Research & evidence

Our goal is to bring a nurturing education to as many children as possible. To help us achieve this, we gather, promote and support research on the impact of the nurture approach on pupils’ welfare and achievement.

International Journal of Nurture in Education

The International Journal for Nurture in Education aims to attract papers that will explore themes related to nurture in education in the context of emotional and mental wellbeing.

Projects

Boxall Childhood Project (2017-2019)

Boxall Childhood Project We have recognised for a long time the important role schools and teachers play in identifying the social emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs of children and…

Lancaster Nurture Group Report

In spring this year, we trained 40 pilot schools taking part in the Boxall Childhood Project to use the Boxall Profile to assess the SEMH of their pupils.
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Now You See Us report (2019)

Now You See Us report Executive Summary Previously undiscovered social, emotional and mental health need found by school-wide study of primary school pupils. Nurtureuk released the findings of a study…

Nurture Portrait 2016-2017

In spring this year, we trained 40 pilot schools taking part in the Boxall Childhood Project to use the Boxall Profile to assess the SEMH of their pupils.

Queen’s University Belfast report executive summary (2016)

Queen’s University Belfast report executive summary Nurture groups have been hailed as “highly successful” in improving outcomes for children in a new report launched by the Department of Education Northern…

The EEF toolkit and nurture groups

The EEF toolkit and nurture groups To view the full report for the EEF toolkit and nurture groups, please click on the download button below. Download
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Systematic review of nurture group literature

Systematic review of nurture group literature To view the full report for a systematic review of nurture group literature, please click on the download button below. Download