Help your child cope with school / college


It is completely normal for children and young people to worry about things that happen at school or college from time to time. If you are a parent it can be really concerning and you might wonder what you can do to support them.

Below are some ways to help  your child / children cope with school or college.

Encourage children to speak about their feelings

Sometimes children and young people will prefer to speak to someone outside of their family or group of friends about how they are feeling.

There are lots of free, confidential services available to support them in Gloucestershire.

Do you need help?

This is an anxious time for everyone, and it is important that parents also get help if they need it – you cannot pour from an empty cup!

There is a list of all the mental health support available. TIC+ also have a free, confidential parent support and advice line. You can call 0800 6525675 or visit TIC+ parents / carers support.

Page updated: 18/09/2020 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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