Supporting a bereaved student in secondary school

Bereaved young people in secondary school need the stability of a familiar routine with caring adults. Read more

Support for the family

Information and support for a bereaved family with a pupil in secondary school. Read more

Support for yourself

Supporting a bereaved child can be emotionally draining and it is important to recognise when you need some help. Read more

Secondary school bereavement policy

Why should a secondary school have a bereavement policy? Planning for a critical incident or tragedy and the role of the school. Read more

Schools' Information Pack

An information pack for schools supporting bereaved pupils in secondary schools - loss, death and grief. The pack contains a series of A4 fact sheets, offering guidance, support and information when a death occurs in the school community or when a school is facing an expected death. Can be Downloaded free of charge. Read more

Books and resources

Books can be used to introduce death and grief to young people.  By choosing books suitable for individual circumstances, they can also be used to help bereaved pupils to feel less alone and make sense of confusing and overwhelming emotions. Read more