Kind-hearted children who sent get well soon wishes to the queen receive a letter of thanks

Youngsters at a Doncaster out of school club got a lovely early Christmas surprise from none other than Her Majesty the Queen.

Wednesday, 22nd December 2021, 10:32 am

Children at Buttons Day Nursery in Edlington decided to send Queen Elizabeth get well cards and pictures when they heard she hadn’t been very well recently and had to take a break from her royal duties.

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Deputy manager and Royalist Karen Boyer explained: “When the queen was poorly a few weeks ago ourselves and our children made get well cards, messages and pictures and we had an official reply.”

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Pictured with their reply from Windsor Castle are (from left) Benjamin Monaghan, seven, Karen Boyer, Buttons OOSC Deputy Manager, Mya Hall, six, Tracy Robinson-Clegg, Buttons OOSC Manager, Baylin Mooney, nine, Molly Monaghan, five and Joseph Fayemi, seven. Picture: NDFP-21-12-21-ButtonsLetter 3-NMSY

She added it was so nice to have some happy news in the “rubbish times we are all having at the moment”.

Buttons is a private day nursery rated outstanding by OFSTED earlier this year.

Buttons also provides an out of school club for children aged three to 12-years-old at Warmsworth Primary School and a holiday play scheme too.

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Children who took part in sending get well wishes to the Queen - Ophelia Wood, four, Baylin Mooney, nine, Ava Day, four, Abigail Cooper, five, Esme Wood, four and Joseph Fayemi, seven. Picture: Submitted
The Out of School Club's reply from Windsor Castle. Picture: NDFP-21-12-21-ButtonsLetter 2-NMSY
Tracy Robinson-Clegg, Buttons OOSC Manager and Karen Boyer, OOSC Deputy Manager with the letter from Her Majesty. Picture: NDFP-21-12-21-ButtonsLetter 1-NMSY