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What do you do when they're only 5?

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resipsa Thu 21-Jul-16 09:53:36

For some reason, my girl has been singled out and is being ignored/excluded by the majority of the 19 girls in her reception class. The 'ringleader' (for want of a better phrase when they are all so young) is just plain nasty and the others seem to copy. What can I do? My girl loved going to school when she started and now cries daily. The teachers are monitoring it but a lot of the mean stuff happens when they are not around. In the last few years, I've had 3 miscarriages and a husband battling cancer but the heartbreak of those situations doesn't come close to what I feel when I see my lovely girl in tears. Will it be forgotten over the holidays?

Sleepingbunnies Thu 21-Jul-16 13:08:13

That is awful. I would be asking for a meeting with the head teacher if you thibk the class teacher is being ineffectual.

Hope your DD has a wonderful summer holidays away from it all smile

CodyKing Fri 22-Jul-16 12:33:40

There must be some girls who are nice and need a friend - can you invite them over the summer to build relationships? The more friends the better protected she'll be

Otherwise is there another class she can move into?

resipsa Sat 23-Jul-16 18:13:30

Sadly not but we have extended invitations to others in it. I wish we could fast forward a couple of years so I'd know if the dynamics change for the better.

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