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Tips for Returning to School

With the start of school coming some pupils may be getting rather apprehensive  about going back.

In this eight-minute film, Dr Jess Richardson. principal clinical psychologist (National & Speciliast CAMHS and Maudsley),  provides straightforward, important suggestions for parents and teachers to deal with any potential apprehension or anxiety children may experience on returning to school.


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To further assist pupils with coming back to school their is a worksheet called "Going Back to School" (at the bottom of this page). Parents / carers can work through this table with their children to explore the things they may be worried about when going back to school, and ways to calm those worries.