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  • Recommended bedtimes

    Published 08/04/16

    Are your children getting enough sleep?



    Hours of Sleep



    Newborn 15-18 N.A. New babies don’t yet have any circadian rhythms, and they typically sleep in short spurts of two to four hours throughout the day and night.
    1-4 months 14-15 8:00-11:00 These babies are still developing and feeding often throughout the night. Bedtime starts moving earlier by four months.
    4-8 months 14-15 5:30 – 7:30 Circadian rhythms are emerging. Regular naps (ideally around 9, 12, 3) and an earlier bedtime help these babies get the sleep they need for significant physical and mental development. Bedtime may be on the early side of this range if naps are missed or short.
    8 -10 months 12-15 5:30 – 7:00 Babies this age may only take two naps (9am, 1pm). Bedtime should be no later than 3.5 hrs after second nap ends. Bedtime may move earlier to compensate for lack of third nap.
    10-15 months 12-14 6:00 -7:30 Babies may be transitioning to only one nap in the afternoon, so bedtime may need to move earlier for a while. Bedtime should be no later than 4 hours after waking from nap.
    15 months – 3 years 12-14 6:00 -7:30 Naps may end during this period, or be inconsistent. Move bedtime earlier to help adjustment to no nap.
    3 – 6 years 11-13 6:00 – 8:00 Your child will likely drop the afternoon nap. Once your child is no longer napping, he will need an extra hour of sleep at night, so adjust bedtime accordingly.
    7 – 12 years 10-11 7:30 – 9:00 School age children are still experiencing enormous growth, are very active, and require a lot of sleep. Adequate sleep helps with school performance, behavior, attention, memory, and more.
    Teenagers 9+ See note Many teens need to be up early for school. Count backwards from wake time to find the bedtime that ensures they are getting enough sleep. Keep in mind it takes kids an average of 15 minutes to fall asleep, and likely more if they have a lot on their minds.
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  • Social Media Age Restrictions¬†

    Published 22/02/16

    Please make sure your children are safe whilst using the internet. 

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  • Keeping Safe with Mobile Phones¬†

    Published 17/12/15

    Click the link to find out more.

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  • ¬£268.10 raised for Children in Need

    Published 17/11/15

    Well done North Crescent!! You helped raise an amazing £268.10 for Children in Need.

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  • Tubs4Tablets promotion!

    Published 05/11/15

    Flora are currently running a promotion for schools.

    If you purchase a special promotional tub please pass your tokens to the school office.

    The end date of this promotion is 18th December 2015.


    Please tell your friends and family!


    Many thanks,

    Miss Baker

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  • Children in Need

    Published 29/10/15

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  • Summer Safety

    Published 23/09/15


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