Nurture, Learn, Grow

DO NOT FORGET... Red Envelopes Donations Gift Aid week beginning 27th January - February 7th. To celebrate and buy resources in recognition of Chinese New Year culture of donating money to children.

Welcome to St Osmund's Preschool

and Sunshine Clubs

An OUTSTANDING preschool that is dedicated to the learning and development of confident, happy children. Our philosophy puts the individual needs of the children at the centre of everything we do so that your child flourishes in these critical early years.

The preschool is a non-profit charity who welcomes all faiths and is situated in the grounds of St Osmund's Primary school.

Situated in the heart of the historic Cathedral city of Salisbury, Wiltshire.

STATEMENT OF INTENT     

NURTURE… LEARN … GROW 

St Osmund’s Pre-School we provide an environment which supports and values every child, and which recognises their developing independence and individuality.

To give opportunities to inspire, discover and explore through play-based experiences.

To acknowledge that children are natural learners and communicators. 

To ensure that every child will be happy and secure in our professional care. 

To work together with parents to provide a positive start for children. Children to become confident, independent learners and gain skills which promote a positive attitude to learning.

To build a strong relationship between the local community, to learn about and appreciate our role as part of the national and global communities and to foster an understanding of the importance of being a responsible citizen.

OFSTED REPORT

SELF EVALUATION FORM

PRESCHOOL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2018-19.docx

POTTY TRAINING ACADEMY

PREVENT TERRORISM

STOP IT NOW! HELP TO STOP CHILD ABUSE

NSPCC

Parents keeping-children-safe

Trudy Surman Expert Panel Nursery resources

Koala Protectors

St Osmund’s Preschool have become Koala Protectors with a donation of £25. We will track our Koala Bear and receive updates from the Veterinary clinic on how he is doing.

It is so important that our children understand at an early age the responsibility they have in being ‘Good Stewards’ of our world.

Even without these fires, trees are being bulldozed and land cleared at an unprecedented rate. Koala populations have declined by a staggering 42% over 20 years alone and the koala is at serious risk of becoming extinct in both NSW and Queensland.

ST OSMUND'S PRESCHOOL FACEBOOK PAGE 

Parents at St Osmunds Preschool ...Facebook closed group 

News and Events

Latest Pre-School 2016, Sunshine Clubs, School Events Events

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS27Jan2020

9:00 am - 31 jan, 3:00 pm @ ST OSMUNDS PRESCHOOL AND SUNSHINE CLUBS

We are lucky to have several Chinese Families who will be showing us how they celebrate Chinese New year the Year of the Rat...by Dragon Dances, wearing traditional costumes, cooking Chinese food and learning how to eat with chopsticks!

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEETING ALL PARENTS07Feb2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ ST OSMUNDS PRESCHOOL AND SUNSHINE CLUBS

An opportunity to talk about ideas for generating funds for easter

Valentines Day Celebrations10Feb2020

9:00 am - 14 feb, 3:30 pm @ ST OSMUNDS PRESCHOOL AND SUNSHINE CLUBS

Children will explore the concept of Valentines Day. Having a particular Valentine's Day is a very old tradition, thought to have originated from a Roman festival. The Romans had a festival called Lupercalia in the middle of February - officially the start of their springtime. It's the day when people show their affection for another person or people by sending cards, flowers or chocolates with messages of love. Who was St Valentine? The day gets its name from a famous saint, but there are several stories of who he was. The popular belief about St Valentine is that he was a priest from Rome in the third century AD.

CORE COMMITTEE MEETING11Feb2020

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ ST OSMUNDS PRESCHOOL AND SUNSHINE CLUBS

To discuss strategic preschool and clubs matters

LAST DAY OF TERM14Feb2020

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ ST OSMUNDS PRESCHOOL AND SUNSHINE CLUBS

Calendars page(s): Pre-School 2016 >> Sunshine Clubs >> School Events >>

Staff updates...

Emily Cope has been promoted to Assistant Manager

John Sheard has completed his Level 4 SEND.

Siddika Begum has completed her Level 5 SEND. 

Staff Training Safeguarding & Child Protection  30.08.2019 - 03.09.2019 - 06.01.2020  

Teaching training days - All staff had First Aid   & Safeguarding Child Protection refresher training

Teaching & Learning 29th August 2019 & 06.01.2020

Anna Ephgrave taught all staff the principles of her teaching 'In The Moment Planning' (please look on our Curriculum page for more information)

Press Releases ...

Salisbury Cathedral chooses the name of the Peregrine male chick that our children submitted 'Perry' 

Local Artist Paul Hawthorn transforms the outside of the preschool using ideas from the children 

Spire FM celebrates our make over on the outside of the preschool. 11.06.19 

https://www.spirefm.co.uk/news/local-news/2890920/salisbury-pre-schoolers-take-inspiration-from-cathedrals-peregines/

WILTSHIRE LIFE AUGUST Ed 2019 

https://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/17766168.salisbury-journal-education-awards-celebrates-city-39-s-educational-champions/

SPORTS DAY 2019

Graduation 2019 

St Osmund's Pre-School is a Company Registered by Guarangtee : 0666525     Registered Charity Number: 1140389,     

Ofsted URN EY357437

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Contact us

Carmelite Way off Exeter St, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2SG

01722329238

stosmundspreschool@btconnect.com