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Procedures in response to the serious illness or death of a pupil

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Last updated on 23 December 2016
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What should we do if a child becomes seriously ill or dies in school? We relay advice from a child bereavement charity on how to support seriously ill pupils. We also include advice from the DfE, one of our associate education experts and local authorities on procedures to follow if a pupil dies.

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  1. 1 Supporting seriously ill pupils
  2. 2 Procedures in response to the death of a pupil
  3. 3 Supporting the community following a pupil’s death
  4. 4 Bereavement policies: examples

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