A nurture group uses a nurturing approach to enable children and young people to engage with missing early nurturing experiences.
This will giving them the social and emotional skills to:
A nurture group is a specialist form of provision in schools for children and young people who have social emotional and behaviour difficulties. Nurture groups are led by teachers and there will be less than 12 children or young people in a group.
The group will help replace missing or distorted early nurturing experiences. It immerses children and young people in an accepting and warm environment. This helps them develop positive relationships with both their teachers and peers. The group will do a mix of home and school activities. This includes:
The children and young people still share curriculum time, breaks and lunch with their mainstream classmates.
Children and young people who attend a nurture group will: