Ukraine: Help for families to talk to children about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and how to help them avoid misinformation

Children will be aware of the complex situation in Ukraine and will have many questions and fears about it. Please find below some advice from the DFE to support you to talk to young people about distressing complex news stories. 

Grief Specialists have produced guidance entitled Talking to Children about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine which can be found below also as well as general advice from BBC Newsround on what to do if you are fearful of the news.