'exam stress' blog posts:
5 Sep 2013
Exam stress can affect results
Anxious pupils are more likely to do badly in their exams than those who are less worried about their performance, research has found.
23 Aug 2013
The damage of an 'exam factory' schooling approach
Fears have been raised over the damage to education created by schools’ ‘exam factory’ approach. Concerns are being raised that children’s education is being damaged by an ‘exam factory’ approach to schooling, in relation to this years fallen GCSE grad
15 Aug 2013
Students negative feelings most common at night
A recent study released by the Nightline Association, which provides student-led support services to over 90 universities, has found that 75% of university students had personally experienced some form of emotional distress.
13 Aug 2013
Young people with poor exam grades give up on futures
Young people with few qualifications believe they will end up on benefits and “will never amount to anything”, according to a report published by The Prince’s Trust.
20 May 2013
Ten per cent of students have suicidal thoughts
National Union of Students research finds 13 per cent of students feel suicidal and 20 per cent have a mental health problem.
15 May 2013
Top tips for parents concerned about children's exam stress
Exam times are one of the peak periods for the helpline with parents contacting us concerned about exam stress on their child. Today YoungMinds are releasing some top tips for parents/carers who are concerned about exam stress and the child.
5 Sep 2012
Children return to school
While most children will feel slightly nervous returning to school, some will have real anxiety or depression for a number of reasons.
23 Aug 2012
Advice for young people getting their GCSE results today.
29 Jun 2012
What it's like living with depression
Our guest blogger talks about her own experience of depression and self-harm
25 Jun 2012
A student's view of exam stress and educational reforms
Guest blogger Laura Brown writes about her experiences of exams