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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 July Newsletter

What fun we have had at Steeple Langford this month. We were very lucky to have a visit from our friend Uncle Bob, a local farmer...

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Sparsholt July Newsletter

Well the weather in June has been scorching hot for everyone here at Sparsholt. The sun has been shining, the children have enjoyed splashing...

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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...