How to listen and have conversations around loss

Open Ears Programme Resources For Ages 13+ 

The following resources can be used with the corresponding assembly activity in the Open Ears Programme manual. 

Be Present Assembly - Video Links 

You can click this link to open the Conquering Exam Stress video on YouTube (2:31).  
 
You can use Spotify/Amazon/Apple Music to play the song Living in the Moment, by Jason Mraz - or you can play it from YouTube using this link (may include ads). 

Community Assembly - PDF Slide Deck 

This is a short PDF presentation for your Community assembly. You can click this link to open the presentation in your web browser, then hover over the PDF and use the Download icon/option to save the file to your computer. 

Encouragement Assembly - Video Links 

Click this link to play the Richard Williams aka “Prince Ea” video from YouTube, ‘Everybody dies, but not everybody lives’ (5:40).  
 
You can use Spotify/Amazon/Apple Music to play the song Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield - or you can play it from YouTube using this link (may include ads). 

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Self Awareness Assembly - Video Links 

Click this link to play the Why Do People Self Harm? video from YouTube (3:57). 
 
You can use Spotify/Amazon/Apple Music to play the song Thursday by Jess Glynne - or you can play it from YouTube using this link (may include ads). 

Responsibility Assembly - Video Links 

Click this link to play the Brené Brown YouTube video on ‘Blame’ (3:25). 
 
You can use this link to play the song Man in the Mirror on YouTube by the cast of Glee (may include ads). 

Open Ears Box of Hearts 

Open Ears Box of Hearts
The 52 cards inside the Box of Hearts each have a question or statement to start off conversations for children to share and learn about their feelings. 
 

Open Ears Barney Bear 

Barney Bear
Designed to accompany the Open Ears programme and a great conversation starter alongside the Box of Hearts. 

Motivational A3 Posters 

Motivational Posters for Schools
Inspired by our 5 Point Plan eBook, these 5 x poster pictures will look great in your classroom. 

About Grief UK 

Grief UK is an education and training organisation that teaches The Grief Recovery Method, the only evidence-based grief programme globally that helps people to learn how to move beyond death, divorce, and other losses. 
 
We can train up to eight people at once to help children to deal with loss online or in person. 
 
In addition to the Open Ears Programme, we have created a number of free resources here to encourage coaching conversations around emotional well-being. 
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