Returning to school after Coronavirus-how to help your child manage their anxiety

Back-to-school anxiety is normal and understandable. Many children may feel anxious about going back to school after a long summer break, others may feel nervous about starting school for the first time or have some reservations about moving to a new school.

However, this year we have an additional ingredient to take into consideration Coronavirus has prevented our children from attending school or even mingling with their school friends for many months.

For the past few months they have been attending the school of Mum and Dad , this was probably a difficult transition for both your child and you, but now it has been decided children can return to school.

However it isn’t school as they know it, a number of new rules are in place such as social distancing, the wearing of masks and the school having a whole new vibe to it.