Sadly, it is likely that many in our school communities will be affected by Coronavirus and we have produced separate suggestions of bereavement resources for those supporting others after a bereavement.
Colleagues from the Diocese of Bath and Wells have produced some ideas to help children and young people explore feelings of loss of all kinds Exploring Loss with Children.
The National Governance Association has published information for supporting schools to deal with bereavement.
St Christopher’s Primary Multi Academy Trust has released a Bereavement Policy Guidelines 2020. The model document from Simon Says (including information from Babcock LD’s Critical Information Pack) has been distributed for guidance.
The Church of England has created a resource for schools on ways to support children working through grief bereavement and loss which may be of particular value as school open in September.
Canterbury Diocese has produced a pack to provide guidance to leaders and practical support on how to journey with people through grief.