Getting it right for all pupils
Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) can make a big difference to you at school. It helps the adults who support you to work together to make sure you are ok and getting the support you need.
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.
An important time for young people’s rights
Rights are used to make sure you feel safe, looked after, respected and listened to. Find out how the law is changing to give pupils more rights.
Over 100 pupils with learning disabilities have a say about being included at school
Getting the right support and feeling included in school can be difficult if you have a learning difficulty. Find out what young people have to say…
On dog lovers, homonyms and aspergers: An interview with Author Ann Martin
Best known for The Baby Sitters Club, check out this interview with author Ann Martin about her book Looking for a Lost Dog. We asked Estella, a girl supported by the National Autistic Society, to interview Ann for us.
It’s okay not to be okay. But it’s also okay to ask for help.
Watch Seeme Scotland’s new film helping young people know it’s ok to not feel ok.
Ethnic Minority Young People
Our say: Young refugees on learning in a new country
Can you imagine having to leave behind your home, friends and family to go on your own to a new country? That’s what some young refugees have experienced. Read their story…
5 tips if you’re feeling down, by a guy whose been through it
Jonny shares his tips if you’re struggling to cope with life.
1 in 10 people have dyslexia in Scotland
What do Keira Knightley, Steven Spielberg and Jamie Oliver have in common? They all have dyslexia.