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Going to school

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - School refusal and truancy

School refusal is when a child does not want to go to school, or is afraid to go to school, or refuses to go to school. Often these children will be sick or miserable in the mornings. They want to stay at home rather than go out and do other things.

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Kids' Health - Topics - School - when you don't want to go to school - easy read

Go to school. Often things are not so bad once you get there. Today could be a really great day, so don't miss out!

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Kids' Health - Topics - No school please

This is very sad because in most countries school is compulsory (that means you have to go), and because going to school is important for you to learn and to make friends.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Problems at school

Most kids have days when they don't want to go to school. Some kids just feel like they don't want to go any day.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Aboriginal - ear health - pina pati, pina palya?

The first few years of life are very important for a child's learning. They learn a huge number of words and sentences before they go to school.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Truancy (wagging school)

Everyone has days when they don't feel like going to school. Sometimes they pretend to be sick and mum or dad lets them stay home, but sometimes they make plans to meet up with friends or go somewhere alone for the day.

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Education for rural families

Learn more about the options for child education for your child in rural areas from childcare facilities and early learning programs to going to school.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Being teased

It can make you sad, it can make you cross, and it can make you feel like you don't even want to go to school.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Shyness

Most children are shy in some situations, for example situations that are very new to them. If it continues when they go to school and into adolescence and prevents them from taking part in class and enjoying their play times, it can be very painful for them.

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Schools - The Trauma and Grief Network (TGN)

Going to school should be a fun and enriching experience for our children, and usually it is. Sometimes, though, the stresses of school can be tough, whether its because of a problem with a bully, the stress of exams or friendships breaking up. On this page there are some resources to help you and your

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

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