Charity on the mind

We started September with charity on the mind and the month couldn’t have got off to a better start!

Our first-ever car boot sale was a great success, with sellers, buyers and visitors contributing to our final fundraising total of £620. The money will go out charity of the year, Darlington Mind.

Two of the visitors to the event were former High Bank ‘learners’ William Shaefer, aged 12, and William Ryan, aged 18. It’s always great to see some of our ‘old alumni’!

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A great start

High Bank Day Nursery got its fundraising efforts off to a great start by raising over £600 for a local mental health charity.

We recently held a car boot sale in aid of its charity of the year, Darlington Mind

The event, which took place in a field at High Bank Farm, on the outskirts of Stapleton, saw people being charged £10 a car to sell their wares, with shoppers paying £2.50 for entry, which included a bacon sandwich and coffee on arrival.

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A fun-packed time

The weather in August may not have been great, but it didn’t stop our little learners having a fun-packed time.

The children are enjoying getting to know Bert and Ernie, our new guinea pigs, and tweenies were queuing up to give them cuddles and feed them treats.

Our gardening club goes from strength to strength and toddlers enjoyed picking and then eating the potatoes which were made into a yummy curry by Minnie.

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