The course is designed to help delegates set up and/or develop a nurture group. Using the Boxall Profile to identify pupils who will benefit from nurture groups as well as looking at ways to encourage children build their confidence and learn good behaviour are just some of the areas covered. The course will also examine what makes an outstanding nurture group and how to prepare for inspection.
- Understand nurture principles in everyday practice.
- Set up and implement nurture group routines.
- Create curriculum structure and development plan.
- Develop working relationship with parents and carers.
- Examine a nurture policy.
- Implement guidelines for resettling children.
- Guidance for toast time.
'A very interesting, though provoking day. Fantastic trainer full of great theory, advice, ideas etc.'
N Brinning, Sr Teacher, Grangetown Nursery School, Cardiff
'Very relevant and interesting. Provided me with lots of ideas to improve my existing nurture group and to pass onto teaching staff.'
L Hassall, Lead TA, The Bemrose School, Derby
'A Fantastic course delivered with enthusiasm. It has left me with a clear understanding of the expectations and requirements needed to set up a nurture group. Diolch Julie.'
J Richards, Roath Park Primary School, Cardiff
'Extremely beneficial - very good mix between reasons for behaviour and how to set up a nurture group, balance between theory and practice. Can't wait to go back to school to start on our journey to establish a nurture group. Thank you.'
L Edmunds, Deputy Headteacher, Penygarn Community Primary School