Posts Tagged ‘high bank children’s day nursery’

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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Top of the summit

Getting to the top of the summit was the hardest part of our latest fundraising effort as it was all downhill from there!

In the latest event to raise money for our charity of the year, the Great North Air Ambulance Service, staff, parents, friends and family from High Bank Day Nursery abseiled from one of the cliffs at Goldsborough Carr in Teesdale, County Durham.

Despite a few, understandable, pre-abseil nerves, everyone successfully managed to rappel down, raising over £250 (and still counting) for Great North Ambulance in the process.

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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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