Bereavement Loss and Grief website by East Lothian Council provides advice and guidance for supporting children and young people in their schools who have recently been bereaved. 

This is a website that includes a range of advice and resources to support the school community when responding to bereavement, loss and grief. The site contains a range of topics including:

  • What to do following a bereavement
  • Ways of helping a child or young person
  • Ways of helping a child or young person with ASN
  • Common responses to bereavement and loss
  • Developmental understandings of death
  • Life shortening conditions
  • Terminal illness
  • Traumatic bereavement and targeted support
  • Staff support
  • Religious considerations
  • Seasons for Growth
  • Resources