5 Apps You Need For Going Back To School

Children throughout W.A. are preparing to get back to school, and it’s a good idea to take a few simple steps to get organised. Share these ideas and apps with your friends to help get the school year off to a great start!

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1. Get your sleep sorted

After a whole summer holiday of late nights and epic sleep-ins, who couldn’t do with some help getting back into the swing of things?

Recharge uses the latest sleep science to create a daily routine that will help you to sleep better. A better sleep can also help lift your mood, your energy and your general well being – all things that will make going back to school just a little bit easier!

What did you like about it? (Review from an actual user).

‘I liked the inability to turn the alarm off without getting out of bed... It makes it much harder to ignore the alarm.’

2. Don't let the bad stuff take over

A daily gratitude journal can keep the positive vibes front of mind when dealing with classes, homework and the routine of school again.

Gratitude Journal lets you add journal entries, pictures, and daily ratings so that you can keep track of your good and bad days over time.

Why is it good? (Review from an actual user).

‘It's simple and easy to use. You can tell straight away it's targeting mental health. It's in the form of a journal and all you need to do is write down the things that you're grateful for that day. It also comes with a motivational quote of the day.’

Photo by  NeONBRAND  on  Unsplash

Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash


3. Reconnect with friends

One thing you’ll want to avoid when you get back to school is awkward chats with friends you haven’t seen all summer – ESPECIALLY if you feel they were a bit of a crap friend to you over the break!

The Check In takes you through when to have a chat, things you might want to say and how to avoid saying the wrong thing.

What’s good about it? (Review from an actual user).

‘The layout and design is smooth, looks good and is easy to navigate. It’s made so you can use it in a clear, determined way so that no steps are missed.’

4. Get organised

We’ve all started a new school term with the goal of getting super-organised and planning our study so that things don’t get overwhelming. Well, My Study Life helps to turn that goal into a reality!

The app keeps all your important info – such as your classes, homework, exams and tasks – in one place. You can access it from any device, and any changes you make will automatically sync across platforms. (It won’t matter anymore if you’ve left your school diary at home – phew!)

What’s to like about it? (Review from an actual user).

‘I liked the fact that you can customise it for you. You can add your classes, put in due dates, ask for reminders, etc.’

5. Stay calm

When you’re back at school, it can be really hard to keep stress at bay. Get started with some meditation and relaxation exercises early in the term. These tools will help you to cope when things get a bit harder.

Stop, Breathe, and Think gives you simple meditation tasks to follow, and allows you to choose the length and type of meditation that works for you.

Why is it good? (Review from an actual user).

‘The simplicity of the design. The soothing voice that talks you through the meditations. How it asks you questions if you are unsure what meditation is right for you and will give you a list.’

This articles originally appeared on Reach Out 

Want More?

  • Seriously, go and have a look at the apps mentioned above
  • Check out more apps from Reach Out.
  • Have a look at articles on school and study from Reach Out.

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