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Exam stress: Anxious students urged to get in touch

by Peter Bearne
students who are feeling anxious about their GCSEs are urged to get in touch
students who are feeling anxious about their GCSEs are urged to get in touch Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The charity Childline says its Nottingham office is getting hundreds of calls a week in the Midlands from teenagers suffering exam stress.

It's urging students who are feeling anxious about their GCSEs to get in touch.

Last year, the charity received more than 1500 calls from young people under 18 who were worried about their exams.

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