Leaving school

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

Disabled. It’s a loaded word not all disabled people want to identify with. But if you want to get off to a good start at college or uni – try to make peace with that word and tick the disability box on your application form.

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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, not for anyone else. And if plan A doesn’t work out, don’t worry. Lots of people end up doing something different from what they first planned.

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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


Leaving school

A film about getting ready to leave school


Leaving school

My world of work

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

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Leaving school

Disabled and leaving school?

Get advice on how you can carry on with your learning after you leave school.

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Leaving school

Information your school might pass on when you leave

Making sure the right people know what support you need after you leave school is important. But so is respecting your privacy.

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