exam help

10 ways to kick exam stress


With only days to go until students all over the UK sit their exams, the levels of worry in your household may be getting the better of your home environment in the form of exam stress. As an unavoidable part of student life that can be challenging to handle, it is worth remembering that stress exists as an alarm system, bringing your attention to certain matters that need addressed in your son or daughter’s life.

Examinations are upon us, and, along with them, the pressure for students to do well.

exam preparation and how to handle stress during exam season

With the examination season in full swing, more young people are finding it hard to cope with the pressure. "Cracking up", is much more common than many parents realise and, once it has happened, is difficult to treat. For parents, there is a difficult line to tread between setting expectations and encouraging a child to work towards challenging goals, as opposed to placing children in situations where they cannot cope or putting them under unreasonable pressure at home.


With just over 11 weeks to go until GCSE Exams, the drop-in clinic will be a place where students can get as and when they want.

2KickStartU’s GCSE drop-in clinic is now open to students getting ready to take their GCSE exams - which means any student struggling with a particular point of the syllabus can get help without committing to full-time tuition.