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.