The following websites provide a wealth of information for students and parents to support them through the exam period:
- Health for Teens – including a link to online counselling through Kooth.com
- Change 4 Life – guidance on healthy eating
- Mee Two – app for young people to access support re. exam stress, anxiety etc. Download our MeeTwo Flyer
- Teenage Pressure & Exam Stress: Information for Parents & Carers
- Coping with exam stress – advice from AQA
- Looking after yourself during your GCSE’s – A Guide for Pupils
- An emotionally healthy approach to GCSE’s – A Guide for Parents
- An emotionally healthy approach to GCSE’s – A Guide for Teachers
- Student Wellbeing Handout
- Revision Planner
Useful Websites to explore Mindfulness techniques
Support for Parents
- Teen Behaviour
- Parents of Teens & Pre-Teens
- Parents of Teens – Coffee & Chat
- Ask Iris
- Self Harm UK
- Cauldwell Children Family Support
- Educate Against Hate
- Report Child Abuse – Gov Online Link
- Anxiety & Mental Health
Helping your child with homework and organisation
- Encourage your child to explain homework tasks to you. Discussing often helps to focus the mind.
- Praise your child for successfully completing homework tasks.
- Try to provide your child with a suitable place and the right equipment to do his/her homework.
- Sign your child’s planner each week.
- Help with spelling punctuation and grammar.
- Take an interest in what your child is learning about.
- Encourage your child to read out loud to you.
- Reading skills are essential to learning.
- Help your child to find out information from books, Internet, etc. Be careful not to do the work for him/her!
- Take an interest in how well he/she did in previous homeworks.