The ‘regardless of the result’ gift
Posted: by Sinade Monday, 17 July 2023 @ 15:50
Results day is coming up for thousands of young people who are waiting for GCSE and A-level marks
‘This will determine my whole life’, is how most of us think at the time.
Now we know that simply isn’t true. Exam results are one small part of how we will move forwards as we leave school.
Our attitude, resilience, work ethic, ability to build relationships, and our personal values, will have far more impact on how our lives pan out, and how we create our own happiness and success, than the scores we achieve in our exams. But we don’t realise this yet.
A very good way of taking the pressure off is to celebrate with your child, in the days before they get their results, to let them know you're already proud of them. Have a special dinner at home, or take them out somewhere nice, or give them a small gift. Let them know how proud you are of them, how impressed with how hard they worked and how much they have progressed - regardless of their results!
Here are our favourite mantras that make the perfect regardless of the result treat...