Nurture

Wargrave C of E Primary School is fully committed to develop the whole child; spiritually, emotionally, physically and academically. In response to the challenges that many of our children face, which can result in emotional vulnerability we have developed the Sunshine Place.

Aims of the Nurture Group

  • To increase inclusive practice for children with emotional, social and/or behavioural difficulties and to develop ways in which the school supports such children providing a small-scale setting in which children can experience nurturing care from two caring adults, who actively work towards enabling their successful reintegration;
  • To facilitate a positive whole school ethos, ensuring a predictable, calm and purposeful environment and timetable, free from curriculum pressures;
  • To raise the achievement of children with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties
  • To develop self-esteem and social skills;
  • To increase joint working practices between agencies
  • To work in partnership with parents and teachers to achieve consistency of approach at home and school;
  • To develop relationships between adults and children, building trust, confidence and reliability;
  • To develop responsibility for self and others;
  • To help children learn appropriate behaviour;
  • To help children make decisions and wise choices through understanding the consequences of certain ways of behaving;
  • To provide an environment that supports and listens to children and parents;

Miss Breeze - Pastoral LSA