It's that time! it's the first week back to school already which means back to school preparation is in final swing for many of us. This is a first! Back to school after around 6 months off! During a pandemic! To help with the anxiety this may cause for children and parents we have a few tips for you.
Going back to school at such a time after isolation and less structure can make many children feel anxious and nervous, especially so if it's a first day at school, nursery, primary or high school! Here are a few things that may help so that first day is less stressful for your child and also for parents!
They may say 'I am not sure where I have to go' a reply could be 'well I am sure when you arrive you will get a timetable or someone will tell you – if it's your first day all the new children may not know either' you could also get a map from most school websites that may help with entrances and dining halls etc.
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