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An important step in the right direction – new behaviour guidance is a welcome shift

New guidance that highlights the importance of a whole school approach to behaviour is now in force in schools in England.  The advice, published by the Department for Education (DfE),…

Helping children to get Ready to Learn

The beginning of a new academic year means that children and young people will be making a transition, whether that is to a new year group or bigger moves such…
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nurtureuk receives DfE assurance for Senior Mental Health Leads training programmes

We are delighted to announce that we are now a Department for Education (DfE) assured provider for Senior Mental Health Leads training in schools.  Our comprehensive training programmes, The National…
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The importance of a whole school approach – welcoming new guidelines on wellbeing in education.

New guidelines on wellbeing in education have highlighted the need for a whole school approach to social, emotional and mental health (SEMH).  The guidelines have been published by the National…
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Applying the Six Principles of Nurture

This blog has been written by Ciaran Thapar, author of Cut Short: Why We’re Failing Our Youth — and How to Fix It. As a youth worker and writing coach,…

The importance of nurture for LGBTQ+ young people

All children and young people deserve the opportunity to flourish, both in the classroom and beyond. They should have access to the support they need, when they need it, and…
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Why we should encourage children to start gardening

It is National Children’s Gardening Week, an opportunity to celebrate the fun of gardening for children. It is a great activity for children to enjoy outside in the fresh air…
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The impact of nurture for those ‘on the fringes’

We know that a nurturing approach can have an incredible effect on the lives of children and young people, and we love to hear about the real-life impact it has…

Tackling loneliness by building nurturing connections

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, and this year aims to highlight the impact of loneliness. Research from the Mental Health Foundation found that loneliness affects millions…