What if I disagree with decisions made about what’s right for me at school?
Find out different ways to sort out disagreements about your support in school.
How can sharing what it’s like to receive additional support in school help other young people?
Pupil voice: moving to high school and getting support for my dyslexia
Hear from Abby about her experience about having dyslexia and changing schools.
Know your rights: the UN Convention on the rights of the child
Find out about your rights to be listened to and involved in decisions made about your support in school.
Money and housing issues
Pupil voice: How poverty affects young people
Money issues? You’re not the only one.
Here are some ways schools can help pupils whose families are struggling with the costs of the school day:
- school clothing grants
- help to access money and welfare advice
- help with food or other costs during school holidays.
Get advice from Child Poverty Action Group Scotland and check out their film.
Pupil voice: what your teacher can do to support you if you have dyslexia
Got dyslexia? Here are some tips from Rachel about what teachers can do to help you at school.
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.
Pupil voice: why it’s important to listen to care-experienced young people
Hear from Lynzy about why it’s important care experienced voices are heard.
It’s not easy to talk
Young people have a 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.