Every couple of weeks I go to a local school and talk to the students about what I do. They get to ask me questions about my role as a coach and find out about the profession. I love it. It is a real highlight for me.
I love finding out about how kids think, what their priorities are and what they worry about. So far this year, I have only met year 11 students (15/16 year olds) and their biggest focus is their GCSE exams and how to prepare for them.
I tell each group that I meet the same exact thing, and it occurred to me that maybe a blog post about it might help others too.
The advice I give is pretty simple – there is no science behind it. But sometimes, the most important messages are the simplest ones.
So here it is – my guide to managing stress as you work towards your GCSE’s. Continue reading “GCSE Stress – Tips for Exam Success”