A site, created by young people, that offers support to students after a death of someone close.
Learning and Teaching Resources
Bereavement is a difficult issue that can arise within the classroom, especially when a child has lost a family member or other significant person in their lives. Knowing about this website can be useful for teachers as it is designed by young people to support other young people experiencing loss and bereavement.
Express Yourself Online
Messages, stories, poems and so on can be posted online to provide young people with an opportunity to express thoughts and feelings that they may not feel comfortable to express elsewhere. The website ensures that submissions are screened and anonymous.
There are guides that can be accessed on coping with the death of someone. It covers feelings, talking and writing about what has happened and ways of remembering the person. These may be useful for teachers in terms of understanding how to approach supporting those who have lost someone. Being aware of this website means that teachers could suggest parents and carers make their child aware of it as a source of support.