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Nurture Schools

Please find information about our work as a Nurture School below -

Across the federation we are currently working towards becoming a nurture school, but what does that mean for you and your children? 

What is Nurture? 

‘To Nurture is to care and protect someone or something while they are growing’ 

What does a Nurturing School mean? 

Nurture schools are increasingly being introduced across primary, secondary and early learning settings. Research clearly shows the impact that Nurture can have on attainment as well as social and emotional wellbeing. At the heart of Nurture is a focus on wellbeing and relationships and a drive to support the growth and development of children and young people. A Nurturing approach has been promoted as a key approach to supporting behaviour, wellbeing, attainment and achievement in schools. 

What is a Nurture Group?

Nurture groups offer a focused intervention which addresses barriers to learning arising from social, emotional or behavioural difficulties, in an inclusive, supportive manner. The Nurture group works alongside the whole school Nurturing approach.


The Six Principles Of Nurture

1.       Children's learning is understood developmentally

2.       The classroom offers a safe base

3.       The importance of nurture for the development of wellbeing

4.       Language is a vital means of communication

5.       All behaviour is communication

6.       The importance of transition in children's lives

The six principles of nurture were developed by educational professionals Eva Holmes and Eve Boyd (1999).



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