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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 March Newsletter

Our children have been relishing the (slightly) warmer weather, sunshine and the evenings drawing out. The frogs have woken and are croaking...

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Steeple Langford February Newsletter

We had a very exciting morning the other day as we all woke up to a blanket of fabulous white, fluffy snow! The children had great fun rolling, running and sliding...

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Sparsholt February Newsletter

Well what a chilly start to the year it has been for all of us! We have been experiencing some frosty mornings...

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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...