Category Archives: Sunshine Club

Nov 22 2013

Nursery Creative Baking »

The children in nursery have been trying something new today – creative baking!

The boys and girls in nursery regularly take part in baking and cooking activities led by an adult.  They carefully follow recipes and instructions during these sessions.  Miss Jewell went on an interesting course and wanted to try some creative, independent baking with the children.

Today she set up a ‘baking station’ in the Sunshine room.  She put out a range of ingredients and baking equipment.  Small groups of children were then invited to use the area independently to make a cake.  They used the scales to weigh ingredients of their choosing before mixing them together.  They asked Mrs Hughes, the school cook, to bake their creations in the oven.  The first group made a cherry cake and the second group chose to make a chocolate and marshmallow cake.  Everyone in nursery was given the chance to taste the cakes made.  They decided that they were “yummy” and “delicious”!

Click here to view a video story of the creative baking session.

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Nursery, Sunshine Club

May 7 2013

Sunshine Holiday Club »

The holiday club form for May Half Term is now available on our page at http://www.stoswaldsdurham.net/sunshine-club/forms/

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Sunshine Club

Jan 14 2013

A snowy day. »

Today the snow fell at St Oswald’s.

The nursery children had a fabulous morning playing in the snow.

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Nursery, Sunshine Club

Jun 25 2012

Nursery Farm Trip »

On Wednesday we are going to the farm.

Here are some reminders:

Please dress your child for the weather.  Wellies and waterproofs are recommended!  If it is a sunny day then please apply sun cream to your child before arriving at nursery.  If it is a sunny day then a sun hat will be useful.  We would appreciate if children wear the school uniform sweatshirt and will provide one to anyone who does not have one.

Please remember to provide a packed lunch for your child.

The bus will leave school at around 9.15am so please arrive for 9am.  Nursery will be busier than normal in the morning so parents are kindly asked to leave promptly after dropping your child.  Parent helpers are asked to arrive for 9am and to wait in the Sunshine Room part of the nursery.

The bus is due to return to the school for 2.30pm.  We will send a text message to tell parents if it will be earlier or later than this for any reason.  Please collect your child from school at 2.30pm unless they would normally stay for after-school club.

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Nursery, Sunshine Club

Mar 28 2012

Easter Hats »

Well done to everyone who made Easter hats for the Friends competition.  Photographs of the winners are below:

Class 1

Class 2

Class 3

Nursery

Nursery

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Friends, Nursery, School Events, Sunshine Club

Mar 27 2012

Easter Gardens »

Thank you to all of our families who sent Easter Gardens into school.  Once again the standard is extremely high and the results are beautiful.  The children have obviously thoroughly enjoyed taking part in creating such a beautiful symbolism of Easter.
After lots of deliberation and anonymous judging, the following children will be receiving prizes during tomorrow’s Collective Act of Worship:
Nursery
First prize – Emily C & Lily S
Second prize – Hannah
Third prize – Adele
Class 1
First prize – Nest
Second prize – Libby
Third prize – Quinn
Class 2
First prize – Alba
Second prize – Hayley
Third prize – Zaina
Class 3
First prize – Jack
Second prize – Gabriella
Third prize – Rosie

All of the children who took part and made a garden will also receive a small chocolate egg in addition to the prize winners.

Here are photographs of the winning Easter gardens:

Here are some of the Nursery Easter garden entries:

 

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Nursery, School Events, Sunshine Club

Dec 15 2011

Santa Claus »

Santa Claus came to the nursery Christmas party yesterday!  We were all very excited to see him.  He also came along to the school Christmas party on Monday.

Merry Christmas!

Santa in the nursery Christmas grotto.

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Nursery, School Events, Sunshine Club

May 24 2011

Caterpillars and Cocoons »

The caterpillars are now cocoons!  What will happen next?

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Nursery, Sunshine Club

May 18 2011

Caterpillar Update »

Nursery’s caterpillars have grown!  Let’s see what happens next…

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Nursery, Sunshine Club

May 10 2011

Nursery's Caterpillars »

The Nursery and Sunshine Club children have been reading ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’.  They wanted to see what real caterpillars look like so Miss Wilson and Miss Percival arranged for some very special visitors to come to our Nursery….. five little caterpillars.  These arrived on Wednesday 4th May and they were very tiny.  The children had to look ever so closely to see their short legs.  Now the caterpillars have grown.  Check back to see what happens next…

Posted by: Ms Wilson Categories: Nursery, Sunshine Club