Support for learning
Getting it right for all pupils
Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) can make a big difference to pupils’ lives. Find out how.
What helps young people feel included in school?
“For me, talking and listening are the key to true inclusion” Mark Stewart, Young Inclusion Ambassador talks about his experience of school.
For a giggle: Mexican Wave in an Exam Hall
Love this Childline film – what a classic! They’ve got lots of good advice about beating exam stress on their website.
The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is listening to 1,000 care experienced voices
“I think it is vital for our voices to be heard. We are the ones that live within the system so we know how it really works and what it feels like, better than anyone else”. Find out why listening to care experienced young people is so important.
Just found out you’ve got dyslexia? Get advice from young people who know how you’re feeling….
We love this letter written by two pupils who wanted to help other young people who have found out they have dyslexia.
Does worrying about how you look hold you back at school? Let’s get real…
If you find it hard to feel confident at school because of how you look, you’re not alone. Find out how the Be Real campaign is out to change our ideas about the ‘perfect body’.
Having your say
Your voice counts!
Have your say on what it’s like to get extra support in school
Jordan’s story – autism, school, friends and other life lessons
Jordan’s story: “When I was at school, I always felt the need to tell everyone I met, my classmates, about the fact I am autistic so that everyone knew why I acted differently from other people”.
Getting it right on exam day
So exam day has arrived. Hang in there.
SQA have got some good tips for getting it right on the big day.…Like make sure you have breakfast; read all the questions before you start; and build up your confidence by answering the easier questions first before you tackle the tricky ones.