Preparing for Exams and Assessments

Ofqual has published resources aimed at helping young people through the exam period. There is a range of materials – guides, blogs, and other documents – for students, or teachers, parents and carers supporting them, to help manage exam pressure. These include:

A guide for students on coping with exam pressure, developed with specialists from Liverpool John Moores University and a series of blogs written by a group of researchers and practitioners who work together through the University of Manchester’s Institute of Education:

Ofqual has also published a collection of links to guides and advice published by other organisations and specialists and a review of published literature on the topic of test anxiety which may be of interest to academics and practitioners working in the field.