Dealing with the stress of exam results day

Exam results day can be both an exciting and worrying time.

If you’re not feeling great about results day, remember you are not alone. No matter how big, or small, your worries and concerns are – there’s support available to help you.

Take a look at the list below to find the right support for you.


Kooth offer free online mental health and wellbeing support to all 11-25-year-olds in Portsmouth. You can sign up anonymously, and the service is completely safe.

Kooth offer lots of different support. You can read articles, complete different activities and chat with other young people.

You can also chat to trained staff between 12pm and 10pm on weekdays and 6pm and 10pm on weekends. They have lots of experience and can give you advice on dealing with results, understanding how you’re feeling and help you get other support if you need it.

Young Minds

Young Minds has lots of useful advice on their website, including tips for coping with exam results stress and dealing with disappointing results. You can also get advice from students like Ella, who experienced anxiety before getting her results.


AQA offer advice on noticing signs of stress and what you can do to feel better. Their tips include looking after your physical health, connecting with others and mindfulness.


Childline also offer useful tips and advice – including how to tell your parents about your results.