School leadership resources for grief, bereavement and loss - based on the CofE Vision for Education:
We help children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families:
Highlight – Managing Behaviour a guide for schools (including a framework for writing a bereavement policy for your school)
The Children’s Bereavement centre supports children, young people and families in the local area, their services are free and you can refer children to them. They also have some great resources on their website.
Here are some booklets to work through when a child has been bereaved, they are age related:
In partnership with an experienced school chaplain, this booklet has been put together by Church Army to help youth workers help young people who have been bereaved during the Covid 19 crisis.
It offers practical steps and a thoughtful approach, all shaped by years of experience of helping young people through grief.
Please find below, from Cruse Bereavement Care:
Plus they offer free bereavement counselling for adults
St Barnabas hospice is a leading charity in Lincolnshire providing palliative and end-of-life care to adults living with life-limiting or terminal illness
The Lonely Tree, Nicholas Halliday
- The Heart of the Bottle, Oliver Jeffers
- It’s a No Money Day, Kate Milner
- Muddles, Puddles and Sunshine, Diana Crossley
- Badgers Parting Gifts, Susan Varley
- The Huge Bag of Worries, Virginia Ironside
- Michael Rosen’s Sad Book, Michael Rosen
- A Pocketful of Stars, Aisha Busby
- The Fault in our Stars, John Green
- Goodnight Mr Tom, Michelle Magorian
The Grieving Child in the Classroom, Sue Trace Lawrence
Supporting Dying Children and their Families, Paul Nash