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The National Nurturing Schools Programme is a programme that allows staff to develop and embed a nurturing culture throughout their schools, enhancing teaching and learning, promoting healthy outcomes for children and young people, all by focusing on emotional needs and development as well as academic learning in a whole-school environment.


Project Leads

The role of the Nurture Assistant / Project Lead involves the development of programmes of support that are delivered over a period of time (usually between 6 weeks & 1 term) which are aimed at reducing the difficulties experienced by pupils


       Mrs Sarah Leddy                                                                                           Miss Jenny Courtney
   E.L.S.A Early Learning
   Support Assistant


  • Children's learning is understood developmentally.
  • The classroom offers a safe base.
  • Nurture is important for the development of well being.
  • Language is understood as a vital means of communication.
  • We understand that all behaviour is communication.
  • Transitions are significant in the lives of children


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