Care experienced

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.

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Autism

Jordan’s story – my life at school with autism

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”.

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Changing School

Starting at high school is a big change, especially when your primary school only has 23 pupils

Changing School

Find out how Luke coped with moving to secondary school from his small primary school. (more…)


Changing School

Moving school: Eilidh’s story

Eilidh tell Reach how she felt about leaving her primary school and going to secondary school. She uses a wheelchair so it was important for her to know that her new school was making plans to ensure she had the support she needed. 

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Changing School

100 things to do at school before the age of 11 – chosen by primary pupils


Changing School

Making new friends can be hard – here’s a tip

Made by young people at Aye Mind.


Changing School

Worried about making friends at my new school

 

Young person finding it hard to make friends

Making friends at your new school isn’t always easy. It can be scary to go up to someone you don’t know. You might worry that you don’t fit in. Try to find people who like the same things as you. It might also help to try out something new, like a new club or activity.

Childline have got lots more good tips if you’re struggling to make friends.


Changing School

Moving schools? Some advice from young people

Fixers film with tips on moving from Primary to Secondary School.