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🎙 Podcast: How to support bereaved children in school
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🎙 Podcast: How to support bereaved children in school

As part of our #BackToSchoolSept campaign, the Winston’s Wish team in the North West reflect on the impact school can have on bereaved children. Callie and Harriet discuss ways in which teachers, parents and carers can help bereaved children in a school environment, including talking to teachers and fellow pupils about what has happened. You…

How school teachers can help bereaved children
Advice blog Winston’s Wish News

How school teachers can help bereaved children

The following blog post has been written by Robert Kruze, a Primary School teacher in the North West and a volunteer at Winston’s Wish. He explores the ways in which school teachers can help children who have been bereaved.  The daily life of a classroom teacher can be extremely manic but no matter how busy their…

Myles’ story: “Our lives were thrown into utter turmoil”
Advice blog Winston’s Wish News

Myles’ story: “Our lives were thrown into utter turmoil”

“My Mum was murdered when I was six years old. This was probably one of the hardest things to deal with as a child… my Dad was wrongly taken away from me too and mine and my sister’s lives were thrown into utter turmoil. I chose to ride the Prudential RideLondon-Surry100 for Winston’s Wish because…

10 ways to remember Dad this Father’s Day
Advice blog Winston’s Wish News

10 ways to remember Dad this Father’s Day

Special occasions can be a difficult time for families and Father’s Day is no different. For some bereaved children, this may be the first Father’s Day without Dad. For others, it may be another Father’s Day without Dad, but for all bereaved children and young people it can be difficult. That’s why we’ve put together 10…

Music and grief
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Music and grief

Blog post written by Clare Jeffree, Lead Practitioner Whenever I listen to the song “What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted” by Jimmy Ruffin, I am always transported to a Sunday afternoon at my parents’ house. Every Sunday, while scents of a delicious roast dinner wafted from the kitchen, my Dad would play his Motown collection…