Your right to have a say in the support you need at school
Find out about your rights to be supported, included, listened to and involved in decisions at school.
It’s not always easy to speak up about your problems
If you’re having a hard time at school, it’s not always easy to talk about it. But talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.
Having your say
An advocate can help you make your voice heard at school
Did you know that you have the right to have a say in decisions made about your support at school? Watch this to find out how an advocate can help you make your voice heard.
Pupil Voice: pupil participation at my school means “every single pupil has a voice”
Rachel’s views on pupil participation: What my school is doing to give pupils more say in decision making
Pupil participation at school matters – here are 3 reasons why
There are lots of ways that you can make your voice heard at school and get involved in making decisions that affect your education and well-being. But why does pupil participation matter? Here are 3 good reasons.
Pupil Voice: Respecting Children’s Rights at our School
Learning about your rights can help you feel more cared for and in control of your future. Find out more about the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Awards.
BSL – pupils at St Rochs hearing impairment unit share their advice
Sorting out issues – how I used my right to ask for an assessment
If you aren’t happy with one of your classes, you can ask to be assessed to find out what learning support will work better for you. Here’s how Josh had his say.
How I got the chance to use my voice at school
Ever had a difficult relationship with someone at school? Find out how a meeting with her teachers helped Shannon have her say and make things easier for her.
Speaking up at the pupil council about what matters to us
Does something need fixed at your school? Scott spoke up at Pupil Council and made getting online easier.