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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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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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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