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3 Ways To Keep On Track At School

Sometimes it can feel like you can’t do anything right and you’re constantly getting into trouble. It can feel like school rules are pointless, however it’s important to try and remember that they’re to keep yourself and other people safe. If you’re getting into trouble at school try and think about what’s happening to cause it and how you can break the cycle. Here's some things to think about:

1. Get prepared

Try and be prepared for the school day (for example: remember to put the right uniform on in the mornings or make sure home work is done the night before). Try writing a list of all the things you have to do. Or try using calendar to keep track.

2. Talk to someone

Talking to someone such your parent, carer or a trusted adult about what’s going on at school can help. Sometimes just talking through difficulties goes a long way to making them better!

3. Don't struggle alone

If you’re struggling with the work, other students, peer pressure or bullying then talk to your teachers or somebody from student support at the school. There’s lots of things the school can do to help you!

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