Coping With Pre Exam Stress The following are useful websites if your child is suffering with stress prior to their GCSE Exams. YoungMinds Parent helpline 0808 8025544 (Mon-Fri 9.30am to 4.00pm) YoungMinds Parent’s Forum www.shareyourstory.org.uk The NHS has put together a page of a few simple and easy to use tips for parents. www.nhs.uk/Livewell/childhealth6-15/pages/Examstress.aspx Explains anxiety and panic attacks, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family. www.mind.org.uk Childline’s website has lots of advice on how to cope under the pressure of exams. www.childline.org.uk Headspace Meditation App Headspace is a mobile app which can help you to practice simple mindfulness skills. The app also has a ‘buddy system’ which can help connect you with your friends to motivate each other along your meditation journey.