October 2018 - we have gained the Wellbeing Award for Schools (WAS)
ELSA: Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA support) on site ELSA's = Deena Lidgett, Helen Noman, Dawn McDermott
ELSA’s promote the emotional wellbeing of children and young people.
Their role is to support children and young people to understand and regulate their own emotions whilst also respecting the feelings of those around them.
The benefits of working with ELSAs are reported to be improvements in individuals’ confidence, self-esteem, understanding and management of emotions, behaviour and social skills.
ELSA’s operate across the school, sixth form and residence.
Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: a Green Paper (Department of Health and Department for Education)
MHFA England February 2017 Newsletter (Mental Health First Aid England)
WAS - Wellbeing Award for Schools
Promote positive social and emotional wellbeing, mental health and wellness for pupils and staff in your school.
24 HOUR SUPPORT DIAGRAM