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.
Jordan’s story – autism, school, friends and other life lessons
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”.
Ethnic Minority Young People
Our say: Young refugees on learning in a new country
Can you imagine having to leave behind your home, friends and family to go on your own to a new country? That’s what some young refugees have experienced. Read their story…
Our say: mentors for pupils with autism
Raising awareness of autism – a great pupil project in Stirling.
Making new friends can be hard – here’s a tip
Made by young people at Aye Mind.
Worried about making friends at my new school
It takes time to make new friends. It can be scary to go up to someone you don’t know, but everyone feels that way. Try to find people who are into the same things as you. At some schools you might get a buddy – an older pupil who can help you settle in.
If you’ve been at your new school for a while and are still struggling to make friends, check out Childline’s advice.