Helping Your Child With Exam Stress

Exams are a stressful time for any young person, Mood swings and outbursts are more likely to occur during this period. Look out for other signs that your child may be struggling, including poor sleep patterns or a change in appetite or behaviour.

It’s worth preparing ways of supporting your child during exam weeks and thinking about how you will react and respond on the day if they don’t get the result that they, or you, are hoping for.Work with your child to find what revision style works for them.

Encourage your child to take revision breaks and find a balance between studying and doing things they find enjoyable and relaxing.

Tips to support your child through the exam period 

If you're worried about how your child is coping with exams at school, here is our A to Z guide of advice and information on where you can get help.