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Farley Nursery School was founded in 2005, when Sue was looking for a setting for her vision to open an Outdoor Nursery School based on the Scandinavian approach to early years education.

Sue had become disillusioned with mainstream reception classes in school, where the children have an allocated time, typically ten minutes, twice a day to play outside. It was her goal to return to the traditional childhood...

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Latest School updates

Farley September 2016 Newsletter

Well here we are, already at the start of the autumn term! Big Bees will make the leap up to Top Conker on Monday 5th September, there ...

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Steeple Langford September 2016 Newsletter

With a sad end to August and our older children leaving us to go to big school, we are very pleased to welcome to the nursery...

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Sparsholt September 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to September! What an absolute scorcher of summer we have enjoyed, with so much fun splashing in the paddling pool, running through ...

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What is outdoor learning?

We invite the children to come outside to learn through play and exploring the world they inhabit. Much of the day is spent outside and rather than shying away from our British weather, we embrace it...