Testing Times

A (not entirely serious) playlist to help you (and your young people or kids) through exam season.

Over And Underneath by Tenth Avenue North

Let It Go - Tenth Avenue North
You need to try to relax. It’s important to remember that you can’t take the exams for them. Firstly, it’s not allowed, and secondly, you’ll probably only answer all the maths questions in feet and inches anyway.

Dolly Parton

9 To 5 - Dolly Parton
In an ideal world, they’d lock themselves away with a multicoloured revision timetable for a whole working day. In reality, they will sneak out and go to the pub. We know that because we did it at their age, and we did ok, didn’t we? Didn’t we?

Bobby McFerrin

Don't Worry, Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin
What’s the worst that could happen? Exams aren’t everything. If it all goes terribly wrong, they could always end up making their fortune by writing 100 words per month for a niche magazine. Oh, hang on a minute…


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