Hi @Jess1-RO, thank you for your reply. I understand that people always assume that this kind of behavior is due to being bullied, or something else that happened at school and i know that is the case for some kids but it inst for my son. I have a very close relationship with my son, we talk about things and I am confident that if there was ever an issue he would tell me. I really believe he just cant be bothered going, he isn't mature enough to understand the consequences for his actions nor the stress that it brings me. I have tried many times to get him to talk to someone but he refuses to go saying he has nothing wrong and that he just doesn't like school, things like its boring, i dont learn anything etc. I guess it started about a year ago that he was going less, but this year it has escalated to hardly going. I know that it is seen as the parents responsibility to get their kids to school but when you dealing with a stubborn teen there is no chance, i do not understand how I am expected to make it miraculously happen. He has always been a good student, excelling in English and history, now it is different because he is missing so much work.He seems to make friends easily and has some that he will see outside of school. I think that because he seen his cousin leave school in year 9 a few years ago and see's that he works etc, my son believes its all very easy to leave school.
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