Monday, 29 October 2012

Help Dora Help


Help decide which UK nursery will win £20 000 in Nick Jr's Help Dora Help campaign. You can vote here

Five nurseries selected from submissions from across The UK have been chosen as the finalists for Nick Jr.’s Help Dora Help Campaign. The initiative is supported by The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts and is designed to support nurseries, preschools and children’s centres in their educational curriculum. Almost 300 nurseries and preschools submitted an entry to this year’s campaign with applicants from Cumbria, Derbyshire, London and Lancashire elected as finalists. The winner will be decided by members of the public.

“The quality of entries for Help Dora Help was extraordinary and gave a great picture of the areas of educational interest across UK preschools,” said Helena Dowling, Nick Jr., presenter and Help Dora Help judge. “With funding required for things such buying a minibus to creating a mini beast learning zone, the finalists each demonstrate a desire to offer more educational opportunities for their pupils. I am looking forward to seeing which entry the public chooses to receive the award.”


Voting is now open to decide which of the finalist will receive the award. Voting is open to anyone within the UK and voters can take a look at all five finalists and learn more about their submission at nickjr.co.uk/helpdorahelp. Voting is open until 2nd November with the winner of the award announced on 19th November.

The five finalists for this year’s campaign are:



Greystoke Under 5’s, Greystoke, Cumbria
- The rural volunteer playgroup would use the award to revamp their outdoor play area as well as their kitchen.

Oakmount Day Nursery, Preston, Lancashire
- The nursery would use the award to purchase a minibus, ideally equipped with exploratory items such as a metal detector and telescope.

The Old Forge Day Nursery, Findern, Derbyshire
– The nursery would use the award to build a log cabin with sensory room, a library and dance studio.

Parkfield Children’s Centre, West Hendon, London
– The Children’s Centre would develop their Early Years playground to reflect various countries, cultures, seasons and festivals.

Walton Lane Nursery School & Children’s Centre, Nelson, Lancashire
- The Centre would create a bug hotel so that children could increase their knowledge of mini beasts.



About The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts:

The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts is an educational charity which champions the power of the arts to transform and enrich the lives of disadvantaged children across the UK. The charity’s projects have helped to create long-term partnerships between arts organisations and their local schools. Two core programmes, Start and Quests both highlight the potential of learning outside the classroom, enabling children to visit their local cultural venue to work with professional artists, and then developing this experience through class-based projects and activities. Since 2006 the charity has worked with over 100,000 children and hopes to substantially increase this figure in the next few years. For more info please visit www.childrenandarts.org.uk



6 comments:

  1. Ηowdy! Τhis iѕ my first comment here so I just ωanted
    tο giѵe a quicκ ѕhout οut and tеll
    you I rеally enjoy rеaԁing thгough yοur articles.
    Can уou rеcommenԁ аny оtheг blogs/wеbsіtes/fοrums that cover thе sаme tοpics?
    Τhаnk you!

    Feel frеe to ѕurf to my webpagе - thesocializer.net

    ReplyDelete
  2. This post provіdes clеar idea іn ѕupport of the new usеrs of blоgging, that actuаlly
    how to do blogging anԁ site-building.

    Feel free tο ѕurf tο my web-site - please click the following internet site
    my web page > Find Out More

    ReplyDelete
  3. What's up friends, how is all, and what you would like to say about this piece of writing, in my view its genuinely awesome for me.

    Here is my web blog - http://www.sfgate.com/

    ReplyDelete
  4. Hi there thіѕ іs kind of οf
    off topiс but I was wanting to κnow if blogs use WYSIWΥG
    editorѕ or if you have to manually coԁe with HТML.
    I'm starting a blog soon but have no coding skills so I wanted to get guidance from someone with experience. Any help would be enormously appreciated!

    Feel free to surf to my weblog :: More inspiring ideas

    ReplyDelete
  5. I sіmplу cοuld not go aωау your ωebsіte
    beforе suggеsting thаt I rеаlly еnϳoyed
    the usual іnfo a person suρрly for yоur visitοrѕ?
    Іs gοnna bе again ceаѕelesѕly to inspect new posts

    Herе is my page ... click through the following document

    ReplyDelete
  6. QUANTUM BINARY SIGNALS

    Professional trading signals sent to your mobile phone daily.

    Start following our signals NOW & gain up to 270% per day.

    ReplyDelete