Statement from Exmouth Community College regarding the tragic events of this weekend.
The College is aware of a tragic event affecting one of our students this weekend as reported in the local news. The whole school community is extremely saddened by what has happened, and our sincere condolences go to the family and friends of the young person who has sadly passed away.
We will arrange for extra support to be available to any students who are affected by this incident over the coming days. In addition, Year 11 mock exams on Monday will be cancelled.
We will make a further statement in due course.
As we are sharing this information with you at a weekend we have added some links that you may find useful when talking to your child about grief.
Helping teenagers cope with death - Cruse Bereavement Support
How to support a teenager who is grieving | Winston's Wish (winstonswish.org)
Balloons – Bereavement and loss looking onwards (balloonscharity.co.uk)
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