OK that’s a slight exageration. She’s one in 50,000! Stephanie Jenkinson, a parent and one of our Trustees, has signed up for the Virtual London Marathon on Sunday 3rd October. This doesn’t mean she’ll be running virtually; she’ll have to run the full 26 miles 385 yards outside (and not on a treadmill or around…Read More She’s one in a million!
A letter from Sue Dreksler, Chairman of Trustees: Dear Parents/Guardians, Re: SDN Fees I am writing on behalf of the Trustees of Sevenoaks Day Nursery to let you know the outcome of this year’s fee review. We review the Nursery fees annually. Last year we moved this review from the autumn to the summer so…Read More Sevenoaks Day Nursery Fees
I asked Rachel for some notes, so I could provide you all with the inside track on what it’s been like this past week, but I think she’s sleeping this weekend! Hahaha! We opened up again for everyone on Monday. There was lots of frantic activity during the week before, with Rachel, the staff, Trustees…Read More Our first week back
The Trustees have just approved a policy which provides guidelines for everyone attending or visiting the Nursery, as lockdown measures are relaxed and the Nursery re-opens fully. There is a downloadable pdf copy on the website’s ‘useful Information’ page. Sevenoaks Day Nursery Return to Normal Operations Policy following the Spring 2020 lockdown As part of…Read More New Policy Published
Our fees will be going up to £42 per day from 1st September. Here’s an extract from a letter to parents:- Dear Parents/Guardians Re: SDN Fees I am writing to you to let you know that the Trustees of the Nursery have decided to increase the fees by 50p per day to £42.00 per day…Read More Fees from 1st September
This is a message from our new Trustee, Stephen Cole:- Dear All, At the last Trustees meeting, I mentioned that my family had recently suffered a house fire. As we were alerted early to the fire by our smoke alarms, fortunately, everyone escaped unharmed. Our smoke alarms were fitted following a Safe & Well visit…Read More Urgent message from Kent Fire & Rescue
After walking around 150 miles across the top of the country, Hugh takes a well-earned paddle in the North Sea. He’s made it! A fantastic feat (feet?) and a brilliant way to raise funds for the Nursery. If you’ve visited the Nursery recently you will have seen a display in the Lobby tracking Hugh’s progress…Read More He’s made it!
A beautiful day in Yorkshire (how often can that be said?) and Hugh is walking towards the North Yorks Moors. It’ll be a 2,700 foot climb, but there will be a big reward at the end of it – a night at the famous Lion Inn, the highest pub in country! Good luck Hugh!Read More Hugh approaching the North Yorks Moors
Hugh Kirby, our Finance Trustee, is undertaking a sponsored walk from Coast-to-Coast, to raise funds for our Nursery. Today will see him (hopefully) cross the half way point – Keld, in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. The weather hasn’t been all that kind to him . . . But there’s always a bright side . .…Read More He’s nearly half way!
I have now reached Day 3 of my Coast to Coast walk and am currently crossing the Lake District, not too footsore so far… I’m delighted to say that I have so far been sponsored some £2500 for the new nursery – almost entirely from contacts outside the nursery, as I’ve taken the view that…Read More He’s Off!
Hugh Kirby, our Finance Trustee, is donning boots, cape and deerstalker to traverse the Country from West to East. He’ll be walking Wainwright’s Coast to Coast (through the Lake District, over the Pennines and across the North York Moors).192 miles, starting out this weekend. He’ll be taking the nursery children with him, (but only in…Read More Hugh’s Coast-to-Coast Walk
Dear Parents, You may have seen in the Chronicle this week that STC has taken the decision to revise their ambitious plans to rebuild the Community Centre, and you will be wondering what the implications are for the Nursery’s future. The councillors’ recent decision to redevelop the current Community Centre building instead was a result of escalating…Read More A Message from the Trustees