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Sunny Bank Primary School

Sunny BankPrimary School

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6 Principles of Nurture


We are delighted to introduce The Six Principles Of Nurture. These principles guide our approach to creating a supportive and enriching environment for all children at Sunny Bank. These principles are central to our commitment to fostering the emotional, social and academic development of every child. We believe that by adhering to these principles, we can ensure that each child at Sunny Bank feels safe, valued and understood. 



The Six Principles Of Nurture


Sunny Bank classrooms offer a safe base

Our classrooms are designed to be safe havens where children feel secure and supported. This stable environment allows them to explore, learn and grow with confidence.


We understand the importance of transition in our lives

Transitions can be challenging, whether they are between activities, academic levels or life stages. At Sunny Bank, we provide guidance and support to help children navigate these changes smoothly.


Nurture is important to our well-being

Nurturing relationships are key to emotional well-being. We prioritise creating positive connections between the children, teachers and all staff to promote sense of belonging and happiness. 


All behaviour is communication

We recognise that behaviour is a form of communication. By understanding and interpreting behaviours, we can address the underlying needs and provide appropriate support. 


Language is a vital means of communication

Effective communication is essential for learning and relationships. We emphasize the development of language skills to help children express themselves clearly and confidently. 


Our learning is understood developmentally

We appreciate that each child develops at their own pace. Our teaching strategies are tailored to meet the developmental stages of our children, ensuring that learning is meaningful and accessible to all.


These principles reflect our dedication to nurturing the whole child, we aim to empower our children to thrive both academically and emotionally. Together we can ensure that every child at Sunny Bank feels safe, supported and ready to reach their full potential. 


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