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ELSA / Nurture Group


What is ELSA?

ELSA is emotional literacy support. Children are taken for sessions to help them with their emotional wellbeing.

Building children's emotional development so that they can feel happy in school and reach their potential educationally. As well as helping them to cope with life's challenges.


What areas does an ELSA help with?

  • Loss and bereavement
  • Emotional Literacy
  • Self-esteem
  • Social Skills
  • Friendship issues
  • Relationships
  • Managing strong feelings
  • Anxiety and worries
  • Bullying
  • Conflict
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Growth Mindset
  • Social and therapeutic stories
  • Problem solving