An emotionally healthy approach to GCSEs - A guide for teachers

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This guide is part of a series about taking an emotionally healthy approach to GCSEs. This is the teachers guide, and the others are for pupils and parents and carers. The guides are packed with practical tips and ideas to support young people before, during and after exam time. Although written in reference to GCSEs, the content can be applied to any exam.

Please note these guides were last updated in 2019, so they do not refer to the Coronavirus pandemic but the advice is still sound and based on evidence.


Additionally, the following articles relate to the current situation:

Top tips for cancelled exams

Not taking exams is the biggest test of all


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