Children and Change: Starting a New School

Mar 01, 2024
Sad, boy with school bag sitting on school stairs

Starting a new school, whether it's for the first time or a subsequent change during childhood or adolescence, marks a significant milestone for children. While it's often a time filled with excitement, it can also stir up a mix of challenging, big emotions.

In today's video, the final part of our mini-series on supporting children through change, I discuss the signs that your child may be feeling anxious about starting a new school and share practical tips to help them navigate this transition.

Recognising the signs of anxiety in your child as they prepare for a new school is crucial so you can identify them early on, and provide the support and reassurance your child needs.

I offer actionable strategies to ease your child's transition into their new school environment, from establishing routines to fostering social connections, these tips are aimed at helping your child adjust with confidence and resilience.

Ultimately, by being proactive and responsive to your child's emotional needs during this transition, you can empower them to embrace their new school experience with positivity and optimism.

So do join me in today's video - just click below to watch - and find out all about how to support your child and enhance their experience as they prepare for their new school.

I hope you find it helpful.

Warmest wishes

Frances x

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