Are you worried that your child is refusing to go to school, or is anxious or behaving badly in school? Do you need to know what to do next? YoungMinds is here to help and support you.
We've put together information about problems at school, especially for parents and carers, with lots of links to organisations who can help. We're also here to listen. If you want to talk to someone in confidence about your worries, you can contact the YoungMinds Parents' Helpline for free. You can call, email or chat to us online – whatever suits you best.
About school problems
Some children show difficult or anxious behaviour at school, while they are mostly well-behaved and happy at home.
If you are worried about any aspect of your child’s behaviour at school, or if they are not going in, it is essential to talk to the school as soon as possible.