GCC Parents Council have organised an information session on ‘Parenting through the Exam process’ led by Alan White. Alan is a teacher, writer and well-being facilitator. This session will take place on Monday evening, the 4th November at 7.30 pm.

The whole house does the leaving cert! When your child is sitting exams, it can be a stressful time for everyone in the house. Parents try to support their children through this difficult time, but it can be challenging at times when the young person is feeling stressed and anxious and even lashing out.

Parents need to be encouraging, patient, and adopt a coaching role during this time. It’s important that your child knows that you are proud of them regardless of the outcome of the exams and that you are there for them at all times.

If you are a parent of an exam student, there are a few things that you can do to help: Please click on the link below for:

Top Tips for Parenting through the Exams