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School Emergency Response Plan

The document below has been produced as a guide for Hertfordshire schools to use when responding to an emergency, which may affect the operation of their premises and their day to day business.

School Emergency Response Plan

 

Responding to a Bomb Threat May 2016

Advice to schools on bomb threats and protective security can be found at

 

Educational Psychologist Support

The Educational Pyschologist team provide support for critical incidents such as the serious injury or death of a child, member of staff or parent.

Critical Incident Leaflets

 

Coping with Crises in Schools - A guide for school staff

Coping with Crises in Schools - A guide for school staff - taking care of your school, taking care of yourself

How will a tragic incident affect you?
How might you and your colleagues react?
Coping with your feelings
Ways of looking after yourself
Where to get further help

Coping with Crises in Schools - Handling a traumatic event

Coping with Crises in Schools - Handling a traumatic event

Traumatised schools, pupils and staff have often been at a loss as to how to deal with the aftermath of such crises.
What can a school do to plan ahead and avoid making a drama out of a crisis?
This leaflet outlines the support and services available from the Educational Psychology Service in the event of a death or near fatal accident involving pupils from your school.

Coping with Crises in Schools - Helping a bereaved child

Coping with Crises in Schools - Helping a bereaved child

How to help children understand what is happening if a relative or a friend is dying?
How do you prepare the class before a bereaved child returns to school?
How do you react to a pupil who has been bereaved?

Coping with Crises in Schools - The grieving process

Stages of Grief
Reactions of Younger Children
Difficulties in Grieving

When someone we know dies - Understanding your feelings

When someone we know dies - Understanding your feelings
for older children and covers:

Feelings we may have when someone dies
How to help a friend who has lost someone

When someone we know dies - Understanding your feelings

When someone we know dies - Understanding your feelings
for younger children and covers:

Feelings we may have when someone dies
How to help a friend who has lost someone