Exam stress lesson plan and PowerPoint

Secondary

In this lesson from Public Health England, students will develop helpful strategies for managing their own exam stress and learn how to be supportive of friends who may also be experiencing stress.

In this lesson, students identify the signs and symptoms of exam stress and recognise that it can affect young people before, during or after an exam.

Using the concept of designing an ‘Exam Buddy’ app to help them, students develop helpful strategies in order to manage their own exam stress and be supportive of friends who may also be experiencing stress.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • young people aged 11 to 16
  • use with whole classes

This lesson plan is just one of many lesson plans on different wellbeing topics, created by Public Health England for the Every Mind Matters campaign. They are all linked to the PSHE or RSHE curriculum.

Curriculum links

England - RSHE

Mental health and wellbeing

By the end of secondary school pupils should know:

·  how to critically evaluate when something they do or are involved in has a positive or negative effect on their own or others’ mental health

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