As we all prepare to make our way back to school, it will be quite normal for children to have some anxieties around this. Our teachers are working with the students to prepare them for the coming weeks as Year Prep – 2 arrive back next week and Year 3 – 9 a few weeks later. As parents & teachers, we may also have our own anxieties around this whole process in these current times, so please rest assured, we are working very hard to make it all as simple and supportive for everyone as possible.
Here are some links with tips and strategies you may find helpful to support children with anxieties at this time –
Tackling back-to-school anxieties – Beyond Blue
Back to School Anxiety – Child Mind Institute
Coping with Back to School Anxiety – Anxiety Canada
School Refusal: Children 5-8 – Raising Children