11 teachers give their advice to parents with kids starting school this September

by Aimee Jakes |

Your little one starting 'big' school naturally ignites a lot of emotions for everyone involved.

How did your little one get so grown-up already? It feels like only yesterday you were counting the rolls on your toddler's arm and now your choosing their back to school backpack. How will you cope with not seeing them all day? How will they cope? Why isn't there a manual which helps with the inevitable separation anxiety that will come when waving them off at the school gates?

That's why we asked 11 Primary School teachers for their top advice for parents with little ones starting school this Autumn. Oh and they definitely didn't disappoint...

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1) 'Put a half smiley face in each of their shoes/wellies/daps so they know which one goes on which foot.' Little ones will love it, too!

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