Every now and then something truly horrible happens and teachers have to deal with the aftermath of a tragic event. School is the one constant for many children and they look to us to help deal with it.
Yesterday one of our wee pupils lost their mum in horrific circumstances. She was murdered by her partner. Our school community is devastated and our kids are completely bewildered. Today was a tough day for the adults in our school but we kept it 'business as usual' albeit more gently.
Domestic violence is still part of our lives. It's 2021 and 2 women a week die in the UK die at the hands of a partner. This is unacceptable.