Top 8 Back to School Obstacles Every Child Faces

August 19, 2016

Starting the new school year after the summer vacation can bring with it a few hurdles for children – whether it’s getting back into their school routine or adjusting to having homework again – this time of year is often a mixture of nerves and excitement.

Our UK based parent company, Explore Learning, recently carried out some research into how parents and children feel about going ‘back to school’.  Take a look at the top eight biggest obstacles that British children face.

How many do you think apply to you as a parent in Texas?

back to school obstacles infographic

Do you recognize any of these common ‘back to school’ parent concerns?

50% of parents said that getting up early was the biggest obstacle that children face when returning to school. This was followed by children’s concerns about having a new teacher at 43%, closely followed by getting back into their school routine.

Children seemed least worried about making new friends when they start school again after the summer with only 16% of parents saying this was an obstacle, but around a third said that coping with having to do homework again and adapting to a new level of learning were worrying for their children.

At Explore Horizons, we encourage children to be excited about school by developing a love of learning! Come along to a free in-person assessment at your nearest center to find out how extra tutoring could benefit your family.

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