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Wimborne St Giles

Church of England First School and Nursery

"We flourish not for our own sake, but so we can look outwards and give."

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'Together We Grow: Together We Give' - Ezekiel 47 : 12

What is ELSA all about?

  • What does ELSA stand for:

 

 

Emotional Literacy Support Assistant

 

 

 

 

  • What is it all about?

    ELSA is a training course aimed at teaching assistants in schools. Examples of things covered on the course are Social skills, emotions, bereavement, social stories and therapeutic stories, anger management, self-esteem, counselling skills such as solution focused and friendship.

 

  • If you want to have a look yourself

 

The educational psychologist – Sheila Burton is the founder of the ELSA course and this is her website:

 

http://www.elsanetwork.org/

 

This ELSA kit consists of the following:

 

  • Tissues                                    Listening ear                               Time
  • A smile                                     Eraser                                         Advice
  • Chocolate bar                          Star                                             Hope
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