Dear NSW Schools, This week the ABC went Back to School along with thousands of students, teachers and parents across NSW.
Below you will find links to several of our most popular Back to School radio segments and online stories with practical tips and tricks to make the start of the school year as smooth as possible.
Please feel free to share this information with your students and parents, on your Facebook page or in your e-newsletter. We’ll continue our Back to School coverage for another week with more great stories and interviews.
Radio segments from ABC Radio Sydney
Wendy talks to the President of the School Nurses Association about head lice, measles, warts and other nasties, and some common remedies.
Author and adolescent psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg and researcher Elly Robinson talk about the challenges of being a parent to a teenage girl.
How do you deal with those heavy backpacks that kids always seem to have?
CEO of ReachOut Jono Nicholas talks about navigating new friends and playground politics.
Meet six-year-old Maddy who had diastrophic dysplasia, a rare form of dwarfism that affects joints in her body and her mobility. But her disability does not stop her from tottering about the classroom or doing wheelies around the playground.
If you felt like your kids grew like a beanstalk during the summer holidays you’d be right says health scientist Timothy Olds.
Olivia Wood has cystic fibrosis, and has started high school at Sydney Children’s Hospital School in Randwick.
Podcasts that are great for kids
Podcasts that are great for parents and teachers
Wishing you all the best for the new school year,
ABC Radio Sydney