Speaking with children about the war in Ukraine

We have collated a range of resources which families can use to support conversations with children about the war in Ukraine.

 

School of Sanctuary

https://schools.cityofsanctuary.org/2022/02/28/speaking-with-children-about-the-war-in-ukraine

 

Parenting for Faith

https://www.parentingforfaith.brf.org.uk/post/helping-children-process-the-news/

 

Family Education

https://www.familyeducation.com/life/wars/talking-children-about-war-violence-world

 

Child Line

https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/your-feelings/anxiety-stress-panic/worries-about-the-world/

 

Newsround

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/13865002

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUMpO5aS3Hk

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround#more-stories-2

 

The Education Hub

https://educationhub.blog.gov.uk/2022/02/25/help-for-teachers-and-families-to-talk-to-pupils-about-russias-invasion-of-ukraine-and-how-to-help-them-avoid-misinformation/

 

Newspaper Articles

 

The Guardian: ‘A delicate balance’: experts’ tips on dealing with Ukraine anxiety in children | Children | The Guardian

 

Education Week: https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/how-to-talk-with-students-about-the-russia-ukraine-war-5-teaching-tips/2022/02

 

First News (Free Edition):  https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/ukraine-special-report-free-access/?fbclid=IwAR0qGQ_OsG9NWgSt2WO9-hdlbNeEDL8Ilq85xMQb7tGLZydEF5vOgA21Kkk

 

Schools Week: https://schoolsweek.co.uk/we-should-not-hide-from-children-what-is-happening-in-ukraine/?utm_campaign=2133646_04%2F03%2F22 Alison email&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Chartered College of Teaching&dm_i=449V,19QBY,54DKRZ,5UUCQ,1

 

Times Education Supplement: https://www.tes.com/magazine/leadership/staff-management/what-everyone-schools-needs-know-about-grief?utm_campaign=2133646_04%2F03%2F22 Alison email&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Chartered College of Teaching&dm_i=449V,19QBY,54DKRZ,5UUCR,1