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ELSA (Emotional Learning Supprt)

What is ELSA?


ELSA's are Emotional Support Literacy Assistants. An ELSA is a warm and caring person who wants to help children feel happy in school. Our aim is to build children's emotional development and help them cope with life's challenges.

What can an ELSA help with?


* Emotional regulation     * Emotional literacy     * Self-esteem     * Social Skills   

* Relationships     * Friendship issues     * Managing strong feelings   

* Anxiety    * Growth Mindset     * Bullying      * Conflict   

* Loss & Bereavement


What might we do in an ELSA session?


* Group or Individual sessions   * Lego Therapy

* Check-ins   * Puppets   * Crafts

* Stories   * Role Play   * Discussions

* Games   * Mindful clolouring   * Relaxation