Initiative Description: This systematic review aimed to identify and examine group-based interventions delivered in UK schools. Nurture groups (circle meet and greet, directed activity aiming to develop co-operation, listening, teamwork, turn-taking, problem-solving and self-esteem, followed by snack and free time to choose an activity, and goodbye).
Study Results: Nurture Groups improved social wellbeing
Reference: Cheney, G., Schlösser, A., Nash, P., & Glover, L. (2014). Targeted group-based interventions in schools to promote emotional well-being: A systematic review. Clinical Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 19(3), 412-438. doi:10.1177/1359104513489565
Level of Evidence: Good