Supporting children worried about terrorism

Following the recent terror attack in Manchester and the Government’s announcement of the raising of the current threat level to “critical”, the information on this page is designed to help parents deal with the difficult questions children may have.

Here is a link to a very good page and accompanying video, jointly produced by the NSPCC and the Times newspaper: Supporting children worried about terrorism

This page, on the BBC news website, is also useful. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-40011787

The Independent, on Tuesday, also contained some useful advice for parents. It can be found here. There was also some very useful guidance in an article in the Huffington Post, available here.

The letter, sent by the School, on Thursday, 25 May 2017, may be found here:  Manchester – 25.05.17

Finally, the letter sent to all Headteachers by Mark Chishty, the Metropolitan Police’s Lead for Engagement, may be read here: Manchester – letter to schools.