From KS2 SATs through to university finals, exam season is a tense time for everyone – students, parents, teachers, head teachers and anyone who spends time with them. And now, as May approaches, educators everywhere consider how to best prepare their students for what lies ahead.

Teachers will have additional responsibilities of their own at this time: supporting students’ revision, tracking progress for senior leaders, managing parents’ expectations, planning last-minute revision classes and staying on top of a heavy assessment schedule.

While, thankfully, there’s now a greater awareness of mental health issues in the UK, many educators report concerns about their students’ wellbeing during exam season, with children as young as ten feeling great pressure to perform. There’s a delicate balance, say teachers, between giving learners the practice they need while making sure that they feel happy and well supported.

Read our blog to find out how to support students in Primary, secondary and high education at