My child gets very stressed about any challenges that the teacher sets and I worry they aren’t receiving the right emotional support at school. Can I do anything?
One of the areas in the Code of Practice is social, emotional and mental health issues and emotional support is exactly what that covers. If she is having anxiety issues, school should be putting in strategies around that. If they don’t know what to do, they can get an Educational Psychologist to suggest strategies, but a lot of schools have buddying or mentoring groups that work in boosting self-esteem so there are things schools should be doing in addition to just “learning”.
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