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Safe Spaces

Reducing barriers to learning.

Ensuring that schools and school environments are safe spaces for children to learn and thrive in is incredibly important. This section contains some tools, resources and information to help ensure that your school has the necessary spaces available.

   Attachment Aware Schools Programme

Attachment awareness in schools is aimed at helping schools to develop an ethos and school community which is attachment aware and able to provide a nurturing environment and positive relationships to promote secure attachments. By developing an understanding of attachment theory, pract...Read more

   Quick Questions

These questions (in no particular order) are designed to get you thinking about the current provision and knowledge of safe spaces available in your school. Do your pupils understand what a 'safe space' is?Do your pupils feel safe in school?Do your pupils have a ...Read more

   The Nurture Group Network

The Nurture Group Network promotes the development of nurture groups. These are small groups of children, who need short-focused support to help address issues connected to social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. They ensure the continuing qual...Read more