Supporting Children Worried About Terrorism
Advice from the Metropolitan Police is to "continue with your plans as usual. Please be vigilant, but be alert, not alarmed".
In a major event, we will keep parents informed and reassured via texts.
Resources to help support children:
Supporting children after the London Bridge Attack (Lgfl) https://www.lgfl.net/news/dyn/9d7c0994-6d07-4931-9816-9d0a50f41fc8
Advice if you’re upset by the news (Newsround) https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/13865002
Supporting children worried about terrorism (NSPCC) https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-we-do/news-opinion/supporting-children-worried-about-terrorism/
How to talk to children about terrorism (The Conversation) https://theconversation.com/how-to-talk-to-children-about-terrorism-78290
Age Appropriate Support Guideposts Following a Traumatic Event – Parry and Oldfield http://www.safeguardinginschools.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/the-conversation-talking-with-children-about-traumatic-events-supplementary-file.pdf
Recognising the terrorist threat (HM Govt.) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/recognising-the-terrorist-threat/recognising-the-terrorist-threat
Coping with stress following a major incident (NHS) https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/645123/NHS_Trauma_Leaflet.pdf