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Preparing your child to go back to primary school

Going back to school after the holidays is always a big deal – for children and their parents! And with children having spent more time at home over the past year, it may seem a bit more daunting than usual. But there are things you can do to get them ready to go back.

In this short video, GP and mum Dr Punam Krishan has some great advice to help you get into some good habits, including how to get organised, eating well, fitting in exercise and how to chill out.

Tips for helping your child prepare for primary school

Supporting your child

If your child seems worried about going back to school, you’ll find tips on how to reassure them on our pages on helping your child with worries about primary school and supporting your child’s mental health.