Going back to school can be a shock to the system. After enjoying 6 weeks of summer, children are suddenly propelled back into a routine where they have to wake up early, interact with peers and learn from teachers.
For some children this routine is welcomed, and school is seen as a place full of opportunities, friendships and fun. For others, there might not be such a smooth transition back into school life. Unfortunately, children may not always feel able to communicate to adults what they are finding difficult at school.
Carers may feel a lack of control over what a child experiences at school and how they will react. We can’t control a child’s school life, but we can learn to spot the signs that indicate they may be struggling and there are things we can do to support them.
Signs of a difficult start back to school:
It is scary to tell someone that you are struggling. Children find it just as scary to tell adults when they are facing difficulties. It is…
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