Every child able to learn

Every child able to learn

Championing nurture in education

We help to unlock pupils’ potential, by removing barriers to learning. In the last two years we’ve reached:


children and young people


 education professionals

Who we work with

We support the whole education system, to ensure that every child and young person gets the support they need to have the best possible chance in life.

and Trusts
Local Education
Violence Reduction Units
Researchers and Academics

Removing the barriers

to learning by

Training practitioners in nurture provision and providing tools and resources

Helping to foster a nurturing culture across the whole school

Influencing educational policy

Campaigning to raise awareness

Success stories

A photo of a young male adult called Connah
Watch Connah's story as talks about how a nurture group enabled him to communicate with others more effectively by building up his confidence.
A photo of a young female adult called Emma
Watch Emma's story as she explains how a nurture group helped to build up her confidence and to overcome her anxiety at school.
A photo of a young male adult called Shane
Watch Shane's story to see how being a part of a nurture group supported him to overcome issues at home and help with his anger management.

Latest news and blog posts

Four school children and a female teacher
Nurture groups: creating a safe base for learning
Across the UK, we’re seeing a dramatic spike in anxiety and absentee levels due to the impact of Covid-19 and broader socio-economic challenges. Severe absence has soared by 134% when…
5 school children and a teacher gardening
The benefits of gardening for children’s wellbeing
With National Children’s Gardening Week just around the corner, it offers the perfect opportunity to introduce some gardening activities into the classroom.  Gardening brings a whole host of learning opportunities…
A girl in the play area at school
Supporting children and young people with anxiety
Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health problems, and they are thought to affect up to 19% of children and young people across the UK. They affect…
Two women and a man sitting together at a table
A tribute to Dominic Gubb, Senior Director of Learning at Afon Tâf High School
Afon Tâf High School in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, is a fantastic example of how implementing a whole-school approach to nurture can support the social, emotional and mental health needs of…
A group of school children and a female teacher looking at a book
Attachment theory: why is it so important?
Our first relationship with our carers acts as a lifelong template, moulding and shaping our capacity to enter into and maintain successful subsequent relationships. Advances in neuroscience and the development…
A group of children smiling and jumping outside
Nurture: what is it and why is it needed?
Children and young people are dealing with social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) issues like never before. In the UK, the need for better support was widely recognised even before…