Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Information on helping a young person through exams

Exam time can be a very challenging and stressful period for both you and your young person.

So how do you help your teenager stay calm, motivated and reach their full potential? 

The following organisations offer some very useful advice that may help to support you and your family during this time:

  • The NHS - advice for parents on how you can help your child beat exam stress
  • Young Minds - a guide for young people on dealing with exam stress
  • Dorset Mental Health Support Team in Schools (Dorset MHST) -  information on exam anxiety and an ultimate revision guide
  • Anxiety UK - top tips on how to manage exam stress.