As many as one in six young people experience anxiety, making it a common problem for students in and outside of the classroom. Some nervousness is normal before tests and exams, but when a feeling of panic remains, it can prevent learning and block positive emotional states.

Anxiety can be categorised in different ways, some examples include:

How our tutors approach students with Anxiety

Familiarity usually lessens anxiety. Our tutors will let the student become familiar with the learning environment or exam room beforehand. They will tell them about events in good time so that they can mentally prepare. Tutors will make sure the student is getting plenty of positive affirmation and warmth. Tutors will also avoid too many direct questions in the beginning of the interaction with the student.