Mid Year Assessment Tips : Advice for parents

  1. A dedicated quiet space with good natural light or lighting is best for
    studying, with no distractions. If you have other children who are not
    studying for exams, make sure that they know the importance of revision
    time.
  2. Ensure that your son or daughter has one evening a week away from their
    studies. It’s also important that they take regular breaks during the study
    periods.
  3. Be around as a ‘feeding station’ – feed your child lots of healthy food and
    proper meals – not too many sugary snacks and junk food.
  4. Offer to help with testing or ask if there is something that you can do for
    them.
  5. Reassure them you are concerned about their welfare more than the
    results.
  6. Know your son or daughter’s revision timetable. Encourage them to tell
    you about what they are studying. If you know that they are not at their
    best first thing in the morning, encourage them to rest then and work
    when they are energetic. They should choose their weakest/sleepiest time
    of day to be sociable and go out, or watch TV at those times.
  7. Make sure that they have the correct equipment they need for the

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