Children who come to school tired cannot learn effectively. Tired and irrational children who struggle to manage their behaviour stop other children from learning.
The link above will take you to resources on the NHS website. It covers:
- how much sleep a child needs by age
- importance of bedtime routines
- managing sleep environments
- the impact of tiredness and fatigue
If you still struggle to put in place bedtime routines, the school to refer you to the Early Help Hub and link you to child care professionals who, outside of COVID times, you would normally access at Children's Centres.
More hints and tips are available from Great Ormond Street Hospital. This page includes information on the the impact on sleep of:
- certain food and drinks
- self settling