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Running a Nurture Group
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Running a Nurture Group


May 2008 | 136 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

"A worthwhile book full of useful ideas and resources for nurture group practitioners. Simon Bishop is a skilled practitioner, and he links his contemporary, practical experience to the wider range of ideas and thinking that inform and underpin nurture group work in a helpful and accessible style."
—Jim Rose, Director
The Nurture Group Network

Setting up and running a nurture group in your school is an effective way to improve the quality of educational services for every child, not just those with special educational needs. This practical book offers a clear structure for making a nurture group work and provides tried-and-tested reproducible resources to support the whole process. The author explains how and why nurture groups work and:

  • Demonstrates how nurture groups benefit young children's social, emotional, and educational development
  • Gives practical advice on setting up and running a nurture group
  • Explains how to assess and monitor student progress
  • Provides materials for leading staff development sessions
  • Offers photocopiable resources on an accompanying CD-ROM

An inspirational read for all teachers and support staff, Running a Nurture Group will appeal to anyone working with young children who have emotional and behavioral difficulties.


 
Why Schools Need Nurture Groups: How a Nurture Group Will Help Every Child in Your School
 
How to Plan for a Nurture Group in Your Setting
 
How to Run a Nurture Group Effectively
 
Working With The Children In Your Nurture Group
 
What Happens When Things Go Wrong?
 
Training Your Staff

‘‘Running a Nurture Group is a worthwhile book full of useful ideas and resources for nurture group practitioners. Simon Bishop is a skilled nurture group practitioner and he links his contemporary, practical experience to the wider range of ideas and thinking that inform and underpin nurture group work in a helpful and accessible style. I am delighted to commend this important addition to the increasing literature on nurture groups.’’

Jim Rose, Director, The Nurture Group Network


How to run. a nurture group is a great practical guide on how to set up and make the most out of nurture. It gives practitioners good grounding for the boxhall theory and how to practically apply this.
Really interesting read and great resource.

Would recommend to practitioners who wish to learn more about nurture theory and apply it to their setting.

Miss Yeeman Lam
Childcare Department, Bishop Burton College
February 17, 2014

A very brief book would be better to include information on theory but ok as a basic introduction.

Mrs Samantha Ellis
Education , Coleg Llandrillo Cymru
March 13, 2013

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