I got a letter from my son's school advising about a trip they are offering to Stockley farm. Lovely I thought. The cost is £7.50 for the day including travel. Not bad really.
However a month or so ago the kids all took part in a sponsored 'Jolly Jog' which raised in total £500, a percentage was donated to Sport relief with the rest going towards funding the nursery trip.
I can't fathom why they are charging so much when the admission to the farm is £7.00 without the group booking discount! I know that there is also the travel cost to add on, but I feel they are being a little cheeky because I would assume even if a large portion of the sponsorship money was given to sport relief there would still be at least £200 in the kitty for about 60 kids (over 2 trips), oh and we also have to provide packed lunches.
I am going to pay the cost because I wouldn't want him missing out, but I think it is a little on the cheeky side. Especially when I know that the rest of the school are going on day trips costing under £4.00, and when my neice attended the same nursery a couple of years ago they managed to take the kids, and any accompanying adults to Chester Zoo fro £3.00 per head!
Rant over LOL!