As they grow and develop, all children encounter situations where they feel worried, nervous and sometimes even scared. Starting school involves a big change for your child as they settle into a new environment and begin forming relationships with peers and school staff. Even if your child's transition to school goes smoothly, it is likely that they will encounter some ups and downs throughout their primary school years.
Helping your child to learn coping skills as they start school will allow them to develop and practise skills that will enable them to cope with future changes and challenges.
Watching this video will help you to strengthen your child's mental health and wellbeing now and into the future.