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Developing problem solving, reasoning and numeracy outdoors

Ofsted good practice example showing how Farley Nursery School uses the outdoors to develop problem solving, reasoning and numeracy.

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This example shows how children at Farley Nursery School spend much of their day exploring outside where imaginative activities are planned to develop their problem-solving, reasoning and numeracy skills. Using the outdoor space gives children excellent opportunities to explore concepts such as distance and height, which are more limited indoors.

Published 24 April 2012