A resources page from Childline to help students to develop the resilience skills and self-care strategies they need to cope with exam stress and pressure. Information includes advice on how to spot the signs of exam stress, coping strategies to deal with pressure and how to navigate external challenges and problems that may compound exam stress, such as relationship issues.Read More
BBC Bitesize has developed a number of resources for young people to explore when preparing for exams and for dealing with exam-related stress which can be shared by teachers in form time .
The resources available include:
Dr Radha’s Exam Survivors podcast
How to deal with exam stress video
Exam Essentials Series.
A poster for secondary school students that can be put up in student common rooms and notice boards talking about what young people can do to look after their mental health and wellbeing. The ideas were generated by young people and include advice about breathing, planning and organising and providing treats for rest periods.Read More
An interesting blogpost compiled by Inner Drive highlighting recent evidence from social psychological studies which demonstrate that multi-tasking can lead to a 40% decrease in productivity amongst students, leading to errors and increased levels of stress and anxiety.Read More