Welcome to the Bereavement, Loss and Grief Page
In this page you will find a comprehensive package of information, resources and guidance aimed to enhance the support you offer to children, young people, families and colleagues who have, or are experiencing, bereavement or loss. To get the best from these resources we advise that you take some time to familiarise yourselves with the information, make relevant documents visible and readily available to children, young people and families and display posters in your establishment.
A Community Approach to Supporting Bereavement, Loss and Grief: Guidance for Educational Establishments
In this comprehensive guidance you will find information relating to bereavement theories, impact of childhood bereavement, how children understand death at different ages, the role of education staff and how you can support bereaved pupils. You will also find sector specific resources, books, information on developing a bereavement policy and local and national support organisations.
Use the contents page to quickly access the information that is relevant to you.
- Supporting Anticipatory Grief
- Where to Find Help
- Covid-19: Supporting Loss and Grief
- Coping Strategies and Practical Ideas for those Bereaved and those Supporting Them
- Information Documents for Parents, Carers, Staff and Visitors
- Booklets for Children
- Leaflets & Posters
- Quick Access Resources