Coping with exam stress/anxiety

This lesson will focus on exam stress and anxiety, looking at coping mechanisms and recognising when exam anxiety needs more than self-help. This lesson covers issues about exam stress and anxiety. If this is a sensitive topic to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Everyone experiences exam stress and anxiety at some point in their life.

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Q2.Which of the following might be ways to cope with exam stress?

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Q3.Which option below is a definition for 'anxiety'?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Everyone experiences exam stress and anxiety at some point in their life.

1/3

Q2.Which of the following might be ways to cope with exam stress?

2/3

Q3.Which option below is a definition for 'anxiety'?

3/3

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Quiz:

Coping with exam stress and anxiety

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.A coping mechanism is using a conscious or unconscious adaptation to stress.

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Q2.Which of the following is NOT a good coping mechanism for exam stress?

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Q3.Self-help is using your own effort or resources to achieve things. Is this definition correct?

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Q4.Which of the following are signs that someone's exam stress and anxiety requires more than self-help?

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Quiz:

Coping with exam stress and anxiety

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.A coping mechanism is using a conscious or unconscious adaptation to stress.

1/4

Q2.Which of the following is NOT a good coping mechanism for exam stress?

2/4

Q3.Self-help is using your own effort or resources to achieve things. Is this definition correct?

3/4

Q4.Which of the following are signs that someone's exam stress and anxiety requires more than self-help?

4/4

Lesson summary: Coping with exam stress/anxiety

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