Coronavirus

Leaving school in 2021

With restrictions starting to lift, leaving school in 2021 may look a little more like you imagined – but it’s far from back to normal.

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Support for learning

Need extra support at school?

People sometimes think only pupils with a diagnosis or a particular condition can get #additional support for learning in school. In fact, you should get help with your learning if you are struggling for whatever reason. Check out some of the reasons why you might need extra support at school sometimes.

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Care experienced

Young people in foster care have their say “Give me a chance”

Young champions from the Fostering Network Scotland have made an ace film called “Give me a Chance” about the positive role that foster care can have in young people’s lives.

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Leaving school

Advice we wish we’d known when we left school

Remember that YOU know yourself best. You’re making a choice for you, no one else.

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Your rights

What’s next? Getting ready to leave school

feet walking away from school

Your school should start supporting you to get ready to leave school at least a year before you are due to go.

 

Find out ways your school might help you get ready to leave and the info they might pass on when you go


Care experienced

Leaving school, leaving care

If you’re care-experienced, your school should help you plan what you might do after you leave.

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Leaving school

A film about getting ready to leave school


Leaving school

Organisations in Scotland that can help if you’re leaving school this year.

Even if leaving school this year is not quite what you had imagined, there are organisations in Scotland who are there for you.

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Leaving school

Why it’s a good idea to let your college or uni know you’re disabled

Advice from LEAD about letting your college or uni know you’re disabled.

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Leaving school

My world of work

Get the help you need to make decisions about your future.

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