Children’s Learning Is Understood Developmentally
- No Forthcoming Dates
- Behaviours for Learning, Culture & Community, Inclusion
- Early Years, Primary
- Leadership, Teaching & Learning, Curriculum
- Free For Partner Schools
- Affiliate Schools Save 25%
A six day course in which we explore the six principles and how they apply to your setting in order to plan how to nurture change in your school or setting. By the end of the programme you will have a secure understanding of nurture principles; their pedagogy, rationale, concept and how they can help support the development of the whole child.
- Collaborating with your community using the nurture principles as a framework for change
- Solutions based coaching for your setting
- Convert the critics that nurture is not an add on but a foundation for driving change/improvement 11.1.22: The importance of nurture for the development of wellbeing ● What do we mean by nurture? ● Emotional literacy - ready to receive ● Securing the sense of self and engaging your senses ● Teachers Standards 1.3.22: Children’s learning is understood developmentally ● Stage not age ● Characteristics of Effective Learning ● Learning through play 26.4.22: Language is a vital means of communication ● Use of language in school ● Development of communication language skills ● Oracy ● Non verbal communication 17.5.22: All Behaviour communication ● Attachment ● Neuroscience ● Adults as safe base 14.6.22: The environment offers a safe base ● Does your setting provide a safe base? ● Creating nurturing spaces ● Nurturing the child through learning 18.104.22.168: The importance of transition in children’s lives ● What do we mean by transitions? ● Significant transitions in our lives ● Grief and Loss As part of this longitudinal study programme, a free one hour consultancy session is offered to each of the participating schools/settings to support their development. The half day courses are plugins to support your transition once the areas of need have been identified. These plugin courses may also be useful for the nurture leads and staff within your school /setting to support wider understanding of nurturing practices.
During the six sessions , there will be time allocated, once every half term to
● focus on areas of pedagogy related to each principle
● reflect on how it applies the context of your setting
● solutions based approach to champion nurturing change linked to school improvement
● Reflection and feedback sessions
This programme is suitable for
● Senior Leadership Teams across all phases
● Pastoral Leads
● Inclusion Leads
● Middle Leaders
● All phases
As part of this longitudinal study programme a free one hour consultancy session is offered to each of the participating schools/settings to support their development. The half day courses are plugins to support your transition once the areas of need have been identified.
These plugin courses may also be useful for the nurture leads and staff within your school /setting to support wider understanding of nurturing practices.
Nurturing Change - nurcha.org.uk
Nurturing change is a new organisation supporting children & young people to be the best they can be. The nurturing change approach has its foundation in the six principles of nurture, and a deep belief in the power of adults to support change in the lives of children and young people.
Jeni Barnacle - Director
Jeni Barnacle is a qualified primary teacher (Art) with postgraduate qualifications in Early Years and Nurture. She trained in Essex, while bringing up her children, moving to Norfolk as a NQT and teaching for the next twenty years in a range of schools. She enjoyed sharing her creative curriculum practices through Lead Literacy, numeracy and behaviour roles before becoming a headteacher
Jenni Moore - Director
Jenni Moore is a qualified Secondary Science Teacher, who has worked in Norfolk for her entire teaching career, most recently as Deputy Director of Science specialising in behaviour management. Trained in Nurture Principles and STEAM teaching Jenni has many years of experience of supporting pupils in finding their inspiration within subjects.Jenni also has a tandem career as a sports therapist and outdoors instructor having branched out to support pupils and staff in outdoor teaching and learning.This wealth of experience has been applied to a consultancy role with nurtureuk where her areas of specialism are wellbeing and curriculum.
Claire Hargrave - Director
Claire Hargrave is a qualified primary Teacher and mother of three, who has worked in London, Birmingham, Staffordshire and Suffolk, most recently as Head Teacher of two Early Years/KS1 Alternative Provisions. Trained in Nurture Principles and Solution Focussed Brief Therapy, Claire has many years of experience of supporting pupils and their adults in educational settings to identify unmet needs and find ways forward. Claire currently also offers associate consultant services to NurtureUK in the east of England.
Claire also has a tandem career in IT and website design, having written one of the very first school websites in the UK, and spoken at UK conferences about upcoming technologies and their benefits in supporting teaching and learning.