Nurturing Approaches : One Day Virtual Conference

  • No Forthcoming Dates
  • Online
  • Culture & Community
  • Full
  • Early Years, Primary
  • Leadership, Teaching & Learning, Curriculum
  • Partner Schools Save 50%
  • Affiliate Schools Save 25%
  • Free
Overview

The day will aim to be nurturing with a mix of practical ideas and theory to support schools and settings wherever they are on their nurture journey.

The conference will be led by Jeni Barnacle who brings her own experience of twenty years of using nurturing approaches as a teacher, headteacher, consultant and trainer and led nurtureuk’s pilot Nurture Hub project.

Jeni will be sharing

  • an overview of nurture approaches and nurture principles
  • her experience as one of the first to embed nurture principles as a whole school approach transforming a failing school into a vibrant learning community
  • the impact of using The Boxall Profile(™) as whole school screening tool for school improvement
  • how to create a nurturing curriculum and environment
  • The benefits of a whole school Toast Time

Draft Agenda:

10am - Intro and welcome

10.05am - Overview of nurture approaches and nurture principles

10.45am - Breakout for discussion

11.00am - feedback from discussion

11.15am - Drinks/toilet break

11.25am - Impact on your school of embedding nurture principles

12.00pm - Lunch

12.30pm - Boxall Profile- how using it provides evidence to identify needs & informs practice

1.00pm - Breakouts to discuss use of Boxall

1.15pm - feedback from discussion

1.30pm - Drinks/toilet break

1.40pm - How to create a nurturing curriculum and environment & Toast Time

2.10pm - Breakouts to discuss

2.30pm - feedback from discussion

2.45pm - open forum for questions and thoughts

£40 per person for Partner Schools £80 per person for Affiliate Schools £120 per person for non-members

About The Course

The day will aim to be nurturing with a mix of practical ideas and theory to support schools and settings wherever they are on their nurture journey.

The conference will be led by Jeni Barnacle who brings her own experience of twenty years of using nurturing approaches as a teacher, headteacher, consultant and trainer and led nurtureuk’s pilot Nurture Hub project.

Jeni will be sharing

  • an overview of nurture approaches and nurture principles
  • her experience as one of the first to embed nurture principles as a whole school approach transforming a failing school into a vibrant learning community
  • the impact of using The Boxall Profile(™) as whole school screening tool for school improvement
  • how to create a nurturing curriculum and environment
  • The benefits of a whole school Toast Time

Draft Agenda:

10am - Intro and welcome

10.05am - Overview of nurture approaches and nurture principles

10.45am - Breakout for discussion

11.00am - feedback from discussion

11.15am - Drinks/toilet break

11.25am - Impact on your school of embedding nurture principles

12.00pm - Lunch

12.30pm - Boxall Profile - how using it provides evidence to identify needs & informs practice

1.00pm - Breakouts to discuss use of Boxall

1.15pm - feedback from discussion

1.30pm - Drinks/toilet break

1.40pm - How to create a nurturing curriculum and environment & Toast Time

2.10pm - Breakouts to discuss

2.30pm - feedback from discussion

2.45pm - open forum for questions and thoughts

£40 per person for Partner Schools £80 per person for Affiliate Schools £120 per person for non-members

About the Programme Leader

Jeni Barnacle

Jeni has a proven track record as a head teacher, including leading and managing a primary school through significant change and challenge using the nurture principles from 2002. One of the first schools nationally to do so and facilitating the transformation of a ‘failing and challenging school’ to a vibrant holistic learning environment for all the community including the innovation of a foundation unit for 3-5yr olds. The principles involve creating an atmosphere of mutual respect and positive values, though an early years approach, a rich creative curriculum with a priority on outdoors learning. The school featured on Teachers TV Happiest days programme (2007) resulting in Jeni speaking at a number of high profile conferences to share the impact.

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