Talking to Children About Current Affairs

The recent news has been dominated by awful stories and images of the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is probably something that many of your children are asking questions about.

The DfE has published the following about talking to children about this. It is worth reading and may help you discuss the situation and answer your children’s questions. Help for teachers and families to talk to pupils about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and how to help them avoid misinformation.

Young Minds have also published this blog, where their Parents Helpline experts share tips for talking to your young person about the events in Ukraine.