Articles by Sarah Helton


Twinkl Teaching Blog - October 2018

How brave a teacher are you?

Are you brave enough to talk to children about bereavement and grief?

Are you even braver and able to teach children about the emotions of bereavement and grief?

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Special Children - September 2018

Childhood Bereavement

Advice on supporting children through the emotional turmoil of bereavement and loss.

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Teachwire - August 2018

What do teachers new to special education (SEND) need to know?

New to special ed? Sarah Helton and a small, tight-knit community of professionals are ready to welcome you this September...

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SENCo Magazine - June 2018

The language of life experiences

An English lesson plan that teaches about the language of emotions from key life events.

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The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health - December 2017

The inclusive nature of bereavement - all children grieve

An article looking at the fact that all children grief, regardless of their cognitive abilities.

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Teachwire - September 2017

10 tips to help staff in their first year at a special school

New to special schools? This article gives expert advice to help you help students.

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SENCo Magazine - June 2017

What's the right way to respond to a child with SEND who's grieving? 

This article looks at how schools can support children with SEND through the difficult process of bereavement. 

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SEN Magazine - November 2016

Grief Unspoken 

An article explaining how to support children with SEN through bereavement and grief.

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