Every child able to learn

Improving the life chances of children and young people

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

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Why schools should adopt a whole-school approach to nurture
A whole-school approach to nurture focuses on the emotional development and academic learning of all pupils, as well as embedding the Six Principles of Nurture throughout the policies and practices…
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The tools teachers really need
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…
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A powerful portrayal of the need for nurture
Serious violence, gang membership and sexual exploitation – the final report from the Commission On Young Lives (COYL) paints a horrifying picture of the growing risks for vulnerable young people. …
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nurtureuk’s AGM sets out vision for future
Inspirational and enlightening are just two of the words that spring to mind when describing yesterday’s nurtureuk AGM.  As a new nurtureuk employee, it was the first time I had…
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International Journal of Nurture in Education Volume 8 now published
The latest volume of the International Journal of Nurture in Education has now been published. This issue features papers from across the world, including a study of nurture group implementation…
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nurtureuk and Tender to deliver new inclusive education programme in London
nurtureuk and Tender are delighted to announce their roles in a transformational new programme aimed at tackling school exclusions in London. The charities have been named as joint delivery partners for the…