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8-10 Years

Between the ages of 8 – 10 years children are aware of alcohol.  They often associate alcohol with parties and social occasions so will perhaps be aware of drunken behaviours.   

Visit the Drinkaware and Alcohol Educational Trust websites for help about talking to your child about alcohol


Try the Quiz

Listen to the Audio Clip Below

How would you respond?

  1. You could ask a friend to take Gemma to her swimming class this week and return the favour the following week.
  2. Tell Gemma that she cannot go to the class.
  3. Decide that one parent is OK to drive so will drive Gemma to the class.