Mrs Bull will be covering the invasion of Ukraine by Russia in her assemblies this week. This will be based upon fact and in an age-appropriate manner. She started with Years 4, 5 and 6 on Monday and Years 1, 2 and 3 have had an age-appropriate version on Tuesday.
We’re aware that children may have heard things at home, in the news or online and felt it was important for them to know some key facts and what to do if they are worried. The assemblies finished with a Peace Rainbow and we were really impressed by the knowledge and considered responses by the children.
If you're looking for age-appropriate resources, we highly recommend the Newsround website. We have also put some tips for how to talk to children about scary news and a First News article on our website, along with some strategies for coping with worry: