Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Holidays Crucial to Student Wellbeing

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Holidays Crucial to Student Wellbeing

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Byline: Luci Youman Year 11 Grafton High student

BEING a school student, through the difficult learning day by day there is always the satisfaction of school holidays.

Having these holidays is truly beneficial to students as it gives a break from the modernised pressure to get good grades and the stress from handing assignments and homework in on time.

It is always a relief to have almost nothing to do and not have to remember why Germany surrendered in WWII or how to use the Pythagoras' Theorem.

School is a constant cycle of remembering, problem-solving and skill development and it's extremely critical to have a pause in the cycle for many reasons.

Being certain almost every student awaits enthusiastically for the holidays, there are the odd few that don't because maybe it will be a few weeks of boredom simply because there is nothing to do.

Other factors can make the holidays unenjoyable for some such as lack of money, family issues or perhaps not being able to find any means of transport to get out of the house. …

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