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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 July Newsletter

Hasn’t the weather been gorgeous?! We have thoroughly enjoyed our summertime so far and long may it continue...

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Steeple Langford July Newsletter

What a wonderful sunny summer we are having and the children and staff have been absolutely loving it! The weather has been truly glorious..

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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...