School can take up a big part of your life and it can be a great place to learn and make friends. But everyone has bad days and school can also be stressful and scary.  

Common issues are…

  • Fitting in
  • Homework or revision overload
  • Bullying 
  • Dealing with disappointing results
  • Choosing a college or university
  • Bullying
  • Choosing work experience
  • Moving schools
  • Picking subjects


If possible, talk to your school guidance teacher – it’s their role to enable students to have a good route through their school career. There’s nothing they haven’t heard before and they may be able to give you great tips on how to deal with what’s worrying you.