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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Young people have a say

You are more than a condition

If you’re living with a long term condition, you might have felt like coronavirus has had an impact on your mental health. Listen to young people with long term conditions sharing what’s been hard and what has helped them. It helps to know you’re not alone. Check out the campaign page #MoreThanACondition too.


Support for learning

I’m finding it hard to concentrate at school

5 top tips if you find it hard to focus at school.

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Mental health

It’s not always easy to talk

Talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.


Young people have a say

Pupil voice: my advice for dealing with school problems


Eating

Does worrying about how you look hold you back at school? Let’s get real…

If you find it hard to feel confident at school because of how you look, you’re not alone. Find out how the Be Real campaign is out to change our ideas about the ‘perfect body’.

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Young people have a say

Pupil voice: my advice if you’re feeling down about school


LGBT

Pupil voice: LGBT+ young person speaks about bullying and mental health

Find out how LGBT+ young people are campaigning for change.

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Mental health

Let’s keep talking about mental health

How can Scotland get better at supporting young people to feel mentally healthy?

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Young carers

Pupil voice: Young carers feeling ok

“Coping with being a young carer is difficult, yes, but I feel proud that I’m making sure my family are okay”. Young carers share their views with the Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland.

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