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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 November Newsletter

Next week we will be celebrating two things – Diwali and Children in Need...

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Steeple Langford November Newsletter

What a glorious autumn we have had. The leaves looked amazing in the warm sunshine....

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Sparsholt November Newsletter

I always like to start with talking about the weather in a newsletter, but it seems October has surprised us all with rain, shine, frost and wind!

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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...