Reach can help you to understand your rights at school to feel supported, included, listened to and involved in decisions.
Having a hard time at school?
Get advice about school.
No one has the right to hurt you, call you names or treat you badly. Here’s a tip from a pupil who has been bullied:
“The advice I would give from my experiences is – definitely talk to someone. It’s the best thing that you can do, and you have to know that you don’t need to go through this alone.”
Get more tips if you’re being bullied.
Speaking out can help others.
Young people’s voices on school and support that helps.
You have the right to be supported and listened to at school.
Find out about your rights to support for learning + pupil participation.
Get help to use your rights from My Rights, My Say.
It’s not always easy to speak up about the the issues in your life making school hard and the support you need. Find out about how an advocate can help you to make your voice heard at school.
What else can I do to make my voice heard at school?
Making friends at your new school can be hard. It can be scary to go up to someone you don’t know, and you might worry that you don’t fit in.
Give it time, and try to find people who like the same things as you.
Help me, I’ve started at a new school.