Archbishop Wake

CE Primary School

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On this page, you will find useful links and support on the topic of emotional literacy. We hope you find it helpful and useful.

If you come across anything that you find helpful (web sites, Twitter support, or resources), please let the school know. Either email on, or use the pastoral email address:

We have two ELSA's in school, we have years of experience as ELSA's and absolutely love the role. Our names are Lisa Phillips and Debbie Walton-Smith.

The ELSA Team

Emotional Literacy Support - Welcome!

What does an ELSA do? This is a PowerPoint presentation about what ELSAs do. It is for pupils, to help them understand our role and what we can do to help and support them. Each item represent a reminder of an aspect of the job and how it can help them.

In one minute: What is "Emotional Literacy" and How Can You Learn It?

When we learn language, we develop "literacy." Emotional Literacy is all about the language of emotion. This learnable skill makes a tremendous difference in...

We All Have Mental Health

Download the accompanying teacher toolkit from It's free! We All Have Mental Health is an animation designed to give y...

Talking Mental Health

Talking Mental Health is an animation designed to help begin conversations about mental health in the classroom and beyond. The animation and accompanying re...