Keen for your child to balance safety and freedom after the school bell goes? We have some tips…
Heading to secondary school doesn’t just mean more choices in school, it also often leads to greater independence after school too, with many school kids hanging out together after the school bell goes. Unsure how to handle this? Are you looking to teach your kids to be more independent? Maybe you’re worried about the risks. Here’s how to offer a good level of freedom, while also staying safe.
What do we mean by after-school independence?
Work out the level of independence that feels right for you
Try setting you a walk-to-school crew
Install a tracking app?
Consider after-school clubs or youth groups
Pick out a few approved spots
Agree on good curfews
Run through what they’ll need to know in an emergency
How to offer kids space in your house