Supporting your child with school anxiety and refusal

Secondary

Simple advice for parents/carers to help their children if they're worried about school.

Secondary school brings a new set of challenges for young people, which can increase anxiety around school. Some children may also refuse to attend school.

Parents and carers may find it difficult to know how to support their children if this occurs. This webpage shares lots of useful advice for parents/carers, with tips on how to reduce anxiety and what young people want their parents/carers to know about school.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use by parents and carers

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