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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 2017 Newsletter

Our children have been relishing the (slightly) warmer weather, sunshine and the evenings drawing out...

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Steeple Langford March 2017 Newsletter

Haven’t we had a very chilly February! We have definitely made the most of our new yurt,...

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Sparsholt March 2017 Newsletter

As I write this storm Doris has finally left us. February has literally blown away so rapidly...

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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...