'exams' blog posts:
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.
7 May 2013
Demos proposes shake up of school inspections
A fundamental shake up of how school and pupils are assessed including the abolishment of Ofsted has been proposed by think-tank Demos.
23 Aug 2012
Advice for young people getting their GCSE results today.
25 Jun 2012
A student's view of exam stress and educational reforms
Guest blogger Laura Brown writes about her experiences of exams
28 May 2012
A young person's story: how to cope with exams
Guest blogger Jamie Elsworth gives his advice on how to deal with the stresses of exam season
12 Mar 2012
Think Positive – improving student mental health in Scotland
Graeme Kirkpatrick, NUS Scotland's Deputy President, discusses their 'Think Positive' campaign which aims to improve student mental health in Scotland.
24 Feb 2012
More exams could cause a generation of stressed children
Michael Gove’s plan to phase out coursework with more emphasis on examinations is likely to create a generation of stressed out and struggling children, warns YoungMinds' Lucie Russell