This week thousands upon thousands of students in the UK have been receiving their AS and A Level results. Next week the GCSE results will be out. For many the grades received will access and promote their dreams and aspirations for the future and all will carry on smoothly, but for some their exam results will interrupt their future plans and introduce a platform of confusion. Such disruption to these students can prove to be quite challenging for them and at this time they will need nurturing through such a difficult time with compassion and empathy by those around them.
But how can parents and carers help at this time and what steps will help the students involved?
Critically and essentially parents/carers need to be available. Avoiding urges to cast judgement and issue blame is essential at such times for whilst the emotions are heightened, the first port of call is…
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