Listen: time for a half term re-think?
October half term has begun!
The much-anticipated time in the school calendar that gives kids their first break from homework, a respite from the day to day, and a chance to unwind and take stock with friends and family.
But whilst there will be children all over the country who have embraced the start of the school year and who have settled in, there are others whose parents have reported are already struggling with their mental health.
This is the case with 45% of parents with kids aged 15, according to leading online education provider King’s InterHigh.
Aston spoke to Catriona Olsen, executive head at King’s InterHigh.
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