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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 November Newsletter

Well after celebrating all that lovely late summer weather, it seems that overnight Autumn is upon us! All of the children are now in their waterproofs, getting muddy and wet everyday and making the most of the suddenly far more muddy mud pit!

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Steeple Langford November Newsletter

What a busy time we have been having here at Steeple Langford since our last newsletter...

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Sparsholt November Newsletter

Here at Farley Nursery School at Sparsholt we have successfully completed our first half term, and what a fantastic time has been had by everyone...

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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...