Welcome to the Sunshine Room!
Nurture Manager: Mrs Vickers
The Sunshine Room has been developed to support a small group of children in their personal, social, emotional and behavioural development in order to help them to access the classroom more easily. Our lovely, homely space is a combination of a living room and classroom so that it is a relaxing and safe place where the children enjoy spending time.
We received the Quality Mark Award for our Nurture provision in September 2017 and the National Nurturing Schools award in November 2019,we are the only School in RBWM to have received both these awards and are very proud that our provision has been recognised by Nurture UK for our excellent practice.
The six principles of Nurture are:
- Children's learning is understood developmentally
- The importance of nurture for Well being
- All behaviour is communication
- The classroom offers a safe base
- Language is a vital means of communication
- The importance of transition in children's lives
From October half term I will be running self -esteem groups, social and emotional groups, friendship groups and outdoor learning for 6-8 children with a Nurture focus Wednesday - Friday afternoons. These groups will run for 8 weeks. We also have a Teaching Assistant Miss G Holberry who is ELSA Trained ( Emotional Literacy Support Assistant) will also offer some 1:1 support sessions around social and emotional skills. Children are identified for support by their Teachers but if you also have any concerns please come and chat to me and we can discuss what would be a supportive intervention to put in place.