Guidance for schools following Reading terrorist attack

23 Jun 2020

We are very saddened to hear of the attack in Forbury Gardens, Reading on Saturday evening.

The following guidance from DfE is intended to support your school with discussing the incident.

Support

The Home Office’s Victims of Terrorism Unit website, includes access to support services, including mental health and other medical services.

Resources

Whether or not your school was directly affected, students may have concerns over news coverage and online footage. The following online resources may be of specific assistance to educators (safeguarding leads and teachers) with discussions about terrorist attacks:

The following online resources may be of specific assistance to parents and children with discussions about terrorist attacks:

Further information

If you need further support contact Anisa Syed on the details below.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2020