They may wake up late in the morning and refuse to sleep at night. They may not have any appetite and sometimes they may eat too much…
They may be lack of energy, easy to get tired; they may be lazy, and even have stomachaches.
“I am irritated at going back to school, sometimes I want to learn something but I can't concentrate on it. It is easy of me to be nervous and anxious. I do not have any clear learning goals, and I think even I have goals, it is hard for me to achieve it.”
If the students meet the above descriptions, there may be problems of adaptation at the beginning of new semester.
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However, these are normal phenomena. The following ways are helpful to ensure a smooth transition and help students adapt to school life as soon as possible.
Facing the new semesters, it is normal for children to have some anxious and irritable emotions. Parents do not have to blame children for having these emotions, as long as they understand their children's emotions and accompany them through this period.
If children miss the holiday very much or feel that they haven't had fun enough, we can sum up what happened during the holiday with our children. Ask them: “What is the most unforgettable thing? What's the happiest part? What's the most unexpected thing? What is the most unhappy thing? How are unhappy things solved in the end? ”
The learning goals should be specific and achievable instead of being tough; they should be based on the actual situation and can be achieved through efforts. Small rewards can be set up for achieving the goals.
As they have not yet adapted to the rhythm of new semester, students may experience fatigue and insomnia in the first week of the new semester.
Students are encouraged to get proper sleep after they come home at the weekend. Outdoor activities should be arranged for children to take exercises and enjoy the sunshine. For day students, the adjustment of their schedules should be step by step.
Welcome back to ASJ and let’s get ready and start the new semester!
Before students return to school, please keep abreast of changes in families’ health status and health codes for 14 days. If you have any discomfort such as fever, dry cough, stuffy nose, runny nose, sore throat, conjunctivitis, diarrhoea, etc., please seek medical advice and report to your school promptly, and do not return to school with illness. If you have travelled to medium, high-risk regions, you shall take the initiative to report to your local community and your school upon your return to Guangzhou and implement health management measures as required.
Due to the recent severe epidemic situation in the surrounding areas, in order to ensure the health and safety of ASJ teachers and students, parents are not allowed to enter ASJ.