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  • Author: nmoore

Did you know a child attending primary school should be sleeping between 11-12 hours?

It is important for your child’s health and wellbeing to get a good night’s sleep. Sleep is vital to aid development, however; some children do struggle to fall asleep or sleep through the night. Below are some handy tips to aid a good night’s sleep:

  • Keep the bedroom dark, if lighting is required ensure lights are dimmed
  • Avoid having screens in the bedroom
  • Avoid using screens at least one hour before bedtime
  • Keep a regular sleep routine as well as a rising routine
  • A warm bath before bedtime will help your child relax
  • For further advice and support contact your school nursing service