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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Autism

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

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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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Mental health

Can’t sleep?

Not getting enough sleep can make it hard to focus in class and study. If you’re lying awake worrying about school, here are 4 things you could try…

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Autism

Pupil voice: befriending pupils with autism

Raising awareness of autism – a great pupil project in Stirling.

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Changing School

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

Made by young people at Aye Mind.


Relationships

Worried about making friends

Making new friends at school isn’t easy. It can be scary to go up to someone you don’t know. You might feel shy. You might worry that they won’t understand you or that you won’t fit in. Here are 5 top tips for making friends.

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Changing School

Making friends at my new school

worried about making friends - picture of young person on their ownWorried about making friends at your new school? You’re not the only one.

We’ve got lots of good tips about making friends in our relationships advice section.  


Friends

Some good advice from Childline about friends

We ❤️ this tip from Childline:

‘The number of friends you have isn’t important. What matters is having friends that you’re close to, who can support you and who won’t try to hurt you or bully you.’

Childline have got more good advice about making friends.