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How can I make friends in school

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How do I make friends at school. I’ma boy aged 16 in TY. I have had enough of not having anyone to play wuth


Hey there!
It’s great that you’re reaching out for advice on making friends at school. It can be tough, especially when you’re feeling lonely. First of all, we want to commend your bravery for seeking help with this. It takes courage to ask for guidance.
One key approach to making friends, is to join clubs or extracurricular activities that align with your interests. This is an excellent way to meet people who share your passions. Additionally, try striking up conversations with your classmates, perhaps about shared hobbies or schoolwork. Don’t be afraid to be yourself and show genuine interest in others. Building friendships often starts with small interactions.
There are many articles on the Childline website about friendships. You may like to have a read through some of them here in particular and
Remember that you’re never alone in this journey. If you ever feel overwhelmed or just need someone to talk to, the Childline Team is here for you, 24/7. You can contact us at freephone 1800 66 66 66 or reach out through Live Chat at We are ready to support you and explore your options with you.
Keep your chin up, and best of luck in making new friends at school!
Take care of yourself,

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