Test Anxiety

  • This training aims to help staff to: identify test anxiety; understand the effects of anxiety and stress; and develop strategies that would be relevant to their learning environment to support cyp who may be suffering from test anxiety


‘School children are suffering from unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety because of government testing and a focus on academic results’ (BBC News Report, 7.3.17).


Although some stress or anxiety can at times be helpful, experiencing high levels of stress for longer periods of time can be harmful to our psychological and physical health.

  • Facilitator
  • Venue & Travel Information

Deborah Flitcroft & Shireen Sadreddini (Educational Psychology, Rochdale MBC)

Hopwood Hall College

Free parking is available onsite - just press the buzzer at the barrier and say you're here for a REAL Trust event.

How to get here

By Road: The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 off the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre

By Rail: Rochdale train station is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.

By Bus: The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.

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