How to prepare your child for starting school

Last modified on Friday 13 January 2023

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If your child starts primary school this year, or has back-school jitters at the start of a new term, it can feel like a daunting prospect – for both of you! Luckily, there are plenty of ways to get everyone ready for the first day.

From when to buy school uniform (and the best way to wash it – loads of parents love Fairy Non Bio which has been voted number 1 for sensitive skin), to setting up playdates with new classmates, our top tips will help get you organised and them relaxed and ready for the first day of school ... and beyond!

*Online panel of 3,327 women among which Fairy Non Bio was voted most often as the #1 detergent & fabric softener for sensitive skin.

Is your child starting school in September? How are you preparing for the big day? Chat to other parents in our forum below…

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