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Hillside First School

ELSA Support

Welcome to our ELSA support page

This is a difficult and stressful time for us all.  Please don’t feel under pressure to recreate a school learning environment at home. The most important thing in these times of uncertainty is to spend time with your family; cuddle up together, take turns in reading, do puzzles, build dens, bake, watch TV together.  In other words do not stress about your children not keeping up with their schoolwork.  Your children will not learn much if they are stressed.

Although this is an unsettling time, it could very well be a time that they remember as the best time in their life through spending precious time with family members.

Visual stories are a useful way of helping children to understand.  Here are some links to some good examples: