We are open 9.30am-6.30pm, Monday to Friday.
The preschool operates Monday to Friday except on the public and term holidays. Our day care center operates Monday to Saturday except on the public holidays as notified by the school calendar. We also provide an additional extended hours service at request and subject to availability.
The parents are at their liberty to provide snacks and meals from their home. We encourage only vegetarian meal and do not permit any junk food from outside. Pallikoodam also provides a healthy afternoon lunch and evening snack and milk Parent also has the choice to opt for meals provided by the school .All of our meals are prepared in house with good-quality, local ingredients , ensures nutritious, well-balanced and tasty. Fresh drinking water is available for the children throughout the day. Wherever possible we aim to mirror how you as parents choose to feed your child at home.
- Morning Break time: from 9.30am
- Mid day Lunch: 1.00 Pm
- Evening Snacks: 4.30 to 5.0 pm
Provision is in place for those who require sleep/nap time during the day. We provide dream coracles and bed mats for children. Sleeping children are monitored regularly and never left unattended. Bedding is provided.
Every child has a staff member (‘Key Person’) who is responsible for their daily care, development and learning, as well as observations, assessments and communication/ partnership with parents. If your child’s Key Person is not on duty for the day, we have a key buddy system in place. You and your child will be greeted by staff, who work full days and will feed back to you at the end of the day. This ensures we provide excellent continuity of care. Each child also has a daily care and learning record, which are always shared and openly accessible to parents.
Our nappy changing and toileting facilities promote self-help skills and aid this stage of development. Parents provide nappies, wipes and creams.
Dependant on demand, we work with specialist providers to offer sessions of yoga, music, tuitions, drawing and karate etc. These sessions are subject to extra charge.