We have collated some articles and resources that may be beneficial for teachers in talking to students about recent natural disasters and any feelings they have relating to this.
Please note, the Chartered College is not responsible for the content on the following sites.
Disasters and emergencies teaching resources – British Red Cross
A whole school approach to loss and bereavement – GDGLGG Edinburgh
For the classroom:
What is a tsunami – BBC
Geography KS3: Flooding – BBC
KS3: Climate change and extreme weather including case studies on landslides and wild fires – BBC
Chartered College of Teaching resources
Resources that will help to address any concerns that arise relating to pupil mental health:
Education in Times of Crisis – Chapter 2 of our first report explores evidence on natural disasters and their potential impact on students.
How to support students experiencing trauma in your classroom – a research review based on elements from the Education in times of crisis report.
Organisations that offer support to children on grief, bereavement and loss:
Winston’s Wish – provides resources, including lesson plans, for schools to support grieving students
Online Learning for Schools – Child Bereavement UK
Grief Awareness toolkit for schools – Child Bereavement Network.