Four year old struggling in reception

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Nuttnet17 Thu 06-Dec-18 15:12:21

Don't know if this is the correct place thread or what. Would like some advice my grandson is really struggling in reception class he's hitting other children and won't do as he's told, my daughter is at her wits end as he is very well behaved at home 😩

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ClarabellaCTL Thu 06-Dec-18 18:58:02

Children who are very well behaved at home don't tend to start hitting other children when they get to school. Is this recent or has he been like this since September? Had he been in any kind of childcare setting before that?

JiltedJohnsJulie Thu 06-Dec-18 22:21:57

What have the school suggested?

Nuttnet17 Fri 07-Dec-18 15:46:33

He was in preschool and got on well but he doesn't like big groups.
The school is referring to see sen councillor

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JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 07-Dec-18 18:28:58

I think they may be right to get him assessed. Is your DD on MN? I think it might be worth her joining if she’s not and writing about her concerns thanks

Nuttnet17 Fri 07-Dec-18 23:03:20

Oh ok

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Helix1244 Sat 08-Dec-18 00:12:14

My dd was hitting and spitting in yr r. Mainly the first few weeks. She had always been challenging but not hurting other kids. She only did 2days nursery a week beforehand. Also a cousin who did hit a lot had just visited the week before.

Is he one of the youngest?
I think it was just tiredness. Seeing some other kids misbehaving. And it got worse if she did a lot at the weekend or they did a lot at school, so pe days or trips or the day after trip. When she wasnt feeling 100% too.
I think often there can be teasing etc before the incident that the teacher doesnt see

Nuttnet17 Sat 08-Dec-18 10:12:45

Yes he is the youngest in the class and gets very tired too

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JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 08-Dec-18 15:25:48

If he’s the youngest and he’s tired, is he going to bed a a reasonable time? Are his evenings and weekends calm and quiet sothat he gets plenty of time to play and relax?

Nuttnet17 Sat 08-Dec-18 20:10:08

Yes he goes to bed early and sleeps brilliantly

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JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 08-Dec-18 22:04:18

What time do you call early Nutt and does he wake naturally in the morning? smile

Nuttnet17 Sat 08-Dec-18 23:45:06

He goes to bed at 7pm and wakes between 6.30 - 7am!!

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JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 08-Dec-18 23:47:43

IT sounds like he shoukd be getting enough sleep then smile

Nuttnet17 Sun 09-Dec-18 09:25:21

Yes he's always been a good sleeper smile

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