Wellbeing Support for the Exam Season
Looking after your wellbeing is always important but especially so during the busy exam season.
We have gathered a few useful guides on how you (and your parents) can help support you during this time, some strategies for keeping calm and some ideas for self-care.
Please remember that school is here to help you, talk to your teachers or contact the Student Welfare Team, firstname.lastname@example.org, for support.
Calming Strategies for Dealing with Exam Anxiety
Exam and test anxiety is perfectly normal. It can help to motivate us to study, to stay focused, and enhance our performance. BUT sometimes anxiety negatively impacts on how we feel, how we think, our physiological responses and how we behave.
Everyone’s approach to self-care will look different. What works for you might not work for others. There are lots of different self-care strategies so you can try out different ones until you find something that works for you:
Here are over 90 self-care strategies identified and written by young people on On My Mind so you can try out different ones until you find something that works for you.
Draw up a plan and put aside some time every day for yourself and say what you will do.