Theory and Practice of Nurture Groups (VRU) (online) – May 17
Across three days – 17th, 18th May and 6th 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
- 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
- The theoretical basis for The Boxall Profile.
- How to undertake a Boxall Profile Assessment and interpret its findings to plan a response to pupils’ needs.