Stress and late nights in the run-up to exam season can lead to changes in children’s eating patterns. We’ve teamed up with paediatric dietitian, Anjanee Kohli, to find out what we can do to help ensure that they have enough energy, stay hydrated and keep stress levels down.
When finishing exam season, your teen’s first thought might be to celebrate with a house party or somewhere else that might involve alcohol. However, partying is not the only way to mark the occasion and it’s good to remind them that there are so many more options for unwinding and rewarding their hard work. If you need some inspiration, here’s a list of 20 fun and varied activities.
Preparation for important exams and assessments starts months before the big day itself. We’ve put together a list of helpful conversation prompts to use with older teens at various stages of their revision process, from 3-6 months before their exam right up to the day after.
Parents can play a powerful role in supporting children with revision. Here are our top 30 tips which will help your children to prepare well for exams and tests.
Dr Weston shares 30 usable tips for the parents and carers of children about to embark on tests, assessments and exams. These holistic tips include advice on the importance of sleep, dinnertime chat, keeping a calm family environment and managing anxiety.
Any parents of pupils ages 16-18 years old should tune in to this video to hear Dr Weston’s top tips on reducing your teens’ anxiety about tests. Learn how to support them effectively and be their biggest cheerleader.
Dr Weston Talks with Dr Duncan Astle: Understanding Learning – Neuromyths, Memory, Revision and Helping Struggling Learners
In this podcast, Dr Weston talks with brain scientist, Dr Duncan Astle, about how to consolidate learning in our memory and finds out some actionable and evidence-based revision tips. They debunk some common neuromyths and explore why we need to change the way we think about intervening to help children who struggle with learning.
We’ve put together some evidence-based tips for you to share with your teens as they embark on their GCSE year. Encouraging young people to integrate some of these ideas into their approach to learning, and their lives generally, will help them to improve their organisation and mindset in the run up to their exams.
Share this video with teens embarking on their GCSE year. It’s packed full of Dr Weston’s top tips on organisation, revision and planning, which they can put to good use during the autumn term, in the run up to Christmas.
Dr Kathy Weston, founder of Tooled Up Education, talks to Victoria Olubi-Ademosu, expert 11+ tutor and founder of The Tutoress.