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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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Farley May 2017 Newsletter

Well, what lovely warm weather we have been having!! Of course, we are waiting for the spring showers to come...

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Steeple Langford May 2017 Newsletter

Throughout April we looked at a Spring theme. The children across all the age groups were planting flowers and vegetables...

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Sparsholt May 2017 Newsletter

Well Spring did not quite spring into action as we had hoped... in fact the weather here at Sparsholt has been changeable to say the least...

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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...