Parents and teachers: what impact has the pandemic had on five-year-olds?

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We would like to hear from parents and teachers about how this age group is coping

We would like to hear about the impact the pandemic has had on five year olds, particularly on their mental health and wellbeing.

If you are a parent and/or teacher, we want to know how this age group is coping. What are you seeing in the classroom, and how are your children when they are at home, going to or leaving school?

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