The Street, Elmsett, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 6PA

01473 658303

Welcome to

Elmsett C of E Primary School.

Early Help Offer

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)

Breakfast Club

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

Forest School

Government Fruit and Vegetable Scheme

Educational Welfare Officer support


Accessing Early Help

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