Another fun-packed month

Whether it was Halloween, making homemade juice or preparing our autumn fayre, it was another fun-packed month at High Bank Day Nursery in October.

Babies got in the Halloween spirit by enjoying the pumpkin sensory play. This involved using their hands to feel a scooped-out pumpkin touching the flesh, seeds and skin.

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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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