Year 12: Managing Exam Stress

More than 220,000 students go through their year 12 exams each year, in what can be the most stressful time of their school years. Many feel like their entire life depends on their Year 12 results, but those of us who’ve been through it know there’s life after.

Free Year 12 Exam Resources

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This resource package is designed to help you support your students (and their parents and carers) through the stressful exam period.

The package includes a webinar and classroom resources covering the following topics:

  • What is stress
  • How to recognise students who may not be coping with the added stress
  • Ways you can support students
  • Access to free resources


Check out our webinar recording to hear Jackie McIver (National Program Manager, ReachOut Schools), Jeannette James (Principals Australia Institute and the MindMatters initiative) and Isabella Merrilees-White (ReachOut Youth Ambassador) share reminders, recommendations and resources to help teachers and wellbeing staff support students (and their parents and carers) through the stressful exam period.

Download the webinar slides

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