Children - Help For Anxiety With Returning To School

Helping parents and teachers deal with apprehension and anxiety in children when returning to school
mother and son walking and talking

The charity Nip In The Bud has produced a short film and fact sheet to help parents and teachers deal with any potential feelings of apprehension and anxiety that children may experience on returning to school. In this 8 minute film (below) Dr. Jess Richardson, Principal Clinical Psychologist, National & Specialist CAMHS and Maudsley provides important and straightforward advice. There is also an accompanying comprehensive Fact Sheet.

Nip in the Bud provides free resources about mental health awareness for primary school teachers and parents. Their short films and fact sheets can be accessed freely on their website

You may also find these websites useful:

Young Minds

 The Association For Child and Adolescent Mental Health 

Anxiety and Apprehension For Children Returning To School

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