How to help your child make friends at school

This film was recorded before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Making friends is an important part of primary school life, but it's not always easy if your child is shy. Vibha is a parent who had these worries when her daughter Anvi went to school. She helped Anvi settle in and make friends and now has some advice to share to help your child make friends and settle in at school.


• Speak to your child's school about what policies they have in place to help your child settle in and make friends.

• You could volunteer at the school to get to know the teachers and other parents. Making friends with other parents could help your child to also make friends.

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