Six ways to help your child settle back into school
A new school year can be stressful at the best of times, but there are ways to make things easier.
After the uncertainty of 2020 some children will find settling into school particularly challenging, according to leading national youth mental-health organisation Orygen.
Orygen, which has partnered with RACV to help young people with mental ill-health meet their education and employment goals, says it’s normal for children to feel some anxiety about the start of the school year, especially after the upheavals of 2020. But the good news is there are ways you can help your child ease back into the new school routine.
Orygen clinical psychologist Dr Rebecca Davenport-Thomas and psychologist Sophie Ratcliff offer these expert tips.