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Hawthorne Centre Schools Project

Schools, Colleges & Youth Outreach

Educating our future generations of young people about modern day hospice care is extremely important to us.

Our educational service for schools, colleges and youth groups will enrich children’s learning through a range of assemblies, lessons, talks and schools’ projects. These can be tailored to different ages and to individual curriculum requirements.

For more information, please complete the following form or contact:

Big Conversations Project
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Within a classroom session, students will run through a set of thought-provoking questions which encourages discussions on those hard-to-talk-about topics such as death, funerals, and grief. Linked to the Health Education curriculum, students will learn how making time to start conversations such as these is important for our mental health and wellbeing. Aimed at Secondary students.

Hawthorne Schools Project
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Children are invited to visit the Hospice over a three-week period to meet some of our patients, take part in curriculum linked activities, tour the Hospice and find out more about the care we provide to patients living with a life-limiting illness. Aimed at Upper KS2.

Curriculum-linked lessons and talks
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Let Garden House Hospice Care support and enrich your curriculum and inspire your students learning. A range of assemblies, lessons, resources and activities can be tailored to different ages and link with different curriculum areas: PSHE, Citizenship, Values, SMSC, Science, Health and Social Care, Philosophy & Ethics and RE. Aimed at all age groups.

Loss and Bereavement Training for Teachers and Support Staff
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Is there a right or wrong thing to say to a child in your school who is experiencing a bereavement? This and many other classroom scenarios are discussed during our practical session, that will help you feel better equipped to support children who are facing pre or post bereavement. Aimed specifically for teachers and learning support staff.

Career’s Events attendance, talks or advice
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This is an opportunity for those students interested in careers in the charity or health and social care sector. Students will discover different career pathways and everyday experiences of those working in Garden House Hospice Care.

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