News

Learning to find magic in challenging times

Life at the moment is challenging for all of us in one way or another. We feel extremely grateful to escape to this little peaceful corner of the world and to spend the day experiencing life through the eyes of a child, as magical and extraordinary. There have been many special moments this half term […] Continue reading

Why the adults at Venture are ‘not helpful’

What an incredible term we have had so far. We are so proud of the achievements many of the children have made and our hearts sing as we scan our eyes across the garden to watch a flurry of enthusiastic, happy and busy children.  As we have had some questions and queries from parents since […] Continue reading

Hope Cove team

As we near the end of our first term back at Venture, as well as welcoming many new children we have also welcomed wonderful new people to our team. Here are some of their thoughts on Venture. Cathryn has revelled in her first term at Venture and has been particularly blown away watching the learning […] Continue reading

Venture Kitley Farm, a parents’ view

We really enjoyed reading this beautifully written account and Natasha has very kindly allowed us to share it with you all. If any of you ever feel inclined to share your thoughts of Venture we would love to receive more parents’ views/write ups. REVIEW – Venture Kindergarten for Green Parent Magazine By Natasha Block Hicks […] Continue reading

Autumn outdoors

We can’t believe that we are nearing the end of the first half of the Autumn term at Venture Kitley Farm.  It is at this time of year that we usually like to invite parents into our settings to gain an insight into the unique model of learning we use at Venture, but as current […] Continue reading

First six weeks at Venture Kitley Farm

We have had a truly brilliant 6 weeks at our new Kitley Farm setting and have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know you all. We have been lucky to have a great combination of sun and rain, giving us many different opportunities and experiences. From splashing in puddles, delighting in being squirted by the hose and […] Continue reading

One moment of many incredible moments

These past few weeks at Venture have been rather extraordinary and we feel very fortunate that we were able to spend this time with these inspiring children. There have been many memorable moments, but this particular moment reminds us why Venture is so special. It was a sunny, yet windy day and we headed off […] Continue reading

Megan’s Childhood Memories

I grew up in a small village in Devon. It was one of those villages where you know everyone, a wonderful place to grow up. Days were spent walking to the common at the top of the village with my sister, collecting sticks along the way to build dens and fires. Finding the steepest lane […] Continue reading

Reflections on Venture

As we excitedly move on to new adventures and opening another Kindergarten, we are looking at what we have created, and ensuring that we don’t lose sight of what our vision and dreams are. We continue to strive towards the perfect environment for the children, and within this the most rewarding job for our practitioners. […] Continue reading

Press Release

   PRESS RELEASE Pioneering South Hams kindergarten to open two new sites Expansion in response to huge demand for places Endorsement of unique outdoor educational approach A pioneering South Hams kindergarten is to open two new sites in Yealmpton and Kingsbridge following unprecedented demand for places. Venture Outdoor Kindergarten, which has operated from a base […] Continue reading