Supporting LGBT young people at school
If you’re questioning your sexuality or whether to come out at school, find out about ways that schools can support LGBT pupils.
Remember that you have the right to an education free from discrimination and bullying. You should not have to defend or hide who you truly are.
Pupil voice: Jordan’s views on her life at school with autism
Friendships, the support base and bullying – young campaigner Jordan reflects on her time at school with autism
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’.
One pupil’s advice if you’re being bullied
A film about being bullied for having problems reading
Stand up and speak out against homophobia
A great film showing we all have a part to play in stopping homophobic bullying.
Looking for a counsellor?
Counselling is a safe space to talk about issues at school. Find out how to look for a counsellor near you.
Know your rights – feel safe
This is just one of a list of rights you have. Rights are like promises to young people to keep you safe, look after you and treat you fairly. Find out more about your rights from the Children and Young People’s Commissioner.
Feeling included at school when you have a learning disability
Did you know that about 1 in 50 people has a learning disability? Find out about support and how you can campaign for change.
Homophobia at school – being bullied about your sexual orientation
LGBT Youth Scotland film for people who are being bullied or are just trying to work out who they really are…
Lots of schools now have LGBT societies and groups you can join to get support.