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Theory and Practice of Nurture Groups (VRU) (online) – 15 June


June 15 @ 9:00 am
July 13 @ 4:00 pm
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Across three days – 15th, 16th June and 13th July, 9am-4pm.


Part 1: 2 consecutive days

Part 2: 1 day (4 – 6 weeks later)

What you’ll learn

This programme focuses on the theory of nurture, and its significance and implications for good practice. Key topics include:

The theoretical framework underpinning nurture groups and nurturing approaches

Nurture Principles

  • The relevance of early childhood experiences on the learning, development, and wellbeing of children and young people.
  • How attachment theory and neuroscience underpin the Six Principles of Nurture and nurture practice.

The Boxall Profile 

  • How to undertake a Boxall Profile Assessment and interpret its findings to plan a response to pupils’ needs.