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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 July Newsletter

Wow what a busy time we have recently and the summer term hasn’t even ended yet!

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Steeple Langford August Newsletter

I think 'celebration' is the word that best sums up the last month here at Steeple Langford...

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Sparsholt August Newsletter

A massive welcome to all of the new families that are joining us at Farley over the summer and in September...

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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...