Support for the family A bereaved family may need additional information to help them when supporting a grieving child. We have a number of pages, giving more detail about different aspects of grief and support. Look through the following titles to see what might be most useful for the family. These can be downloaded, printed and shared with a bereaved pupil's family. Children’s understanding of death at different ages When someone special dies – under 7 When someone special dies – 7-11 What helps grieving children and young people Supporting bereaved children under 5 years of age When your partner dies: supporting your children When a grandparent dies: the impact on children and young people Explaining funerals, burial and cremation to children Supporting children and young people after a frightening event Further information can be found in the Support and Information area of our website. Please feel welcome to pass on details of our website and helpline.