The Street, Elmsett, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 6PA
In the light of Jesus, we learn to shine
Early Help Offer
At Elmsett we understand that from time to time family life can have its complications. These may be times when you need a little extra help.
To support and advise you at such times we have an Early Help Offer.
Our safeguarding and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities teams can offer advice on a range of concerns or can signpost parents to other sources of information, help and support.
What sort of concerns might parents share with our team?
A wide range of issues such as behaviour management, financial worries and debts, domestic abuse, housing concerns, mobility difficulties, bereavement and loss, cyber bullying - in fact any concerns which you are worried might be having a negative impact on your child(ren).
What are we able to offer in response to your concerns?
The school's mental well-being hub – trained mental health specialist (Miss Hilton)
After School Clubs
Lunchtime sittings to reduce the number of children in the dinner hall
Induction sessions for children starting Reception class, including home visits
In house safeguarding protocols
Bespoke learning interventions e.g. reading, mathematics, phonics
Parent Information Sessions (academic and pastoral)
Parental support for children with special needs and disabilities
Government Fruit and Vegetable Scheme
Educational Welfare Officer support
Parents can access early help if they have concerns about their child’s behaviour, learning or anything else here at :
Parents can also access help and advice at the Young Minds website by CLICKING HERE