Children, Separation and Divorce: How Schools Can Help

  • Rick Rogers


Almost all young people now have some experience of parental separation or divorce — either directly or through friends. This Unit suggests ways in which their best interests can be served by schools.


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Further Reading

  1. Ferri, E., and Robinson, H., Coping Alone, National Children’s Bureau/NFER, 1976.Google Scholar
  2. Order of Christian Unity, Torn Lives? The Effects of divorce and of the law of divorce on children, 1979.Google Scholar
  3. Rimmer, L., Families in Focus: marriage, divorce and family patterns, Study Commission on the Family, 1981, available from 3 Park Road, London NW1.Google Scholar
  4. Wallerstein, J. S. and Kelly, J. B., Surviving the Breakup: how children and parents cope with divorce Grant Mclntyre, 1980.Google Scholar
  5. The National Children’s Bureau, 8 Wakely Street, London ECIV 7QE, can provide a detailed booklist on Children of divorce (no 21, November 1981) and an organisations list on Separation and Divorce. A summary of research findings up to March 1975 is also available (Highlight 13–Children of divorce).Google Scholar
  6. The October 1981 issue of One Parent Times is a special issue on children and divorce (available from 255 Kentish Town Road, London NW5 2LX).Google Scholar

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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1985

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  • Rick Rogers

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