Bereavement Support for Schools

Sadly, bereavement is common in the lives of children and young people, and this often includes the loss of someone very close. If you work in a school, it's likely you work with grieving children every day.

Cruse Scotland can work with schools and their staff to support children and young people when they are grieving or facing the death of a loved one.  Here are some of the ways we can help.

Understanding Grief in Schools

Information for teachers about children’s experiences of grief


Bereavement Toolkit for Schools

Resources to help school staff support bereaved pupils

Schools Toolkit

Bereavement Training for Schools

Specialist bereavement training for educational and childcare settings


Bespoke Bereavement Support in Schools

Support when a pupil or staff member dies