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Born to be Wild: Venture featured in Manor Magazine

We were so excited to be featured in Manor Magazine! Read the lovely article by Anna Turns here.

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A whole year of Venture Hope Cove!

Here we are at the end of our first year in Hope Cove. We are feeling really happy with what we have created and extremely excited about the future. To be honest we entered this term with a little trepidation, wondering how everyone would cope with the weather. How wrong we were though, as we […] Continue reading

Challenge in the Autumn

The first half of the Autumn term has gone by so quickly. The children have been really busy and happy we are so pleased with how well both old and new Venturers have settled. We mustn’t forget that Venture is a challenge and that is a large part of why we are all doing it. […] Continue reading

Summer time news

We have all thoroughly enjoyed the summer term at Venture, it has been incredible to see Hope Cove transform from raging seas and mud to a beautiful, peaceful sunny haven. Now we are all looking forward to the return of mud, wind and the sea crashing over the wall! This is one of the many […] Continue reading

Sunny days

The children have all made so much progress since our last newsletter and so many of them are now really beginning to show a new confidence in what can be a very challenging environment. We can see their independence increasing and lovely new friendships being formed. For the first few weeks of term we enjoyed […] Continue reading

Four weeks into our first term at Venture!

We are four weeks in to our first term of Venture! All of the children have settled so well and are making new friends and we are really enjoying getting to know them all. The group have settled into a rhythm for the day, spending time getting ourselves equipped for an adventure together and deciding […] Continue reading

The Early Years curriculum, outdoors

We would like to share with you a little bit about how things work at Venture Outdoor Kindergarten and how this links with the Early Years Foundation Stage. We are very proud of our techniques and confident in our unique approach after many years of experience both with our own children and at work.   […] Continue reading

Zoe’s childhood memories

My affinity with the outdoors began amongst the beautiful Shropshire countryside where I grew up. My parents were keen to instill in their children an appreciation of the simple things in life and so family time was spent on long, rambling walks, bike rides and camping trips. When my parents were busy I, like most […] Continue reading

The opposite to ‘Nature Deficit Disorder’

At Venture Outdoor Kindergarten we support children in building their own unique relationship with nature. They experience the opposite to ‘Nature Deficit Disorder’; Healthy Nature Abundance!   https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2010/jun/05/nature-deficit-disorder-richard-louv

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Outdoor play keeps the doctor away

  Spending time with us at Venture Outdoor Kindergarten is excellent for your child's health and well-being. Find out more:   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16963807    

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