School and education

Even for those that believe they’re the best years of your life, school can be really difficult at times for teenagers. Your child may feel under pressure to perform well in exams, maintain a healthy social life, and start making tricky decisions about the rest of their lives. It’s normal for teenagers to go through rough patches at school, but if you’re worried about your child, there are things that you can do to help.

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Exam stress and teenagers

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School, study and teenagers

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School refusal and teenagers

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Transition to high school for teenagers

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Work, finances, the future and teenagers