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- To explore how we can help following a bereavement
- How to recognise if family relationships are making them feel unhappy or unsafe, and how to seek help or advice from others if needed.
- That there is a normal range of emotions (e.g. happiness, sadness, anger, fear, surprise, nervousness) and scale of emotions that all humans experience in relation to different experiences and situations.
- How to recognise and talk about their emotions, including having a varied vocabulary of words to use when talking about their own and others’ feelings.
Pupils needing extra support: Provide a puppet or other character who has experienced a bereavement for the children to talk to.
Pupils working at greater depth: Could develop more the conversation they might have with someone who has experienced a bereavement and put together a short A particular job you do as part of a larger task. play.