EXAM PRESSURE


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EXAM PRESSURE Resources & Signposting

Exam stress can start when you feel you can't cope with revision, or feel pressure from your school or family. You might worry you’re going to fail or you won't get the grades you need for the course or job you want, but there is lots of advice and tips on coping. Bottling up stress and trying to deal with it on your own can often make the stress worse. It can really help to talk.

CHILDLINE - Exam Stress: If you’re feeling stressed about taking exams, you aren’t alone. Get advice from Childline and other young people on the link to the left.

PAPYRUS - COPING WITH EXAMS (NOV 2015) 

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SOCIAL PRESSURES AT EXAM TIME


Voice box, Childline’s weekly video chat, looks at social pressures young people might experience at exam time. Topics covered include comparing yourself to friends or others on social media, and the pressure to live up to expectations from home, school, and yourself.