear a face mask to help keep our environment safe.
Upon entering the classrooms everyone must wash their hands as they begin the day.
8:45am to 11:45am
Work Cycle Time - Teachers give individual and/or small group lessons from the various areas of the curriculum: Practical Life, Sensorial, Math, Language, Geography, Art, Cultural Studies, Science, History.
Circle/Group Time - typically lasts about 20 minutes; including short songs, books, calendar, weather, large group lessons from various curriculum areas, etc...
Snack Time - Due to the new DEEC Health and Safety guidelines, we are requesting that each child bring their own snack to school each day (items such as pre-sliced fruits and veggies, yogurt, cheese, muffins, crackers, etc... are recommended). To help teachers and students distinguish which items are for lunch and/or snack, please label accordingly or you may wish to have a separate snack pouch along with a lunch box. At this time, Sunrise will not provide snack for group consumption.
Recess Time - Classrooms will rotate recess during the morning and will be held outside weather permitting; indoor break is offered when appropriate. Recess break typically lasts 30-45 minutes.
11:45am to 12:30pm Clean up and hand washing.
Lunch Time within each classroom group; an individual water bottle is recommended, please label all your child’s food storage items and ice packs.
12:30pm to 1:15pm
Rest Time preschool children remain within each classroom group for a nap or quiet time.
Kindergarten Student Schedule
The kindergarten students receive lessons throughout the morning work cycle every day. Additionally, between 12:30pm and 2:15pm kindergarten aged students will work with their classroom head teacher for specific lessons and are not required to participate in rest time. Head teachers may include other pre-k students in some of the afternoon activities whenever appropriate. Activities will include lessons and extensions from each of the curriculum areas listed above.
1:15pm to 2:15pm
Work Time resumes in classrooms.
Recess – Classrooms will also rotate a short outdoor recess time during this block. Recess held indoors with music and/or movement program during inclement weather.
2:15pm– Students prepare for end of day and dismissal.
Dismissal Time - Students are brought directly to the car line for pick up unless they are participating in our Afternoon Extended Day program.
2:30pm to 5:30pm
Afternoon Extended Day program Please notify the office ahead of time if your child needs to stay in the afterschool program, and be sure to pack an additional afterschool snack.