February 21, 2024

New fact sheet for parents: 8 tips to help your child manage back-to-school anxiety

It’s normal for children to feel nervous about starting or returning to school. With new teachers and classmates to meet, new environments and routines to get used to, and new skills to learn, each term can bring with it a sense of change and uncertainty. The good news is, there are lots of things parents and carers can do to help their child manage back-to-school anxiety.


Emerging Minds Families has developed eight tips for parents and carers to help their school anxiety and reduce its impact on their mental health, learning and wellbeing. We encourage you to share this with families who may need some additional support at this time of year.

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