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Feeling stressed about ‘results day’

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When we talk about ‘exam stress’, we often think about revising or taking exams, but stress around results day is common too. Remember that feeling apprehensive, worried or anxious about important news is normal. Although you don’t know what will happen on results day, you can help manage any feelings of stress by making plans and preparing for different outcomes. This blog discusses how.

Applied Generals and Tech Levels this summer

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Around 200,000 16 to 18-year-old students took Applied Generals or Tech Level qualifications in 2018 in subjects areas ranging from applied science, business, and health and social care, to accountancy and horticulture. This blog discusses how the qualifications are assessed and regulated to ensure fairness for all those who take them.