Changing School

Pupil voice: leaving primary school

Leaving primary school for secondary school is a massive deal! It’s a big change that can be worrying but also exciting.

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Autism

Living with autism – Five things that help

Watch this film and hear from Amber about living with autism.

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Friends

Autism and friendship – advice from a young person

We asked a young person with autism to come up with her top tips for making friends and talking to people at school.

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Young people have a say

Young Ambassadors for Inclusion – Ask us, hear us, include us

The Young Ambassadors for Inclusion are pupils with diverse support needs, who are campaigning for everyone to be included, no one left out. They created a film which could allow their views to be heard and help school staff understand how to support pupils with additional support needs.


Hearing loss

BSL – pupils at St Rochs hearing impairment unit share their advice


Support for learning

Pupil from the Royal Blind School shares his top tip


Disability

Pupil Voice: “My dyslexia enables me to be creative”

From Dyslexia Unwrapped, where you can listen to lots of young people talk about the ups and downs of having dyslexia.


Pupil participation

Pupil Voice: 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.

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Autism

“I’m Jenny…. and this is MY autism”

“Having autism is unique – it’s not painful, or itchy, or sore – it’s just how I see the world”. Check out this Fixers film and hear a girl called Jenny on a campaign to end the stigma about having Aspergers and to show it’s no reason to stop believing in yourself….


Pupil participation

BSL: Pupil participation helps you do well at school

Check out this great BSL film about how being included in decision making helps you do well at school. It’s made by The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland.