Well Being - Coping with exams

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Dear Parents, As our children face the pressure of exams at this time of year here are some useful links with good advice on how to spot the signs of stress and how to cope with modern student life.

Signs of stress | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems

Describes some of the most common signs of stress, including being unable to concentrate, being irritable or restless, chest pains and not being able to sleep.

Exam stress and pressure | Childline

Get tips on coping with exam stress and pressure, plus how to deal with pressure from your family and how to stop worrying about not getting the grades you need. 

Exams and assessments | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems

Ideas and suggestions to help you cope with exams and assessments.

Exam stress, BBC Radio 1 advice  http://bbc.in/2qRjrR6

Help your child deal with exam stress - Stress, anxiety and depression - NHS Choices

Help your child through the stress of school exams and tests. Includes advice on diet, sleep and exercise.

BBC Bitesize has introduced Mindset – resources and tips to help students deal with exam stress

 

 

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