Managing Exam and Test Anxiety - Elsa Support

Managing Exam and Test Anxiety

Managing exam and test anxiety – It is common for pupils to feel anxious about any  exams or tests that they have to do in school. There are a number of resources on the website that will be helpful to manage those nerves. Happy pupils with good regulation skills are likely to perform better. Please do explain that a little anxiety and stress is normal and it can actually help them perform better. Too much stress and anxiety will have the opposite effect.

This is a full intervention suitable from Year 6 to Secondary. Click the picture to take you there for a closer look. Each letter of BREATHE represents a lesson. You could do them in order or just pick one that you feel is suitable.

breathe exam and test anxiety

This is a display pack to help pupils particularly in KS2 but could also be useful for Secondary pupils. Please click the picture to take you to the resource.

exam tips

These are little cards that could be put together on a keyring as a reminder of things that will help them. Please click the picture to take you to the resource.

TEST TIPS

This is a free poster to download showing the test tips. Please click the picture to take you to the resource.

test tips poster

We also have lots of resources for anxiety and regulation. These breathing bookmarks and posters are helpful which show lots of ways of using calming breathing. Please click the picture to take you to the resource.

just breathe exercises for regulation

This is a PowerPoint and printable cards. The teacher could go through the PowerPoint and practise some of the exercises, then give each pupil a set of cards. Please click the picture to take you to the resource.

This Be in Charge workbook might be helpful to ensure pupils have good energy levels. Please click the picture to take you to the resource.

be in-charge workbook

The stress bucket resource is also helpful for managing stress. Please click the picture to take you to the resource.

stress bucket

Anxiety cards with lots of useful questions and tips to help with anxiety. Please click the picture to take you to the resource.

anxiety cards

 

Other Resources you will love!
Affirmation Cards
Affirmation Cards
Affirmation Cards

Affirmation Cards Superheroes – Item 232

These lovely affirmation cards are perfect for all those superheroes out there. The word affirm means to ‘state something that is true’. These cards have…

£2.00

ELSA Secondary Anger Pack – Item 531

This is an ELSA Secondary Anger pack of worksheets to help you support pupils who have anger issues. These are all in black and white…

£3.00

support staff basic planner
support staff basic planner
support staff basic planner

Support Staff basic Planner Update 2023/2024 – Item 585

This is the support staff basic planner update Please note this is NOT the Full Support Staff Planner but an update for  2023/2023 for those…

£2.00

  • Chichi says:

    Thank you for the Managing Exams and Test Anxiety resources. I was wondering if there could an option to have the different resources ( 9 of them) in a pack to allow for easy purchase ( so all in one bundle like you have with some other resources).
    Thank you ever so much for the fabulous work you do!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Share

Lost your password?

Purchase Advanced Credit

What's this?

Choose the value of credit you would like to purchase. Note that the minimum purchase is £10.00

If you would like to purchase an amount not shown, click on Other amount and enter your required amount in the box that appears.