Charity of the year

High Bank Day Nursery has chosen the Great North Air Ambulance as its charity of the year for 2018.

The charity was chosen following a vote by parents and staff.

And we are now busy planning the events we hope will exceed the £2,000 we raised for our first-ever charity of the year in 2017, Herriot Hospice Homecare.

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Rugby players visit High Bank

Rugby players have been helping children at a farm-based nursery to ‘tackle’ the subject of health and nutrition.

Mowden Park players Garry Law and Joe Craggs recently visited High Bank Day Nursery in Stapleton, near Darlington.

The pair spoke to the pre-school children about the game and the importance of eating the right things and keeping healthy.

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MP opens Forest School

Richmond MP Rishi Sunak has officially opened a new forest school which is helping to teach children at a farm-based North Yorkshire nursery about the great outdoors.

The forest school at High Bank Day Nursery in Stapleton, near Darlington, provides children with hands-on learning experiences in a natural environment surrounded by trees and green space. The children do everything from building dens and shelters, through to studying insects and wildlife.

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