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Affirmation cards

August 4, 2018
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Affirmation cards The word affirm means to ‘state something that is true’. Affirmation cards have simple  but positive messages that help to develop a child’s sense of self. When used regularly it is hoped that the children will absorb the positive message and become more positive in their outlook in life. They will really begin […]

Pupil Observation Record

June 22, 2018
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Pupil Observation Record This sheet was created for a Facebook group member. She wanted something to help observe many areas for a child she worked with. I came up with this. Download: observation record Some more resources you will LOVE! Click the pictures to take you there  

New ELSA Assessments 2017

July 10, 2017
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ELSA Assessments   ***Please see the BRAND NEW EXCEL VERSION Back to these paper assessments A few people were asking about having a section for anxiety so I decided to revamp the whole ELSA assessments and split it into sections. You can use all of it but also you could only use the bits that […]

Pupil Feedback Form – ELSA Sessions

April 26, 2017
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Pupil Feedback Form This form can be used pre and post intervention and will give you a bit more evidence should you need it on pupil progress. Like many resources I have created in the past it was an ELSA who contacted me and asked if this was something I provided. Through discussion in the […]

ELSA Poster

October 11, 2016
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Just a little poster to put up in your ELSA Area. Download: elsa-sign

ELSA Room signs

September 27, 2016
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Just a couple of signs for your ELSA Area which might be useful. Here is a confidentiality sign: Download: confidentiality-sign ELSA Room Sign Download: elsa-room Download: elsa-room-2

Invitation to ELSA sessions

May 12, 2016
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Someone mentioned in the ELSA Group about sending an invitation to children for their sessions. This makes them feel very special. Here is one that I have just made. I will make some more soon and add them to this post. Download: Invitation 1

My School Experience assessment sheet

February 15, 2016
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A huge thank you to Ros for sharing this sheet which she uses with the children she works with. Ros says ‘I use it with lower secondary pupils and have adapted it for primary. Subject Are they good at it? Do they like it? Do they like the teacher/teaching style? Do they like the class […]

Anger worksheet

February 4, 2016
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Just a little anger worksheet for you to work through with a child. Download: anger worksheet Also check out my ‘Anger workbook’, ‘Anger game’, ‘anger intervention’ and ‘anger intervention early years’

What does an ELSA do? Presentation for children (or adults)

January 23, 2016
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Two people contacted me this week asking if I had anything to help explain the role of an ELSA to children. After having a bit of a search on the internet I found that School counselors in America use a ‘First Aid Kit’ to introduce their role. This kit consists of the following: Tissues Toothpicks […]