On 1st July 2021, these four cheeky chaps ‘with a passion for fun and adventure’ will take on the huge challenge of swimming to France .. and back… in a 2-way English channel relay.
Whatever your age, Father’s Day without your dad can heighten feelings of loss. And, with lockdown and the sense of isolation this has brought, this year may feel even more poignant. These words from others in the same position might help. Remember… ‘Do what you want, not what you think will suit others. Talk, cry, […]
Teenage years can be great… but they can be difficult too. You go through so many changes – physical changes, emotional ups and downs, exams, friendships – and all these things can make life feel out of control and overwhelming at times. When you experience the death of someone close to you it can feel […]
Be a hero and fundraise for FiG! Time to download your School FiG Fundraising Pack and poster To get you started, we’ve created a fundraising pack just for schools with lots of ideas for children, teens and staff of all ages. Please download and enjoy using it! Whatever you choose to do, shout about it! […]
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What to do when there’s been a bereavement in your school community: A practical guide for teaching staff On average, one child in every classroom is bereaved of a parent – that’s one in every 29 children. This doesn’t include children who may experience the death of a wider family member or close family friend. […]
Mother’s Day can be particularly difficult to manage when your Mum has died. Here is some advice from bereaved families about how they spend Mother’s Day… “Talk about how you are feeling and plan what you will do together.” “Talk to people who understand that time moves on but memories never do.” “Do what you […]
If you are grieving this Christmas… Christmas can be such a difficult time of year for those who are grieving. Bereaved families tell us that they struggle with the anticipation and excitement of the lead up to Christmas, because they don’t feel ‘festive’ and many tell us that they just want it “over and done […]
Our friends at Child Bereavement UK have made some excellent short guidance videos offering support to bereaved children, young people and families. Each video is based on a frequently asked questions or a theme, for example: ‘How can I help support a grieving young child?’ or ‘Looking after yourself when someone has died’ To watch […]
We want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to continue to provide our service to bereaved families. Our phone line is open between Monday to Friday 01237 479027. Or you can contact us at any time via email on email@example.com and we’ll get back to you. Understandably we won’t be able […]