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5 tips for parents during the exam period

Because exams can be a challenging time for parents, too.

  • be flexible – a teenager’s untidy bedroom can wait  
  • help to set up a comfortable and private study area at home, if you have space
  • tell younger siblings about the exams to reduce noise and respect study time
  • help your child to eat healthily during exams
  • listen and give support without judgement

If you feel that your child isn’t coping, you might want to talk to their teacher at school to see if further support is available.