Children suffering stress caused by school and exams is parents’ biggest worry for 2019, a new survey has found.
A YouGov poll has found that parents’ biggest worry for 2019 is their children suffering stress from school and exams. In particular:
- 42 per cent said they were worried their child may suffer school- or exam-related stress;
- 40 per cent were concerned about the impact of Brexit;
- 38 per cent were concerned their child will be bullied;
- Almost a third (31 per cent) were concerned that their children may suffer because of cuts to children’s services such as early years services and youth clubs;
- Around one in four (24 per cent) feared their children may develop mental health issues and not be able to receive help from children’s services;
- Around one in five (19 per cent) feared they may be affected by drugs or knife crime;
- And 17 per cent feared that their child may be at risk of being exploited or groomed, either online or offline.