Resources for schools

Here are some links to ideas about how schools can better meet the needs of adopted children as well as some specific books for teachers who work with children with developmental trauma.

We hope you find the resources for schools below useful. If you know of any other resources that we could add here, please do let us know by filling in the form below.

Key questions for primary schools

Parents often tell us that they don’t know what to look for when choosing a school. In consultation with experienced adoptive parents, we’ve identified some key questions for schools to consider. 

Key questions for secondary schools

Parents often tell us that they don’t know what to look for when choosing a school. In consultation with experienced adoptive parents, we’ve identified some key questions for schools to consider. Not all will be relevant for every child. 

School goodbyes and transitions

Exercises which professionals and families have shared with us to help children think about the process of saying goodbye and transitions

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