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Making friends is a skill that lasts forever

Heloing kids make friends Danebank

Making friends at school can be just as important as learning your times tables or when to use there, their or they’re! Learning how to make friends as a child, is a skill you will use forever.

While we can't make friends for our children, we can give them some direction and teach them skills to make it a little easier to interact and engage with others more easily. In this article by @Child Mind Institute, they discuss how to help a shy child and how to build and practice “friend making” social skills … practice makes perfect, right?

Danebank’s size makes the school big enough to offer many opportunities but small enough to ensure that all girls are known. It is an all-girls environment where our girls mix enthusiastically with one another unencumbered by gender pressures. Read more on about our students sense of belonging here.