Every teacher wants to ignite that spark of curiosity and love for their subject in their students that will last a lifetime. The difficult balance is to encourage students to do their very best without bringing undue pressure that can lead to stress and anxiety.
Anxiety can be debilitating (for parents and teachers too). If you are stressed: remember this feeling will not last, ask for help from those you trust and look after yourself, eat well and sleep.
If you are worried about your child or friend at this time of exams and possible stress, there is help available on youngminds.org.uk.