All of us have been shocked and upset by the terrorist events in Manchester this week and our thoughts are very much with those closely affected by the tragedy.

We have been talking to our students about the attack and helping them to rationalise the events at the Ariana Grande concert.

If you would like to follow this up at home the following resources may prove useful:

Advice if you’re upset by the news (Newsround)

Supporting children worried about terrorism (NSPCC)

Responding to children and young people affected by the media coverage of the incident in Manchester (Winston’s Wish)

Supporting children after a frightening event (Leaflet from David Trickey, Consultant Clinical Child Psychologist

How to explain the horror of terrorism to your children (Telegraph)

Recognising the terrorist threat (HM Govt.)