It is normal for everyone to feel anxious sometimes, especially around big changes and periods of uncertainty. Some children worry more than others though, and it can get in the way of them functioning well in the classroom. Common worries that children can have relating to school can include doing well on a piece of work, making a fool of themselves in PE and what their classmates think of them. Children can also worry about things that are happening outside of the classroom. For example, they might worry about something bad happening to a parent or the argument they overheard last night.